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3D Printing Functionally Graded Materials Gets an F

An exciting and potentially revolutionary slow-burn development in 3D printing is that of gradient materials (also called Functionally Graded Materials, or FGMs). With FGMs, we can mix materials in such…

Metal 3D Printing in Germany: Exploring Wire and Arc Additive Manufacturing (WAAM)

In the recently published ‘Plasma Multiwire Technology with Alternating Wire Feed for Tailor-Made Material Properties in Wire Arc Additive Manufacturing,’ authors Uwe Reisgen, Rahul Sharma, and Lukas Oster (all from…

Researchers Customize 3D Printing for Functionally Graded Materials with Extrusion Screw

In the recently published ‘Development of 3D printer for functionally graded material using fused deposition modelling method,’ researchers discuss current obstacles in the fabrication of parts and prototypes as users…