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AML3D Expands 3D Printing Business Operations with Boeing

Since June 2021, Aussie company AML3D (ASX: AL3) has been using its proprietary Wire Additive Manufacturing (WAM) process to create parts and tools for The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA), including…

Gefertec’s arc605 Metal 3D Printer Installed with First U.S. University Client

Thanks to funding from the Department of Energy and the United States Army, the University of Pittsburgh is proud to own the first Gefertec arc605 3D printer at any university…

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Aston Martin’s DBR22 Features Fully 3D Printed Rear Assembly from Divergent

Volkswagen, Ford, and GM are all promising official end parts (as opposed to emergency end parts) to be 3D printed for upcoming vehicles. However, we’re still waiting for additive manufacturing (AM)…

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3D Printed Antennas Enable Satellite Constellations for Fleet Space

3D printing is finding increasing applications in the space sector, particularly when it comes to producing rocket engines and satellite parts. Meanwhile, the technology is also making its way into…

PyroGenesis Now Producing Metal 3D Printing Powders at Scale

PyroGenesis Canada Inc.(TSX: PYR) has long been working to develop additive manufacturing (AM) feedstock using its own plasma atomization technique. Now, the company has announced that it has increased its…

Interior Furnishings 3D Printed from Old Drink Cartons Displayed at Milan Design Week

Dutch additive design firm Aectual uses 3D printing to create sustainable, customizable architecture products, like flooring, sound diffusion panels and room divider screens, canopies and pavilions, clothes hangers, and more. The…

Mitsubishi Gas Giant to Distribute Metal 3D Printing Powders from Equispheres

Since it was founded in 2015, Canadian firm Equispheres has expanded its reach within the additive manufacturing (AM) industry. This has included significant amounts of funding, as well as big…

Xerox Liquid Metal 3D Printer Installed at ORNL

Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) is always researching new 3D printing technology. The latest is the Xerox ElemX metal 3D printer, which has just been installed at the Department of Energy’s…

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Xerox Liquid Metal 3D Printing Available via Vertex Manufacturing

In 2019, Xerox (NYSE: XRX) made the decision to purchase Vader Systems, the startup known for its liquid metal 3D printers. The company began commercializing the technology last year as the ElemX…

Could 3D Printed Metal Made With Scrap Material Solve Our Aluminum Problems?

The additive manufacturing division of 6K Inc, 6K Additive, has purchased the Pennsylvania company Specialty Metallurgical Products (SMP), a specialist in producing titanium and zirconium tablets for the metal alloys…

Solar Race Car Gets Aluminum 3D Printed Roll Cage

3D printing has proven time and again to be a powerful enabling technology for specialty sectors like motor sports. There, it can be leveraged for experimental applications that demonstrate the…

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Ford to Mass Produce Metal 3D Printed Part for Popular Car

Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F) has made it public that it will be mass producing a new automotive component with metal 3D printing in the next two to three years….

Rusal America Brings Aluminum 3D Printing Materials to Neighborhood 91 3D Printing Campus

Aluminum manufacturer Rusal America has announced that it will be joining the first-of-its-kind 3D printing campus, Neighborhood 91, located at Pittsburgh International Airport’s (PIT). The site is meant to represent…

3D Printing News Briefs, March 27, 2021: Sandia, Desktop Metal & Uniformity Labs, Thermwood

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re discussing how 3D printed rocks are being used to detect earthquakes, aluminum sintering for binder jet 3D printing, and two pieces of interesting…

Ford and ExOne Announce 3D Printed Aluminum 6061 for Binder Jetting

Ford Motor Company and ExOne Company (Nasdaq: XONE) have announced that together they have achieved a patent-pending method for 3D printing aluminum 6061 parts using binder jet technology. Upon sintering,…

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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…

Burloak First in Industry to Meet Boeing Specification for 3D Printing Aluminum

Burloak Technologies Inc. has become the first company to achieve Boeing’s BAC 5673 specification for the 3D printing of aluminum AlSi10Mg components. This marks a substantial gain for the service…

Bantam Tools Unveils Its First Desktop CNC Machine

Three years after launching its first desktop milling product suited for rapid PCB prototyping, New York-based startup Bantam Tools announced on July 7 it was introducing a brand new desktop…

VELO3D Develops Process for 3D Printing Aluminum F357 on Sapphire Systems

California-headquartered digital manufacturing company VELO3D, which recently raised $28 million in a Series D funding round, just announced that it has developed a process for 3D printing parts out of…

Optomec Introduces Aluminum to DED Metal 3D Printing

According to SmarTech Analysis, aluminum alloys accounted for nearly 10% of 3D printed metal content last year, leading to a 43% growth in shipments of aluminum powder. This is due…

MELD Manufacturing Reaches Major Milestone with Metal 3D Printed Components

Virginia-based company MELD Manufacturing Corporation was launched in the spring of 2018 as a subsidiary of Aeroprobe Corporation, which produces instruments that provide and measure real-time air and flow data. Aeroprobe…

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…

Ongoing Betatype and Safran Collaboration Results in Reduced Weight & Build Time for 3D Printed Electrical Generator Housing

London-based 3D printing consultancy company Betatype, founded in 2012, knows a little something about optimizing metal 3D printing applications in order to create functional components for customers in a wide…

China: Comparing Metal Droplet Deposition for Electric Power Fittings to Conventional Techniques

In ‘The Additive Manufacturing Process of Electric Power Fittings Fabricated by Metal Droplet Deposition,’ authors Zhengying Wei, HaiHua Wu, and Guangxi Zhao explore more about AM techniques that could prove…