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Inconel 718 Structures in EBM 3D Printing: Effects of Process Parameters on Contour Properties

Karthik Vaidyalingam Arumugam recently presented a thesis, ‘Effect of Process Parameters on Contour Properties in Inconel 718 Structures Fabricated by Electron Beam Melting’ to Linköping University, expanding further on additive…

China: Testing Titanium Alloy Scaffold Mimicking Trabecular Structures

Chinese researchers are looking further into the uses of titanium in bioprinting, outlining their findings in the recently published ‘Mechanical behavior of a titanium alloy scaffold mimicking trabecular structure.’ Five…

Comparing 3D Printed Titanium Acetabular Cup Implants

In the recently published ‘Comparative analysis of current 3D printed acetabular titanium implants,’ researchers analyzed innovative medical devices in the form of acetabular cups, meant to improve bone fixation and…

Researchers Study Mechanical Properties & Biocompatibility of EBM Bone Plates  

Researchers from Saudi Arabia and Manchester, UK explore the creation of bone plates via electron beam melting (EBM) processes, outlining their findings in the paper ‘Topology optimised metallic bone plates…

Kiwi Companies Partner to Build Tailored 3D Printed Training Prosthetics for Female Para-Athletes

New Zealand-based Zenith Tecnica, which is the only company in the country using Electron Beam Melting (EBM) technology to make 3D printed titanium components, is teaming up with High Performance Sports NZ…

GH Induction Group Announces New Service for 3D Printed Copper Coils & Inductors

While the substantial benefits of 3D printing are discussed often in the progressive industrial and technological sectors today, the advantages they can have for just one business and their innovative…

Chinese Researchers Validate Effectiveness of Teenager’s 3D Printed Custom Knee Joint Replacement Prosthesis

When the cells in a person’s bone divide uncontrollably, a mass of invasive tissue, better known as a tumor, develops. While most bone tumors are benign, malignant forms occur most…

3D Printing News Briefs: March 6, 2018

We’re jumping right into business news in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, followed by a new study and a grant announcement. Roboze signed a distribution agreement with a new reseller…

EBM 3D Printing Process Used to Process a Steel Alloy with High Damage Tolerance

While the adoption and development of metal 3D printing continues to grow, so too does research into different types of metals that can be 3D printed, including steel. The aerospace and…

Metal 3D Printing is Poised to Become a New Manufacturing Paradigm, But Adoption Is Slow

Although metal 3D printing may seem like a new technology, it’s been around since the 1980’s, and used chiefly in production of high value, highly engineered, complex parts and prototypes….

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…

Arcam Expands To the US With Sales and Support Office

Arcam, which specializes in the production of machines capable of 3D printing with specialized metal alloys, boasts more than 50 patents. Their Electron Beam Manufacturing (EBM) process, among other technologies, is…

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…

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…

GE Uses Breakthrough New Electron Gun For 3D Printing – 10X’s More Powerful Than Laser Sintering

Probably one of the leaders in terms of manufacturing end-use components via 3D printing would be General Electric. They seem to be a step or two ahead, of both their…