Directed energy deposition (DED)

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…

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…

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,…

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…

Rocket Maker Skyrora’s Additive Advantage: Europe’s Largest Hybrid Metal 3D Printer

All-in-one service provider and manufacturer of satellite launch vehicles, Skyrora has created the largest hybrid metal printer of its kind in Europe. By allowing printing and machining on the same…

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Raise3D, Optomec, & Xact Metal Launch New 3D Printers at Formnext

Formnext 2021 is going on in Frankfurt, Germany right now, and we’ve been inundated with announcements of new industry partnerships, new hardware, and more, as the AM industry revels in…

3D Printing News Briefs, October 30, 2021: Research, Turbine Repair, & More

Today’s 3D Printing News Briefs is a little bit of everything, starting with a research paper on 3D printing tungsten carbide surfaces with extreme wear resistivity. Moving on, a runner…

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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…

U.S. Space Force Picks Relativity Space, Astra, and ABL to Compete for Future Launch Contracts

A newcomer in the military arena is getting ready to ramp up space surveillance missions. Since it was made official on December 20, 2019, the United States Space Force (USSF)…

Optomec Receives $500K Contract from USAF for Additive Repair of Jet Engine Components

Metal and electronics 3D printing solutions provider Optomec was awarded a $1 million contract from the US Air Force in late 2020 to create and install a high-volume additive repair…

3D Printing Webinar and Virtual Event Roundup: March 7, 2021

From designing polymer lattices and building a starship in SOLIDWORKS to 3D simulation in the automotive industry and electronics printing, all sorts of topics are being covered in the webinars…

AddUp Joining BeAM Subsidiary in Cincinnati for US Metal 3D Printing Headquarters

In the summer of 2018, AddUp, Inc., the US subsidiary of global metal 3D printer manufacturer AddUp, added Direct Energy Deposition (DED) to its portfolio with the acquisition of BeAM,…

Sigma Labs & Northwestern Partner for In-Process Quality Assurance of DED Metal 3D Printing

This spring, AM quality assurance software developer Sigma Labs, Inc. (NASDAQ: SGLB) launched the new Production Series of its PrintRite3D software for the commercial 3D metal printing industry, not long after signing an…

DP Technology Announces Release of ESPRIT, Featuring DED Cycles

While industrial users continue to enjoy the benefits of additive manufacturing processes around the world, many still continue to lean on conventional and subtractive techniques or employ a mixture of…