3D printed metal components

Stratasys Direct Manufacturing Adds VELO3D’s Sapphire 3D Printer to Its Metals Portfolio

In order to help companies tackle more difficult projects with metal 3D printing, Stratasys Direct Manufacturing (SDM), a Stratasys subsidiary and one of North America’s largest additive and conventional manufacturing…

Aconity3D to Set Up North American Base of Operations for 3D Printing at UTEP

The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) has long been a 3D printing advocate, and a lot of this important work takes place at the university’s W.M. Keck Center for…

3D Printing News Briefs: April 10, 2018

We’re sharing news about awards and new products in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs. DWS Systems has won the Red Dot design award for its DFAB 3D printer, while the…

Boeing and Oerlikon Team Up to Develop Standard Processes for 3D Printed Titanium Aerospace Parts

While titanium is often the metal of choice when it comes to 3D printed implants, the strong, lightweight material also sees great use in manufacturing aircraft components. The aerospace industry is rapidly…

RIT Uses Optomec’s LENS 3D Printing Process to Fix Metal Gear Shaft

The complexity possible through 3D printing is especially helpful for making specific replacement parts, and incorporating the technology is a good way to provide excellent customer service for those who…

Italy: Aidro Uses Metal 3D Printing to Improve Hydraulic Components

Most of us around the world rely on hydraulics to drive many of the different machines and larger electrical items we use without thinking much about the inner power or…

3D Printing Business News: FIT AG Invests in EOS 3D Printing Systems, Nexeo and MakeShaper Release New Filaments

The 3D printing industry never sleeps – there are always new announcements rolling out about new printers, new materials, and new partnerships. This week, German additive manufacturing solutions specialist FIT AG…

Hinckley Creates Its Lightest, First Fully Electric Luxury Yacht with Fake Wood and 3D Printed Titanium Components

From sailboats and submarines to yachts, 3D printing technology has been used numerous times to make components for boats and ships. This week, Rhode Island-based yacht builder Hinckley Co., which…

China’s First Large Commercial Passenger Jet, Featuring 3D Printed Metal Parts, Makes Successful Maiden Flight

While it took China a little longer to embrace 3D printing technology, once companies across the country started to get on board, nothing could slow them down. Developments have been made…

Renishaw Signs New Additive Manufacturing Solutions Centre Partner and Technology Distributor in China

Metal additive manufacturing and metrology systems manufacturer Renishaw, headquartered in Gloucestershire, UK, upgraded its 3D printing division to a larger facility in 2015, and has continued expanding ever since. The company opened…

MAN Diesel & Turbo Equipping Its Gas Turbines with Standardized, 3D Printed Components

We know that metal 3D printing is one of the oldest additive manufacturing forms, but it’s also one of the fastest growing in the industry. It’s been used to manufacture…

Arcam AB Separates Electron Beam Melting 3D Printing Business into Separate Unit, Names New Arcam EBM General Manager

Metal additive manufacturing solutions provider Arcam AB specializes in building machines that can 3D print with specialized metal alloys, and holds over 50 existing patents, including two for metal 3D…

Exmet AB’s Amorphous Metals 3D Printing Technology Receives Investment Boost from AM Ventures, Accelerating Commercialization

It used to be that the only way to produce metallic glass, or amorphous metal, was to rapidly cool it before the solid-state crystalline structure was able to form. This…

Sailing Toward America’s Cup: Renishaw & Land Rover BAR Continue to Harness the Power of 3D Printing

While you might still be learning about the UK’s Renishaw and their global metrology services, when you hear their name in connection with 3D printing you can be assured that…

Prodways-Nexteam Partnership Aims to Forge Ahead in 3D Metal Printing for Aerospace Clientele

The Prodways-Nexteam partnership isn’t afraid. While all the benefits of 3D printing in manufacturing are being flaunted around the world, still many companies are holding back due to fear of…

Renishaw Steps On Board to Create 3D Printed Parts for America’s Cup Yacht, Team Land Rover BAR to Benefit

Whether you sail or not, most everyone understands the epic excitement of the America’s Cup. There are teams around the world who train for years to cause an upset, as…