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Formnext 2022, Day One: Dawn of a New Error in 3D Printing

Formnext and Frankfurt: they’re a bit like Christmas. The good comes with the bad. The Bad It’s cold, grey, and you never really get what you want. This year, powder…

Massive Metal 3D Printed Whale Heralds Possibilities for Large-Scale 3D Printing in Art

Torino Italy’s Royal Gardens have delighted the citizens of the city since the 16th century. An elegant and classical open space with many trees and several palaces, it makes for…

3D Printing News Unpeeled: Optomec, Materialise, Desktop Metal and WASP

We’re looking at an automated an automated Additive Manufacturing cell by Optomec, Materialise buying Identify3D, stop the presses Desktop Metal is making a digital sheet forming machine, the US Coast…

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Grand Opening: AddUp Solution Center Offers LPBF & DED Metal 3D Printing

Global metal additive manufacturing OEM AddUp Solutions was established as a joint venture by French companies Michelin and fives back in 2015. The company’s main technology is laser powder bed fusion (LPBF) technology, but…

Building DED Metal 3D Printer Domestically Cuts Costs 2-3 Times for Indian Team

The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Jodhpur recently announced that the university has developed a new directed energy deposition (DED) metal printing system. Aside from the machine’s laser, as well…

DED Metal 3D Printing Study Reduces Errors in Functionally Graded Materials

In a new paper ¨Defect of functionally graded material of inconel 718 and STS 316L fabricated by directed energy deposition and its effect on mechanical properties,” researchers from the Korea…

3D Printing News Briefs, May 14, 2022: Earphones, Acquisitions, & More

Kicking off today’s 3D Printing News Briefs is a story from Campfire Audio, which is using the technology to make its new Supermoon earphones. Bharat Fritz Werner launched what it…

US Air Force Taps GE and Optomec for Metal 3D Printing

The Biden administration recently announced a slew of new opportunities for increasing the adoption of additive manufacturing (AM) across the U.S. Initial participating companies of the AM Forward program are…

BMW Buys Wire Arc Metal 3D Printer from MX3D

Dutch wire arc additive manufacturing (WAAM) developer MX3D is perhaps most known for its 3D printing of a metal bridge spanning a canal in the Netherlands. However, the company is in…

Space Metal 3D Printer Heads to ISS in 2023

Since the day Made In Space (now a subsidiary of Redwire) first installed a 3D printer aboard the International Space Station (ISS), there have been numerous efforts to advance additive…

Metal 3D Printing at AMS 2022: Industrial Metal AM

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…

Metal 3D Printing at AMS 2022: Series Production of Metal Parts

Last week we held our annual Additive Manufacturing Strategies (AMS) summit, co-hosted with SmarTech Analysis, and after going virtual last year due to the pandemic, it was great to be…

Mitsubishi Electric Unveils DED Metal 3D Printer Series

On March 1, 2022, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (TOKYO: 6503) released two models of a new directed energy deposition (DED) 3D printer dubbed the AZ600. The Japanese giant labeled the new line…

Metal 3D Printing Partners for Meltio as it Expands to Brazil & Europe

Laser metal additive manufacturing technology manufacturer Meltio, which launched in the market at Formnext 2019 with its directed energy deposition technology, recently announced new sales partners in North America and…

3D Printing Webinar and Event Roundup: February 26, 2022

We’ve got a super full week of webinars and events to tell you about for this coming week, including one of our own—Additive Manufacturing Strategies 2022 will be held as…

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AMS Speaker Spotlight: The Future of WAAM 3D Printing

Filomeno Martina CEO and co-founder, WAAM3D will be participating in Additive Manufacturing Strategies 2022, Panel 1: The future of DED and WAAM. Additive Manufacturing has been around for quite a…

3D Printing News Briefs, February 19, 2022: Metal 3D Printing, Research, & More

Kicking things off in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, Sciaky will deliver what it calls the “world’s largest” metal electron beam DED 3D printer to an aerospace customer. In research,…

AMS Speaker Spotlight: Defining the Future is Hard Work

John Barnes, Managing Director of The Barnes Global Advisors, will be participating in Additive Manufacturing Strategies 2022, Panel 1: The future of DED and WAAM. Additive Manufacturing Strategies (AMS) is…

AMS Speaker Spotlight: Hybrid 3D Printing Doesn’t Compromise AM

Jason Jones, Co-Founder & CEO of Hybrid Manufacturing Technologies, will be participating in Additive Manufacturing Strategies 2022, Panel 2: Future role of hybrid machines. The word “hybrid” is a highly…

NASA Spinoff Deploys Large Format Metal 3D Printing for Space Components

The space industry is undergoing a gradual evolution wherein additive manufacturing (AM) is deployed to improve the quality of components. According to the “3D Printing in Commercial Space: The AM…

3D Printing News Briefs, February 5, 2022: 3D Scanning, Business, Battle Bots, & More

3D Printing News Briefs runs the gamut of topics today, as B9Creations has launched a super precise 3D scanner and SuperStile installed the Stratasys F770. A former Stratasys executive has…

TRUMPF Acquires SISMA Metal 3D Printing Venture

TRUMPF is a sizable and interesting player in the metal 3D printing world. One of the world’s biggest machine tool makers, the company has moved in and out of additive…

Simulation Brought to DED Metal 3D Printing via Sciaky and Hexagon

Software is proving to be crucial to the advancement of 3D printing, specifically when it comes to metal additive manufacturing. This is proving true in powder bed fusion (PBF) and…

3DPOD Episode 81: Hybrid Manufacturing with Dr. Jason Jones, CEO Hybrid-AM

Dr. Jason Jones was an AM researcher on a project that expanded in scope and got very complicated. Miraculously it resulted in a company called Hybrid Manufacturing Technologies. This firm…