3d printing metal

Headmade Materials Receives €1.9 Million in Funding for “Cold Metal Fusion” 3D Printing Process

Based in Wuerzburg, Germany, Headmade Materials not only offers patented sinter-based cold metal fusion (CMF) technology to its customers, but also encourages them to consider new ways to design and…

3D Printing Webinar and Virtual Event Roundup, July 7, 2020

We’ve got plenty of 3D printing webinars and virtual events to tell you about for this coming week, starting with nScrypt’s webinar today. 3Ding and Formlabs will each hold a…

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Affordable Aluminum 3D Printing with ValCUN’s Molten Metal Deposition

Whereas 3D printing has traditionally been used to make a lot of high-end parts in which weight saving and the texture or form make a high-value 3D-printed part worthwhile, lower…

Interview with Christian Lönne on Höganäs Digital Metal: “Making Real Products for Real Applications”

Developed by a small team in Sweden, Höganäs’ Digital Metal technology is a relative unknown in 3D printing. Höganäs itself makes a lot of the powder for metal powder bed…

Characterizations & Comparisons of Virgin and Recycled Metallic 3D Printing Powders

Authors N.E. Gorji, R. O’Connor, and D. Brabazon are studying metal powders in the recently published ‘XPS, XRD, and SEM characterization of the virgin and recycled metallic powders for 3D…

3D Printing Pioneer Interview With Bill Carter of GE Research

GE Research has been utilizing 3D printing for a very long time indeed. In the past company invented key polymers used for 3D printing, applied many processes to aerospace and…

GH Induction Group Announces New Service for 3D Printed Copper Coils & Inductors

While the substantial benefits of 3D printing are discussed often in the progressive industrial and technological sectors today, the advantages they can have for just one business and their innovative…

3D Printing News Briefs: August 24, 2018

We’re sharing some business news in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, followed by some interesting research and a cool 3D printed statue. Meld was listed as a finalist in the…

New Caltech Technique Makes It Possible to 3D Print Complex Metal Structures on the Nanoscale

Nanoscale 3D printing is a small-scale technique that many researchers are working to further develop, and 3D printing on the nanoscale with metal is one of the major challenges. But…

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CoLiDo Introduces New AMSS Metal 3D Printing Technology

We have heard a lot about the extensive line of 3D printers from CoLiDo, a subsidiary of Hong Kong print consumables company Print-Rite Holdings. Last year, the young company released its ninth 3D…

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…

Australia Has Big Hopes for a New Metal 3D Printer: LightSpEE3D Coming to CDU Thanks to Government Grant

We’ve definitely been seeing a lot of 3D printing innovation coming out of Australia recently, from 3D printed fashion, medical implants and 3D bioprinting to a virtual 3D world of dinosaurs…

Swiss Chemical Company Uses 3D Printing for Catalyst R&D, Seeks to Expand North American Footprint

According to reports released by Research & Markets, North America has been at the forefront of the 3D printing industry, which makes sense, considering that the first 3D printer was…

Thrinno Tells Us About New Fast Quote Design Analysis Software Aimed at Metal Additive Manufacturing Service Providers

In terms of preparing project quotations, current 3D printing and additive manufacturing (AM) practices revolve around either expensive, time-consuming estimates, or quick and dirty ones. But Belgian software startup Thrinno,…

Siemens Engineers Successfully Test New 3D Printed Gas Turbine Blades, Manufactured at Siemens-Owned Materials Solutions

Back in 2015, German engineering group Siemens formalized a strategic investment package with UK-based Materials Solutions, an additive manufacturing specialist in nickel superalloy components for gas turbines, as well as specialist…

Lloyd’s Register Energy Partners with TWI to Launch Two Collaborative Global Projects Focused on Industrial Additive Manufacturing Challenges

Toward the end of 2014, Lloyd’s Register Energy (LR) announced a joint industry project (JIP) and asked companies all over the world to come together and discuss the issues manufacturers were dealing with through…

3D Printed Titanium Garmin Cycle Mount Allows for Hands-Off Info While Traveling

Today it seems everywhere we turn, titanium is being used in place of conventional materials—and 3D printing is being employed over traditional processes. And as we delve further, printing with…

University of Pittsburgh Receives $500K Grant to Study Formations of Metal Structures on Nanoscale, Using Specialized LLNL Microscope

Much research being performed today in relation to the 3D printing industry can be so complex it takes a while to wrap our brains around what exactly it is these…

3D Printed Sleep Apnea Device Manufacturer Oventus Medical Debuts on Australian Securities Exchange with the Help of CSIRO

Sleep apnea is perhaps one of the most common sleep disorders and many of those suffering from the condition probably have no idea that they have it. It is estimated…

$60 Million Arconic Facility for Metal 3D Printing to Open at Alcoa Technology Center

There are certainly plenty of newcomers to the 3D printing industry; after all, most consider 3D printing to be a newcomer in itself when compared to the history of the…

Desktop Metal Gets Strategic Investment from GE Ventures and Saudi Aramco

As the hype for desktop FDM 3D printing has slowly dwindled over the past year or so, another, more industrial-driven additive manufacturing process has been gaining some much needed traction….

Walking Again! Patient in China Credits Cure to 3D Printing & Spinal Implant Surgery

Oh 3D printing, how much do we love you? A lot, according to a man in China who just took his first steps in quite some time, and is extremely…

DOE Chooses GE Hitachi to Complete Massive Research Project Studying Use of 3D Printing in Nuclear Power Plants

The power of GE is so far-reaching and encompasses so many different divisions and entities that indeed it’s nearly impossible to keep track of all their often wondrous activities worldwide…