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Metal materials with remarkable properties. This has been the focus of Swedish company VBN Components since the very start. In the middle of the financial crisis in 2008, VBN saw…

3D Printing News Briefs: June 12, 2018

Get ready, we have a lot of news to share with you in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, running the gamut from metal powder 3D printing and new software to…

MX3D’s 3D Printed Bridge Project Takes One More Step Closer to Completion

In Amsterdam, as the Oudezijds Achterburgwal canal winds through the city, a series of more than 1,000 bridges are in place to help pedestrians get from one side to the other….

Chinese Researchers Use SLM 3D Printing Technology to Fabricate Nuclear Components Out of Steel

Research is always ongoing into the many different applications for 3D printing technology, including for the nuclear industry. History was made last year during the first successful installation of a…

GKN Sinter Metals and Porsche Engineering 3D Print with a New Kind of Steel

Steel, particularly stainless steel and tool steel, is a reliable and commonly used material in industries including tooling and biomedical. What is still relatively uncommon, however, is steel material for…

Nucor Steel Tariffs and 3D Printing

Nucor is America’s leading steel company with steel mill and steel products facilities throughout the country. Nucor produces about 15 million tons of steel per year including hot and cold rolled…

EBM 3D Printing Process Used to Process a Steel Alloy with High Damage Tolerance

While the adoption and development of metal 3D printing continues to grow, so too does research into different types of metals that can be 3D printed, including steel. The aerospace and…

VBN Components Introduces World’s Hardest Steel, Suitable for 3D Printing

The steel industry may be a fading one, but don’t tell that to the workers at VBN Components. The Swedish company’s employees say they work in the world’s most modern…

Canadian Construction Company 3D Prints Structural Steel Studs to Build Homes

3D printed structures, like houses, office buildings, and bridges, are much more common than they were even a few years ago, and a construction company in Vancouver is introducing new…

3D Printed Steel Pedestrian Bridge On Track for Amsterdam Installation in 2018, Research Team To Test and Analyze Structure

There are concrete 3D printed bridges, and bridges 3D printed out of modified plastic. Now, we’re one step closer to seeing a first-of-its-kind bridge built by robots and 3D printed using…

Amsterdam: Redesign and Machine Learning Will See MX3D Complete 3D Printed Bridge Next Year

MX3D is famous for a unique 3D printing process that not only extrudes filament straight into thin air but is industrial strength too. With no need for support structures and…

3D Printing for Fire Sprinkler Pipe Design Issues

3D printing may provide a practical solution to a common fire sprinkler installation issue. Pipe installation in tight spaces in walls and ceilings often requires creative pipe design.Traditionally, water piping…

Architect and 3D Jewelry Designer Jenny Wu Partners with ExOne to 3D Print Steel Catena Necklace

We first heard about the beautiful 3D printed jewelry of Harvard-educated architect, author, teacher, and designer Jenny Wu back in 2014, when she partnered with Stratasys to print necklaces and…

ORNL Combines 3D Printing and Metal Casting to Create Stronger Components

As the hype over 3D printing begins to die down a bit, expectations of its potential have changed and become more realistic. It’s still going to change manufacturing, and indeed…

NanoSteel Introduces New Tool Steel Material for Powder Bed Fusion 3D Printing

There’s been quite a bit of talk about steel in the 3D printing world lately. It’s not among the most common 3D printing materials yet, but its profile and potential…

University of Pittsburgh Receives Office of Naval Research Award to Develop Steel 3D Printing Materials

Metal additive manufacturing may be growing, but the number of metals and alloys that can be 3D printed with is still fairly limited. One material that isn’t seen frequently in…

3D Printing in Formula 1: Ferrari to 3D Print Pistons?

Formula 1 has long made intensive and extensive use of 3D printing. In wind tunnel testing models, structural components on cars, mirrors and other components and in the chassis and…

Metal Additive Manufacturing Saves Time and Money in the Beverage Industry

Metal 3D printing is truly starting to pick up more momentum around the world — and we’re seeing a lot of it in Europe in particular lately. Jung & Co….

Designer Phillippe Malouin Unveils 3D Printed Bowl on the Homeware Design Shop Othr

Last month, during New York City’s widely celebrated and prestigious Design Week, a new collaboration was formed to bring emerging technologies and an artistic touch to the realm of homeware…

World’s First 3D Printed Excavator to Debut at CONEXPO-CON/AGG and IFPE 2017

Fluid power, or what is more commonly called hydraulics, is the use of keeping fluids under pressure in order to generate, control, or transmit power. Hydraulics is used in a range…

3D Printed Steel Pedestrian Bridge Will Soon Span an Amsterdam Canal

The oldest of Amsterdam’s approximately 1,280 bridges in use dates back to 1648. The city is famous for its beautiful canals and waterways, and Dutch engineers have long made their names in…

Jenny Wu to Launch Latest Lineup in 3D Printed Steel for LACE Jewelry Collection

Designer Jenny Wu is our favorite crossover artist, and she’s become a solid quadruple threat in a very short amount of time, adding notable jewelry designer to her growing list…

RENA’s 3D Printed Metal Straight Edge Razor Looks to Bring Tradition Back to Shaving

I remember sitting in the bathroom when I was no more than 5 years old, watching my grandfather shave his thick grey beard. He didn’t use a modern-day electric razor, or…

Arup Develops 3D Printed Structural Steel

Arup, an English multinational engineering firm, uses 3D printing to manufacture pieces and components of steel structures in complex projects. The company cites the Beijing National Stadium (“bird’s nest”) and…