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3D Printing News Briefs, June 1, 2024: Sustainability, Cementitious Materials, & More

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’ll start with sustainability research on AM feedstock from AMGTA, and then on to an aluminum alloy with enhanced mechanical properties. University students built…

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Blue Laser-powered M600 3D Printer Launched by Meltio

Founded in 2019 as a joint venture between Additec and Sicnova, metal 3D printer OEM Meltio develops and manufactures high-performance and easy-to-use metal 3D printing solutions that use its patented wire-laser metal…

NASA’s Next-Gen 3D Printed Rocket Nozzle Utilizes New High-temp Aluminum

In a recent technological breakthrough, NASA has successfully built and tested a lightweight aluminum rocket engine nozzle using 3D printing, positioning deep space missions to carry heavier payloads. This new…

Boeing and ASTRO America 3D Print Rotor System for Apache Helicopter

Aerospace/defense giant Boeing, along with think tank Applied Science and Technology Research Organization (ASTRO) America, announced that they have collaborated to 3D print a main rotor link assembly for Boeing’s…

3D Printing News Briefs, August 26, 2023: Materials, Electroplating, Consumer Goods, & More

It’s all materials, all the time in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, starting with AddUp adding an aluminum alloy by Constellium to its materials portfolio. igus introduced an online service…

3D Printing News Briefs, May 13, 2023: RAPID Roundup Part 2

For the second time this week, 3D Printing News Briefs is focused on news stories about RAPID + TCT! From new hires and 3D printer integrations to new 3D printers,…

3D Printing News Briefs, April 29, 2023: Rocket Engine, Post-Processing for NXG XII 600, & More

We’re starting 3D Printing News Briefs today with an announcement that a 3D printed rocket motor by Skyroot Aerospace had a successful test-fire. Continuing with aerospace news, Burloak Technologies received…

Elementum 3D to Develop Alloys for SLM Solutions 12-Laser Metal 3D Printer

A powerful combination between innovation and the emergence of additive manufacturing has increased the demand for high-quality material alloys. 3D printing has become a powerful tool for making geometrically complex…

Formnext 2022: 3D Printing Materials Roundup

While additive construction is being deployed at this very moment to aid in a military conflict between India and China, the additive manufacturing (AM) industry is focused on Germany. We’ll…

3D Printing News Briefs, October 26, 2022: Metal Alloys, Construction, & More

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re starting with research out of the Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Engineering and Automation on 3D printing sensors in a single operation, and then…

3D Printing News Briefs, August 3, 2022: Army Aircraft, Nano Copper Inks, & More

Kicking things off in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs is a story focused on aviation, as two 3D printed cargo links represent the first U.S. Army-developed metallic 3D printed aircraft…

3D Printing News Briefs, July 11, 2021: Wohler’s Associates; Solvay, Ultimaker, and L’Oréal; America Makes & ODSA; BMW Group; Dartmouth College; BEAMIT & Elementum 3D; Covestro & Nexeo Plastics; Denizen

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’ll be telling you about the launch of an audio series and a competition, AM training and research efforts, materials, and more. Read on…

VELO3D’s Metal 3D Printers Bought by Two Aerospace Customers

Metal 3D printing leader VELO3D, which became the sixth AM company to announce that it was going public this year, just revealed that it will be delivering one of its…

Senvol, ORNL Publish Report on Pedigreed Metal 3D Printing Data

Senvol, which created the most comprehensive database of industrial 3D printers and materials, offers several products to help companies access, generate, and analyze AM data in order to implement the…

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….

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The Case for Cost-effective High-performance Aluminum AM Alloys

Rusal America’s Adam Travis will be speaking at 3DPrint.com’s upcoming AMS online industry summit (Feb 9-10, 2021). Register here. At the risk of immediately alienating anybody who has built a successful…

Equispheres Introduces Enhanced Aluminum Alloy 3D Printing Powders

Canadian materials engineering firm Equispheres specializes in developing powders for metal additive manufacturing (AM), and, over the last couple of years, has been working to bring in investment funding to scale…

Elementum 3D’s Metal 3D Printing Wins Gold in AFRSO’s Advanced Manufacturing Olympics

Last month, the US Air Force Rapid Sustainment Office (AFRSO) hosted its inaugural Advanced Manufacturing Olympics event. A total of 64 teams competed in the free, four-day virtual event for the chance…

How Do 3D Printed Molds Stack Against Traditional Sand Casting Molds?

Aluminum alloys feature low density, as well as good corrosion resistance and mechanical properties, which is why casting them is an oft-used manufacturing technique. But, defects in molded parts is…

Russia Successfully Tests 3D Printed Engine

Russia continues to venture into additive manufacturing for critical applications, just releasing the successful results of a flight test for their 3D printed MGTD-20 Gas Turbine Engine. The Russian Foundation…

3D Printing News Briefs, July 3, 2020: ExOne, 3D Printz & Monoprice, CNPC, Liqcreate

We’re talking about business and materials in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs. First, the ExOne Company has been added to the Russell 2000 and 3000 Indexes, while 3D Printz has…

3D Printing News Briefs, June 10, 2020: 3D Systems, nTopology, Jellypipe

We’re discussing an upcoming event and some business news in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs. 3D Systems is holding a virtual trade show next month. nTopology and Yamaichi have signed…

RAM Metal 3D Printing Process Receives Patents in Multiple Countries

Metal 3D printing materials developer and supplier Elementum 3D, founded in 2014 by Dr. Jacob Nuechterlein, works to expand the selection of metal materials for additive manufacturing (AM) through the…

PolarOnyx Researchers Use Mixed Powders and Laser 3D Printing to Make Radial Collimators

A collimator is a device that narrows a beam of particles or waves, and radial collimators can oscillate several degrees at a sample position. That’s why neutron collimators are used…