industrial applications

INTAMSYS Launches Jigs and Fixtures-Themed Industrial 3D Printing Global Competition

INTAMSYS Launches Jigs and Fixtures-Themed Industrial 3D Printing Global Competition

Shanghai-based 3D printer manufacturer INTAMSYS, which stands for Intelligent Additive Manufacturing Systems, often makes the headlines for its reliable, industrial-grade FUNMAT 3D printers‘ capabilities in providing 3D printing solutions with tough, functional, high-performance, and high-temperature materials, such as PEEK and PEKK, ULTEM 1010 and ULTEM 9085, PSU, and PPSU, thanks to heated build plates, high-temperature nozzles, and breakthrough thermal technologies on […]

Shanghai-based 3D printer manufacturer INTAMSYS, which stands for Intelligent Additive Manufacturing Systems, often makes the headlines for its reliable, industrial-grade FUNMAT 3D printers‘ capabilities in providing 3D printing solutions with tough, functional,...
Case Study: Senior Flexonics Saves 95% on New Heat Exchanger Design with ANSYS 3D Simulation Software

Case Study: Senior Flexonics Saves 95% on New Heat Exchanger Design with ANSYS 3D Simulation Software

In order to remain competitive on the market, businesses need to be able to develop innovative products, while keeping costs low and efficiency high. Illinois-based Senior Flexonics recently worked with ANSYS, the global leader in 3D simulation software, to accomplish all of these things. Senior Flexonics is currently developing the next generation of compact liquid/air heat […]

In order to remain competitive on the market, businesses need to be able to develop innovative products, while keeping costs low and efficiency high. Illinois-based Senior Flexonics recently worked with ANSYS, the global leader in 3D simulation software, to accomplish...
Teknodizayn Introduces Injection Molding-Inspired LOOP Industrial Continuous 3D Printing Platform

Teknodizayn Introduces Injection Molding-Inspired LOOP Industrial Continuous 3D Printing Platform

We first heard about Teknodizayn, a major international distributor of industrial and professional grade 3D printers and scanners based out of Turkey, last year, when the founder of AVSAR Aesthetic Surgery Clinic in Istanbul was inspired by one of the company’s 3D scanning and printing demonstrations to purchase an Artec Eva handheld 3D scanner from Teknodizayn partner Artec 3D in order to give his plastic surgery […]

We first heard about Teknodizayn, a major international distributor of industrial and professional grade 3D printers and scanners based out of Turkey, last year, when the founder of AVSAR Aesthetic Surgery Clinic in Istanbul was inspired by one of the...
Thor3D Introduces Calibration Kit for Drake 3D Scanner to Ensure Accurate Scans Every Time

Thor3D Introduces Calibration Kit for Drake 3D Scanner to Ensure Accurate Scans Every Time

Moscow-based 3D imaging company Thor3D has been taking the 3D scanning industry by storm since it first introduced its handheld Thor 3D Scanner and marking system in 2016. About a year ago, the company released its second handheld scanner, the wireless Drake scanning system, which can capture both small and large objects. The body of […]

Moscow-based 3D imaging company Thor3D has been taking the 3D scanning industry by storm since it first introduced its handheld Thor 3D Scanner and marking system in 2016. About a year ago, the company released its second handheld scanner, the wireless Drake scanning...
Deakin University’s Institute for Frontier Materials First to Successfully 3D Print BNNT Titanium Composite

Deakin University’s Institute for Frontier Materials First to Successfully 3D Print BNNT Titanium Composite

Carbon nanotubes were created in the 1990s, and thanks to their strength and ability to conduct electricity, have a multimillion dollar market. About a year ago, the National Research Council Canada started to expand its production of nanotubes made from lightweight boron nitride, also known as BNNTs, and it was projected that BNNTs would be […]

Carbon nanotubes were created in the 1990s, and thanks to their strength and ability to conduct electricity, have a multimillion dollar market. About a year ago, the National Research Council Canada started to expand its production of nanotubes made from lightweight...
ORNL’s Project AME, First Fully Functional 3D Printed Excavator, Unveiled at Las Vegas Expo

ORNL’s Project AME, First Fully Functional 3D Printed Excavator, Unveiled at Las Vegas Expo

There’s 3D printed Lego construction equipment…and then there’s Project AME, the first fully functional, full-size 3D printed excavator in the world. We have been following Project AME’s progress for nearly a year: AME stands for Additive Manufactured Excavator, and was developed as a joint collaboration between Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), the Association of Equipment Manufacturers […]

There’s 3D printed Lego construction equipment…and then there’s Project AME, the first fully functional, full-size 3D printed excavator in the world. We have been following Project AME’s progress for nearly a year: AME stands for Additive...
Metal Additive Manufacturing Saves Time and Money in the Beverage Industry

Metal Additive Manufacturing Saves Time and Money in the Beverage Industry

Metal 3D printing is truly starting to pick up more momentum around the world — and we’re seeing a lot of it in Europe in particular lately. Jung & Co. Gerätebau GmbH, a German company specializing in stainless steel components, relies on additive manufacturing to keep spare parts for their customers more readily available. If a plant […]

Metal 3D printing is truly starting to pick up more momentum around the world — and we’re seeing a lot of it in Europe in particular lately. Jung & Co. Gerätebau GmbH, a German company specializing in stainless steel components, relies on additive...
Oberg Industries and Swanson School of Engineering Team Up to Advance Additive Manufacturing Problem-Solving

