3D printing quality assurance

Sigma Labs & Northwestern Partner for In-Process Quality Assurance of DED Metal 3D Printing

This spring, AM quality assurance software developer Sigma Labs, Inc. (NASDAQ: SGLB) launched the new Production Series of its PrintRite3D software for the commercial 3D metal printing industry, not long after signing an…

3D Printing Ceramics: Quality Assurance Needs in Serial Production

Raether and J. Vogt discuss potential compliance issues as ceramic manufacturing becomes more widespread, detailing their findings in the recently published ‘From Prototyping to Serial Production – 3D-Printing in Ceramic…

Materialise and Sigma Labs to Combine Technologies for QA and 3D Printer Development

Known in the additive manufacturing (AM) industry for its quality assurance software and hardware products, Sigma Labs has made steady progress in proliferating its QA technology across AM. The latest…

VELO3D Releases Assure for 3D Metal Printing: Stratasys Direct Manufacturing as First Customer

With the release of the VELO3D Assure™ Quality Assurance and Control System for its Sapphire® 3D metal printers, VELO3D also brings on board a heavy hitter in their first customer…

3D Printing News Briefs: August 16, 2019

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re starting with some business and ending with an upcoming event. The Rapid Application Group has earned an important industry certification, and GE Additive…

3D Printing News Briefs: May 16, 2019

We’ve got plenty of business news for you in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, starting with Additive Manufacturing Technologies’ impressive growth as of late. ExOne has announced a collaboration with…

3D Printing News Briefs: May 1, 2019

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’ve got stories on events and business for you, followed by an innovative piece of 3D printed furniture. The fourth Metal Additive Manufacturing Conference will…

AMS 2019 Day 3: Keynote Speaker Lars Neumann from TRUMPF Discusses 3D Printed Medical Devices

At last week’s second annual Additive Manufacturing Strategies (AMS) summit, held in Boston and co-hosted by 3DPrint.com and SmarTech Markets Publishing, there were several firsts, including an exhibition floor, a…

AMFG Receives Funding from Innovate UK to Improve AI and Machine Learning Software Solutions for 3D Printing

London-based company AMFG, formerly known as RP Platform until this summer, creates workflow automation software for industrial 3D printing so that companies, such as Bowman International and Makelab, can streamline and manage…

Acoustics Play a Role in Determining 3D Print Quality

Metal 3D printing is constantly under study to improve its quality and repeatability. A new research paper focuses on direct metal laser sintering (DMLS), also known as selective laser melting…

CT Scanning Proves to be an Effective Method for Qualifying 3D Printed Parts

Many things can go wrong with an additively manufactured part, and those things are not always visible. Particularly in powder-based 3D printing, there are several things that can happen during…

3D Printing News Briefs: March 27, 2018

We’ve got plenty of business news to share with you in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, followed by some interesting research efforts. Sciaky and Sigma Labs are both announcing new…

3D Printing News Briefs: December 27, 2017

Just because Christmas was two days ago doesn’t mean that the 3D printing industry has been taking a break. In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’ll be covering the latest…

Laser 3D Scanning Put to Use to Ensure Quality of 3D Printed Medical Implants

We’ve seen Nikon Metrology‘s industrial measuring systems used before to verify the structure of 3D printed metal parts, and even to help restore a historic cake replica, and a recent…

Mercedes-Benz Trucks Rolls Out First Metal 3D Printed Part: An Aluminum Thermostat Cover for Older Truck Series

Car and truck manufacturer Mercedes-Benz ensures that every part for every car it’s ever produced is available in case someone wishes to purchase it. But not only does it cost…

PrintRite3D INSPECT to Receive New Architecture Platform as Sigma Labs Partners with OXYS

Sigma Labs, headquartered in Santa Fe, has built an intricate network of partnerships throughout the world—and it just keeps expanding. Most recently we followed as the QA specialist company announced…

3D Printing News Briefs: June 30, 2017

On this last day of June, we will be covering everything from research to business and 3D software in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs. EarthShift Global and HP recently presented…

Sigma Labs Wins Contract from Solar Turbines to Use IPQA Technology

Since late 2016, Sigma Labs, which provides quality assurance software under its PrintRite3D brand, has been announcing agreements with other companies left and right over the last year, from Aerojet…

3D Printing News Briefs: March 31, 2017

Happy Friday! In today’s edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re starting with business in the front and medical 3D printing in the back, with the Women Startup Challenge Europe…

PrintRite3D Continues to Change Advanced Manufacturing as Sigma Labs Partners with Jaguar Precision Machine Corporation

Two is better than one, or so the saying goes. Collaborations, alliances, partnerships, what have you – these work because each party brings its own unique strengths to the table;…

3D Printing: The Stories We Missed This Week — January 14, 2017

On this week’s edition of “The Stories We Missed This Week,” we’ve got a wide range of news spanning from drone swarms to 3D printing WordPress plugins. First off, Italian…

3D Printed Lenses: Luxexcel Teams Up with Automation & Robotics to Implement New Quality Control Product, Dual LensMapper

You might be quite surprised to find out how often the worlds of 3D printing and optics collide, bringing forth new innovations from an industry dedicated to lenses and light….

Nikon Metrology Finds Great Benefit Using Micro CT to Verify Structure of 3D Printed Metal Parts

Nikon Metrology understands that 3D printing is a technology we’ll not only be learning about and using both today and in the future, but growing with as well in both…

EOS Acts as World Leader in Additive Manufacturing & Quality Assurance Practices

In a marketplace suddenly ripe with 3D technology of nearly every sort you can imagine, we hear of 3D printers that are lightning fast, offering a host of features we…