industrial 3d printing

Mobile Smart Factories Seek to 3D Print Wherever, Whenever

Bionic Production GmBH has developed a very interesting initiative dubbed the Mobile Smart Factory, a modular shipping container-based production site, equipped with 3D printing devices to provide real-time and onsite …

Visagio & DiManEx Partner to Streamline Additive Manufacturing & Supply Chain Management

Visagio and DiManEx are combining efforts to strengthen production processes for clients around the world. Both companies are heavily focused on supply chain management, helping to streamline businesses with innovative…

China: Microcasting Technology in Metal 3D Printing to Produce Large Pump Propeller Blades

An industrialization team from China’s Huazhong University of Science and Technology, led by Professor Zhang Haiou, is using a relatively new technology with 3D printing to produce heavy, industrial parts…

Zurich: Studying Residual Deformations in Metal Additive Manufacturing

Researchers from Zurich University of Applied Sciences in Switzerland continue to explore industrial 3D printing further, sharing the details of their recent study in ‘Simulation and validation of residual deformations…

Technical University of Denmark: Integrated Process Chain for Production of Molds in LPBF Additive Manufacturing

Mandaná Moshiri recently presented a thesis, ‘Integrated process chain for first-time-right mold components production using laser powder bed fusion metal additive manufacturing’, to Technical University of Denmark. Exploring high precision…

FELIXprinters Adds Two High-Temperature 3D Printing Systems to Industrial Portfolio

Family-run industrial 3D printing solutions provider FELIXprinters, headquartered in IJsselstein, the Netherlands since 2010, works to create what it calls “holistic AM solutions” for its customers , developing “tailor-made” platforms…

Concrete 3D Printing: Nailing Layers for Added Reinforcement

Researchers from France and the UK seek ways to improve 3D printing for construction, revealing their analysis in the recently published ‘Nailing of Layers: A Promising Way to Reinforce Concrete…

International Researchers Analyze Corrosion Properties in 3D Printed AISI 316L Steel

Researchers from the Czech Republic and Poland continue the trend in exploring and expanding materials for 3D printing and additive manufacturing, releasing their findings in the recently published ‘Complex Corrosion…

German Manufacturers Heraeus AMLOY and TRUMPF Collaborate to 3D Print Industrial Amorphous Parts

Two German companies are collaborating to begin 3D printing industrial amorphous metals—also known as metallic glass and twice as strong as steel—offering greater elasticity and the potential to produce lightweight…

Improving Foundry Production of Metal Sand Molds via 3D Printing

Saptarshee Mitra has recently published a doctoral thesis, ‘Experimental and numerical characterization of functional properties of sand molds produced by additive manufacturing (3D printing by jet binding) in a fast…

China: Researchers Test 3D Printed Modular Microfluidic Systems

Chinese researchers from the School of Mechanical and Electronic Engineering at Lingnan Normal University are examining ways to improve the use of microfluidics, outlining their research in the recently published…

Researchers 3D Printing for Contaminant Removal with 3D Printed Zeolite Monoliths

International researchers explore methods for removing contaminants in their recently published ‘Nuclear wastewater decontamination by 3D-Printed hierarchical zeolite monoliths.’ Focusing on the radioactive cationic species, 137Cs+ and 90Sr2+, this study brings greater…

Cornet: Research Network in Lower Austria Explores Expanding 3D Printing Applications

Ecoplus Plastics and Mechatronics Cluster in Lower Austria has just completed their ‘AM 4 Industry’ Cornet project, outlining their findings regarding 3D printing—with the recently published work serving as the…

Titomic to Deliver Two Kinetic Fusion Systems to Composite Technology Under AUD $25.5M Contract

The very definition of an industry leader, and serving as a forerunner within industrial-scale additive manufacturing in Australia, Melbourne-headquartered Titomic has just signed an AUD $25.5M contract for two TKF…

3D Printing News Briefs: February 21, 2020

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re talking about new products and materials, an industry event, 3D printed electronics, and education. 3Doodler announced a new product, and Essentium will be…

GKN Aerospace to Open Latest Additive Industries Process and Application Centre Close to Bristol, UK

GKN Aerospace is just one aspect of the powerhouse of manufacturing activity emanating from GKN—a company rich in history—with origins founded as far back as the 1700s. Overall, GKN presents…

BigRep Exhibits at 3DEXPERIENCE World 2020; Launches PARTLAB at Boston Headquarters

The BigRep team will soon be attending and exhibiting at the 3DEXPERIENCE World 2020 show (hosted by Dassault Systèmes) in Nashville from February 9-12, along with opening a new office in…

3D Printing News Briefs: February 7, 2020

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, ASTM International is developing a new AM standard, and 3D4Makers is launching a Luvocom PEKK filament. INMETRO has partnered with Farcco to raise awareness…

GoPrint3D Reselling Essentium HSE 3D Printing Platform in Ireland and the UK

Today, 3D printing solutions provider Essentium, Inc. has announced that it will be partnering with GoPrint3D in order to increase the adoption of its industrial-scale AM technology in Ireland and…

Ti6A14V Titanium Alloy: Testing DMLS 3D Printed Samples Under Static Load

As 3D printing with metal continues to expand for industrial users around the world, so does the study of materials like powders, unique alloys, and a range of composites. In…

Transistor-Based Localized-Microwave-Heating May Lead to New Metal 3D Printing Technology

In the recently published ‘Incremental solidification (toward 3D-printing) of metal powders by transistor-based microwave applicator,’ authors Amir Shelef and Eli Jerby explore the potential of a new device for metal…

3D Printing Industrial Metal Parts & Numerical Prediction for Distortion

In the recent ‘Numerical prediction of distortion. Benchmarking of Additive Works Amphion against real AM component,’ authors Nils Keller and Michal Prugarewicz explore how far metal 3D printing has come….

NASA Phase II STTR Grant: PADT, KSU and ASU Collaboration on Bio-inspired Structures for NASA

Phoenix Analysis & Design Technologies (PADT) will be collaborating with Arizona State University (ASU) and Kennesaw State University (KSU) in the development of stronger, more lightweight structures for space exploration. Together they have…

Germany: AMP+ Brings Together Specialized Partners for Metal 3D Printing

AM Powder Plus (AMP+) offers additive manufacturing users a robust new solution via a novel business model which brings together a strong corporate network to ensure not only efficiency in…