Direct metal laser sintering (DMLS)

Protolabs’ Largest 3D Printed Metal Part Was Made for Geothermal Energy Extraction

Back in August, I posted about the awards granted by the Department of Energy (DOE) to the first-place winners of the American-Made Geothermal Manufacturing Award, one of which was Downhole…

Relativity Space Braces for 2022 Demo Launch of 3D Printed Rocket Terran 1

Los Angeles 3D printed rocket company Relativity Space is getting closer to a Summer launch as promised by its VP of Business Development Joshua Brost during this year’s Additive Manufacturing…

Over 200 Ursa Major 3D Printed Engines to Power Phantom Space Rockets

Designing and building rocket engines is the sole purpose of Colorado-based startup Ursa Major, and it’s getting noticed. Propulsion capabilities are crucial to widening our gateway to space, and the…

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RAPID + TCT 2021 Day 1: FormAlloy, Protolabs, Dyndrite, & More

Finally, after what felt like a very long, long time, North America’s largest, most influential additive manufacturing (AM) event got back to business! The 30th edition of RAPID + TCT…

Startup Accelerator: Ursa Major is 3D Printing Rocket Engines to Grow Space Economy

In the next decades, the space economy will drive advances in innovation, technology, and manufacturing. In 2020, space leaders like Aerojet Rocketdyne, Made In Space, and SpaceX hit new milestones…

Italian Researchers Integrate Sensors into 3D Printed Metal Structures

Italian researchers from the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Politecnico di Torino, explore the use of sensors in 3D printing for medical applications. Authors G. De Pasquale, A. Buffon,…

Optisys Creates One-Meter-Long 3D Printed Metal Antenna

You may wonder what the point is in 3D printing antennas; after all, how much could be improved on in terms of basic shapes made out of metal? A lot,…

Bushings for Glass Fiber Production 3D Printed in Platinum-Rhodium by Cooksongold AM

Cooksongold AM and Sempsa JP, both members of the Heimerle + Meule Group, have 3D printed specialty components for glass fiber production using a platinum-rhodium alloy. The pieces, tip plates…

Warsaw University of Technology: Improving Alloys for Metal 3D Printing

With so many metal alloys on the market today, the sky should be the limit for users; however, researchers from Warsaw University of Technology fill us in on some metal…