additive manufacturing standards

3D Printing News Briefs: April 15, 2020

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, the AM industry is turning to the internet to stay connected during this time of COVID-19. Women in 3D Printing’s inaugural virtual panel series…

TÜV SÜD & ASTM International Sign MoU at Formnext for Increasing 3D Printing Adoption

The doors have officially closed at the leading additive manufacturing exhibition and conference, and thousands of visitors flocked to formnext 2019 this week in Frankfurt to see hundreds of exhibitors…

3D Printing News Briefs: October 27, 2018

We’re starting off with some news about products being displayed at the upcoming formnext in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, and then moving on to business and research news. Clariant…

ASTM International’s Additive Manufacturing Center of Excellence Welcomes Strategic Partner NAMIC, Announces First Round of Projects

About a year ago, international standards organization ASTM International announced that it would be setting up an Additive Manufacturing Center of Excellence, and began enlisting partners to help launch the center. The…

America Makes and ANSI Publish Latest Version of Standardization Roadmap for Additive Manufacturing

America Makes, the national accelerator for additive manufacturing and 3D printing based in Youngstown, Ohio, began working with the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), a private non-profit organization, back in early 2016…

SAE International Releases New Standards for Aerospace 3D Printing

Additive manufacturing might not be brand new anymore, but it’s still new enough that for many industries, standards are still in development. Standards are an important part of any industry,…

ASTM Adds New Metal 3D Printing Standards, Additive Manufacturing Center of Excellence Partner

Metal 3D printing is an extremely fast-growing sector, and as it grows, the need for standards becomes increasingly important. Metal 3D printed parts are being used in markets such as…

America Makes and ANSI Release New Draft Version of 3D Printing Standardization Roadmap for Comment and Review

Two years ago, America Makes, the national accelerator for additive manufacturing and 3D printing driven by the National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining (NCDMM), began working with the private non-profit American National…

DNV GL Has Big Plans for Newly Opened Additive Manufacturing Centre of Excellence

Last month, quality assurance and risk management company DNV GL opened an additive manufacturing center of excellence in Singapore, as part of its goal to transform the country’s offshore and marine…

ASTM International Seeking Proposals for New Additive Manufacturing Center of Excellence Partners

International standards organization ASTM International develops and publishes technical standards for a range of materials, products, systems, services, and industries, including additive manufacturing, around the world. The non-profit organization formed its…

CECIMO and EWF Begin Joint Effort to Increase Europe’s Adoption of Additive Manufacturing Technology

The European Association of the Machine Tool Industries, better known as CECIMO, represents the common interests of these industries, both globally and at the level of the European Union (EU). The…

“3D Printing” – What’s in a Name?

I devoted a section of the first chapter of my book, , to what I call “The Name Game.”  My premise: “3D printing” is the best name for layered manufacturing….

America Makes & ANSI Additive Manufacturing Standardization Collaboration Publishes Completed AM Standardization Roadmap

A little over a year ago, Ohio-based America Makes teamed up with private nonprofit organization American National Standards Institute (ANSI) to form an additive manufacturing regulatory institute, called the America Makes & ANSI…

America Makes and ANSI Release Preliminary Final Draft of Additive Manufacturing Standardization Roadmap for Public Feedback

Back in March, America Makes, the National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute, partnered up with the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) to form the America Makes and ANSI Additive Manufacturing Standardization Collaborative…

Furthering 3D Printing Worldwide: ISO & ASTM International Create Additive Manufacturing Standards Development Structure

There’s certainly a lot to be said for getting in at the beginning of something new and amazing like 3D printing—a realm that began with no rules because so few…

America Makes Joins ANSI for the Formation of New Additive Manufacturing Standardization Collaborative

As an industry, 3D printing is still so new that it’s a bit disorganized, relatively speaking. Every industry, however, eventually reaches the point at which standards need to be developed…

ASTM International Proposes New 3D Printing Guidelines for Powder Bed Fusion Machines

A new ASTM International working standard may be on the books soon. The proposed standard,”Practice for Metal Powder Bed Fusion to Meet Rigid Quality Requirements” (WK46188) will outline the protocol…