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3D Printing in the Military

3D printing has many military applications. Militaries around the world have been working on developing 3D printing technologies, using 3D printing for prototypes, developing their own fablabs and using the…

3D Printing Healthcare Market is Expected to Grow by 18% Annually Until 2020

One of the faster growing markets to adopt 3D printing technology is the healthcare industry, which has been rapidly developing new medical applications at an astounding rate. What once was just…

Metal 3D Printing and EBM Technology at São Paulo — A Few Questions For: Arcam

With Inside 3D Printing São Paulo taking place just last week, the excitement lingers over everything that was shown at South America’s largest 3D printing event. We were certainly looking forward…

Italian Hospital Begins Using 3D Printed Prosthetic Bone Implants on Cancer Patients

There are more than a hundred different varieties of cancer, and many of them can present themselves in wildly inconsistent ways, at inconsistent times, seemingly at random. A friend who…

Arcam is Gearing Up to Serve the Aerospace Industry’s Expanding Metal 3D Printing Needs

The benefits of metal 3D printing may not be immediately noticeable, as there is a higher initial investment than traditional part manufacturing, and more elaborate post processing requirements. Technology like that…

GKN Aerospace and Arcam Ink Deal to Refine Electron Beam Melting Technology

Electron beam melting uses a high power source which uses electromagnetic coils to provide several “melt pools” which can be precisely controlled and maintained simultaneously. The EBM process takes place…

LPW Technology and Shaanxi 3D Technology Sign AM Metal Powder Deal in China

As additive manufacturing processes begin to take hold around the world in high-end fields like aerospace, automotive, and medical applications, the demand for capable metal powder products climbs as well….

Arcam AB Reports Strong 2014 Year-End Financials

Not every company involved in additive manufacturing is disappointing the markets this week. Following a warning on Monday by 3D printing giant Stratasys, analysts and investors seem to have soured to stocks within…

3D Printing in Orthopedics: Lima Corporate Orders Five Arcam Q10 EBM Machines

In the world of industrial additive manufacturing, Sweden-based Arcam just announced receipt of an order for five of their electron beam melting machines to be delivered to Lima Corporate in…

Chinese Doctors 3D Print a Titanium Pelvic Prosthesis for Cancer Survivor Afflicted with Bone Metastases

The medical uses for 3D printing are truly limitless. Each and every day we are made aware of new and incredible uses for the various forms of 3D printing within the…