3D printing metals

DARPA Tasks Elementum 3D to 3D Print World’s Rarest Metal

Rhenium, the last of the stable elements to be discovered, is one of the scarcest elements in the Earth’s crust. It has the highest melting point of any metal aside…

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Metal 3D Printing at AMS 2022: Metals & New Materials

In part one of my coverage of metal 3D printing at Additive Manufacturing Strategies 2022, I discussed the first session of the day, Additive Manufacturing for Series Production of Metal Parts, while…

3D Printing News Briefs, February 3, 2022: Business, Materials, & Education

We’re talking about business, materials, and education today in 3D Printing News Briefs, as Caracol obtained 9100 certification to produce advanced parts for the aerospace sector and Albemartle and 6K…

Ti-42Nb: A New Alloy for 3D Printed Orthopedics and Dental Implants

Ti-42Nb is a new alloy on the 3D printing orthopedics block and it might yet shake things up. The material, which is being offered by Taniobis’ AMtrinsic brand (formerly H.C….

3D Printing Webinar and Virtual Event Roundup: February 7, 2021

While this week is quiet in terms of webinars, there are a couple of big virtual events coming up, including Additive Manufacturing Strategies 2021, hosted by 3DPrint.com and SmarTech Analysis….

Meta Additive Receives £1.2M Grant to Scale Binder Jet 3D Printing

Innovate UK, which is part of UK Research and Innovation, invests up to £25 million in breakthrough, commercially viable ideas through its open grant funding SMART program. Meta Additive, a…

Cemented Carbide 3D Printing Process Earns CERATIZIT Group Innovation Award

We’ve seen all sorts of 3D printed components made out of metals and metal alloys over the last several years, including tungsten, steel, stainless steel, nickel, cobalt chromium, copper, iron,…

New Multi Material 3D Printing Combines Different Metals and Ceramics into Single Part

The Fraunhofer family of German research institutes is endlessly inventing novel methods for manufacturing and supplementary technologies. The latest, this time from the Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies and Systems…

Enable Manufacturing Offers over 130 Metals for Additive Casting Process

UK company Enable Manufacturing was founded just last year, and focuses on the 3D printing of molds for metal casting, which are then used to fabricate high-quality metal production parts…

The State of 3D Printing in Industrial Goods, Part Five

After exploring the end users, manufacturers and service bureaus involved in the 3D printing of parts for general industrial applications, we’ll be taking a look at the metal materials that…