hybrid manufacturing

3D Printing Webinar and Virtual Event Roundup: November 22, 2020

We’re slowing down a little this week, as Formnext Connect is over and Thanksgiving takes place in the US on Thursday. But we’ve still got some interesting webinars and virtual…

DMG Mori Announces LASERTEC 400 Shape Laser Ablation System

The hybrid manufacturing market continues to grow at a steady pace, as an increasing number of machine manufacturers look to combine additive manufacturing and machining capabilities. The latest comes from…

Hybrid 3D Printing, Part 4: Applications

Now that we’ve covered most of the notable hybrid manufacturing names in the space, both large and small, it would be helpful to know what this technology is even good…

Hybrid 3D Printing, Part 3: Small and Unique Companies

In the last installment in this series, we looked at some of the bigger players in the hybrid manufacturing space. Here, we look at some smaller companies, as well as…

Hybrid 3D Printing, Part 2: Big Manufacturers

In the first part of our series, we gave a broad overview of hybrid manufacturing technology, but didn’t focus too much on the specific capabilities of various technologies. As we…

Tissue Engineering in Turkey: Focus Turns to Melt Electrospinning & Hybrid Manufacturing

Turkish researchers from Sabanci University are taking tissue engineering a step further with new techniques for creating scaffolds, outlining their work in the recently published ‘Biomimicry in Bio-Manufacturing: Developments in…

Horizon 2020 LASIMM Hybrid 3D Printing Project Complete

After three years of design and implementation, the Large Additive Subtractive Integrated Modular Machine (LASIMM) project, funded by the E.U.’s Horizon 2020 program, is officially complete. We’ve tracked its progress…

LASEA & Aerosint to Develop L-PBF Technology With In Situ Laser Ablation

High-powered collaborations are in the works everywhere lately, including Belgium, as LASEA and Aerosint launch a funded development project for a hybrid L-PBF technology with in situ laser ablation and…

Aitiip: The Kraken 3D Printer Is A 20 by 8 by 6 Meter Manufacturing System

Whether you are a fan of pirate movies or not, most likely you know the Kraken as a fearsome but common sea creature of the deep, bearing eight legs and…

OpenHybrid Project Complete: Hybrid Machines with CNC Machining and DED 3D Printing Capabilities

In October 2016, the three-year OpenHybrid project began, a part of the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation program. The project was designed to address current hybrid manufacturing systems’…

North Carolina: KAM Receives New Certifications for Hybrid Manufacturing

Headquartered in unassuming Statesville, NC, Keselowski Advanced Manufacturing (KAM) continues to forge ahead in hybrid manufacturing, now announcing they have completed certifications in the following: ISO 9001:2015 AS9100D While these…

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3D Systems: Augmenting Your Workflow with Traditional and Additive Manufacturing

Combining Old and New Technology Remember the days when people thought that we would all end up with our own home desktop 3D printers to make anything our hearts desired…

Finland: Aalto University Researchers Experiment with Paste Extrusion & UV Curing of 3D Printed Biocomposites

Researchers from Aalto University are taking 3D printing of biocomposites one step further, with a new technique combining UV curing and paste extrusion. Outlining their findings in ‘Mechanical Properties of…

The Perfect Match? Using 3D Printing and LEGO for Better Prototyping

While 3D printing has become a force in on-demand product manufacturing and a catalyst for creating many different functional objects, the technology was created to allow engineers to create rapid…

Results of Daimler and BMW AutoAdd Project Show that 3D Printing for Mass Production in Automotive Industry is Possible

Within the framework of the “Photonic Process Chains” funding initiative by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), several partners – two research institutes and five companies, to…

Optomec Introduces New Hybrid 3D Printing System, Used By Researchers to Make Dissolvable Magnesium Medical Implants

New Mexico-based Optomec is well-known for both its aerosol jet technology, which is used to 33D print electronics, and its other patented AM process: LENS, which uses Directed Energy Deposition (DED)…

CAxMan Project Supports Advancement of Industrial Additive Manufacturing

The world of additive manufacturing is constantly evolving, thanks to projects that endeavor to make it more efficient and effective. Many of those projects are designed to make hardware and…

3D Systems and GF Machining Solutions Bring Together 3D Printing and Precision Machining

More and more manufacturing companies are looking into hybrid manufacturing options that combine 3D printing with more traditional technologies such as machining and molding. Georg Fisher (GF) Machining Solutions is a…

Okuma Introduces New Hybrid 3D Printer and CNC Machine

Okuma is known for being a manufacturer of CNC machines, but the company is now branching out into additive manufacturing – or rather hybrid manufacturing. Hybrid manufacturing combines one or…

Study Emphasizes Importance of Hybrid Manufacturing

3D printing is having a strong effect on nearly every industry and sector, but as has been pointed out before, it is not eliminating the manufacturing technologies that came before…

Diabase Engineering Introduces the H-Series Desktop Hybrid 3D Printer and CNC Machine

Diabase Engineering offered 3D printer owners a brand new option in 2016 when it introduced the Flexion Extruder, an add-on extruder that promised to give any 3D printer industrial 3D…

Materialise 3D Printing Technology to Power CAMWorks Software for New Hybrid Manufacturing Module

This week, 3D printing industry heavyweight Materialise announced a new partnership with global IT services company HCL Technologies, which helps global enterprises re-imagine and transform their businesses through digital technology. Materialise combines…

University Researchers Creating Intelligent System to Support Hybrid Manufacturing for Industrial 3D Printing Applications

Hybrid manufacturing combines both additive and subtractive manufacturing technology in a single machine system, like equipping a CNC machine with 3D printing capabilities, to make things like propellers and advanced nuclear…

3D-Hybrid Introduces New Tools to Give CNC Machines Advanced 3D Printing Capabilities

As 3D printing technology advances and matures, it’s exciting to watch as its capabilities grow and expand into numerous industries. It’s also becoming clear, however, that as advanced as 3D…