3d printing metal

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…

Get Your Metal on at the Desktop with Formfutura’s MetalFil PLA Filament for Bronze & Copper

Formfutura just made 3D printing that much better for users who enjoy a more sophisticated—or even ancient-looking—finish. While 3D printing in metal is the hottest thing going right now for strength…

Montreal: PyroGenesis Spins off 3D Printing Business into New Entity to Distribute Metal Powder Systems & Equipment

Montreal is soon to be home to a new manufacturer of metal alloys for 3D printing. As PyroGenesis, a clean-tech company specializing in the making and selling of plasma waste-to-energy…

Are We Poisoning Ourselves & the Planet with 3D Printing? More Research Emerges from RMIT University

We live in a world where most of our products seem to be heavily regulated by government entities mandating plentiful labels with tiny words that go unread, dire warnings regarding impending…

Opportunities in Metal 3D Printing — A Few Questions For: IDTechEx

If there are two things we know about 3D printing, it’s that opportunities are rising rapidly in the metals sector and that trade shows are a great place to hear…

UL AMCC Experts Discuss Hazards in 3D Metal Printing & Safety Precautions to Put in Place

It’s always great getting in on something when it’s brand new. It’s like being part of a secret club—with the rules being made up as you go. 3D printing, while…

Sigma Labs & 3DSIM Forge Complementary Partnership in QA & Testing Solutions for Metal 3D Printing Clientele

3D printing is one technology that is on an undeniably accelerated course. As we find ourselves wowed by an endlessly mind-blowing parade of innovations that seem to outdo themselves one…

Inside 3D Printing 2016 Düsseldorf with METAV: Emphasis on Metal 3D Printing

While all of Germany is known for its captivating old world charm and delicious beer, many think Düsseldorf exemplifies that best, even featuring the ‘the longest bar in the world’…

Fabrisonic: Sound Waves are Building 3D Metal Prints Through Both Additive & Subtractive Processes

With 3D printing, just when you think you’ve seen it–or heard it–all, something else takes its place in the forefront immediately, proving you wrong. While we have followed numerous, and very…

CONTEXT Industry Analysis: The Power of Metal 3D Printing Continues to Grow Impressively

Metal is all the rage lately, and it’s certainly only going to increase in popularity. While your teenagers are probably nodding their heads vigorously in approval, we mean this in…

Toshiba Machine Announces a Metal 3D Printer Ten Times Faster Than Others on the Market

It’s rare to see technology sectors advance as quickly as metal 3D printing has. Until very recently, the technology was lagging a bit behind other forms of 3D printing. Its…

Praxair to Begin Manufacturing & Supplying Titanium Powder for Industrial Metal 3D Printing

Titanium is synonymous with strength. As is 3D metal printing. Mix the two and you have a combination that can change the world. With a process that is becoming more…

Researchers Create a High Viscosity SLA 3D Printer That Can Print Teeth, Metals & More

Typically when we think of desktop 3D printers, we either picture an FDM/FFF, extrusion based machine, or an SLA (steterolithographic) machine. Both of these printers have their positive and negatives…

Researchers Solve Major Issue Surrounding Metal 3D Printing With Reusable Substrates

Not too long ago, metal 3D printing was rather rare. It wasn’t long though before all interested parties had their interests piqued, wondering about the possibilities. As the technology entered…

3D Systems & Scarlett Inc. Partner for Distribution of 3D Metal Printing Solutions in Michigan, Indiana, Ohio

As the 3D printing industry grows, so do connections between businesses. Many new partnerships are being created with a contract, a handshake, and new opportunity to be forged worldwide, as…

Aluminum & Steel 3D Printer Filaments On Their Way — Sinterhard Launches Kickstarter Campaign

The Sinterhard team, based in Massachusetts, is a mid-sized group of engineers of nearly every type, from software engineers to electrical engineers. Headed up by Bill Novacs, who holds a…

J Group Robotics Announces Launch of Dimension Delta 3D Printers in India, Other Expansion Ideas Loom

While India may not yet be on par with the U.S. and Europe when it comes to 3D design and 3D printing, J Group Robotics, headed by C.E.O. Vaibhav Jariwala,…

i.materialise Announces New Antique Silver Finish; Materialise to Partner with Kapstone Medical

Nothing excites designers, artists, and jewelers more than the prospect of more ways to accentuate their designs and wares. As 3D printing becomes more popular, the options continue to grow,…

Exerial 3D Printing System: Industrial 3D Printing Batches — Faster, Better, Simultaneously — from ExOne

ExOne is a leader in revolutionizing 3D printing for the industrial front. While their momentum has never stopped and just seems to be gaining strength, their goals have far surpassed…

NanoSteel Continues to Improve Powder Portfolio for Metal 3D Printing

NanoSteel is in the business of leading the steel industry in nanostructures for steel material design. After many dedicated years, NanoSteel has taken risks with innovation that have paid off. Due to their willingness to…

ExOne Announces Six New Alloys and Materials Providing Unique New Versatility and Strength

ExOne (NASDAQ:XONE) is known for their enormous versatility in 3D printing. The German company has a huge global presence and multiple facilities in the U.S. for continuing to broaden their offerings…

Dublin’s Trinity College Receives Funding from ESA to Develop Cold Spray 3D Printing Technology

When you think of Ireland, you might think of leprechauns, tall glasses of Guinness beer, and thick wool sweaters. You most certainly think of the color green. But what about…

UK’s Glass Technology Services Participates in UK Funding Program to Explore 3D Printing with Glass & Metal

Anyone who reads or watches the news is becoming increasingly aware that the possibilities with 3D printing are staggering, seemingly infinite. It’s also clear that 3D printing has all but…

3D Printing in Orthopedics: Lima Corporate Orders Five Arcam Q10 EBM Machines

In the world of industrial additive manufacturing, Sweden-based Arcam just announced receipt of an order for five of their electron beam melting machines to be delivered to Lima Corporate in…