Oberg Industries and Swanson School of Engineering Team Up to Advance Additive Manufacturing Problem-Solving

While many industries and businesses have been using 3D printing technology for years, it was usually a process reserved for prototyping or R&D departments. But over the last few years a growing number of companies have started to see the value in modern additive manufacturing technology and applications, and they are becoming far more commonly […]

While many industries and businesses have been using 3D printing technology for years, it was usually a process reserved for prototyping or R&D departments. But over the last few years a growing number of companies have started to see the value in modern additive...
New Industry Report: Metal 3D Printing is Now the Fastest Growing Segment of the 3D Printing Industry

New Industry Report: Metal 3D Printing is Now the Fastest Growing Segment of the 3D Printing Industry

Metal 3D printing has been one of the most in-demand additive manufacturing technologies for years. However, because of the technology’s expense, speed and part size limitations it has primarily been used in a handful of low-volume industries like aerospace and biomedical. But thanks to rapidly improving technology and a growing understanding of the process, industrial […]

Metal 3D printing has been one of the most in-demand additive manufacturing technologies for years. However, because of the technology’s expense, speed and part size limitations it has primarily been used in a handful of low-volume industries like aerospace and...
The Rolls-Royce Phantom Now Has More Than 10,000 3D Printed Parts, BMW Looks to Expand Use Across Entire Line of Cars

The Rolls-Royce Phantom Now Has More Than 10,000 3D Printed Parts, BMW Looks to Expand Use Across Entire Line of Cars

With more than 25 years of using 3D printing technology, there probably isn’t a global automotive manufacturer that has pushed the limits of using additive manufacturing applications than the BMW Group. For most of the quarter-century that they have been using 3D printing, it was primarily used in the production of prototypes or one-off custom […]

With more than 25 years of using 3D printing technology, there probably isn’t a global automotive manufacturer that has pushed the limits of using additive manufacturing applications than the BMW Group. For most of the quarter-century that they have been using 3D...
Matsuura Becomes an MTC Member, Will Install a Lumex Avance-25 Hybrid 3D Printer and Milling Machine in the Coventry Facility

Matsuura Becomes an MTC Member, Will Install a Lumex Avance-25 Hybrid 3D Printer and Milling Machine in the Coventry Facility

The Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC) was opened in 2011 as an attempt to encourage the development of high-tech manufacturing technology in the UK and help connect academia and industry. As one of the largest public sector investments in UK manufacturing, the MTC exists to foster collaborative partnerships between academia and business that can take ideas from […]

The Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC) was opened in 2011 as an attempt to encourage the development of high-tech manufacturing technology in the UK and help connect academia and industry. As one of the largest public sector investments in UK manufacturing, the MTC...
Lockheed Martin Credits Sciaky’s EBAM Metal 3D Printing for Cost-Saving Titanium Propulsion Tank

Lockheed Martin Credits Sciaky’s EBAM Metal 3D Printing for Cost-Saving Titanium Propulsion Tank

While the type of metal 3D printing technology made by Chicago-based Sciaky Inc. isn’t remotely in the neighborhood of affordable, it is still leading to incredible time- and cost-saving measures for companies like Lockheed Martin Space Systems. Using a 3D printer that costs hundreds of thousands of dollars may not seen economical, but in actuality 3D […]

While the type of metal 3D printing technology made by Chicago-based Sciaky Inc. isn’t remotely in the neighborhood of affordable, it is still leading to incredible time- and cost-saving measures for companies like Lockheed Martin Space Systems. Using a 3D printer...
Altair and Airbus APWorks Partner to Offer Industrial 3D Printing Consultation Services

Altair and Airbus APWorks Partner to Offer Industrial 3D Printing Consultation Services

Industrial design, engineering and software development company Altair is announcing that they have formed an ongoing partnership with Airbus‘ 3D printing subsidiary, APWorks. The non-exclusive partnership will allow both companies to offer their joint expertise in the areas of additive manufacturing and design simulation and optimization software to companies looking to integrate 3D printing technology into […]

Industrial design, engineering and software development company Altair is announcing that they have formed an ongoing partnership with Airbus‘ 3D printing subsidiary, APWorks. The non-exclusive partnership will allow both companies to offer their joint expertise...
NatureWorks Introduces New PLA-Based ABS Alternative Material Ingeo 3D860

NatureWorks Introduces New PLA-Based ABS Alternative Material Ingeo 3D860

While PLA is by far the most popular filament type for desktop 3D printers, many companies that develop high-quality prototypes or end-use products have no choice but to turn to ABS because of its durability and high heat tolerances. Unfortunately, while ABS remains an extremely popular material for injection molding, it has several drawbacks that […]

While PLA is by far the most popular filament type for desktop 3D printers, many companies that develop high-quality prototypes or end-use products have no choice but to turn to ABS because of its durability and high heat tolerances. Unfortunately, while ABS remains...
Metal 3D Printing Helps Innomia Increase the Production of Auto Parts by 17%

Metal 3D Printing Helps Innomia Increase the Production of Auto Parts by 17%

With both safety and weight/fuel efficiency concerns being high priorities for automobile manufacturers, plastic components are being used in modern cars more than ever. Unfortunately plastic components can often feel or look cheap, leading to customer dissatisfaction, however in the last few years new advanced materials have been developed to improve the visual appeal and […]

With both safety and weight/fuel efficiency concerns being high priorities for automobile manufacturers, plastic components are being used in modern cars more than ever. Unfortunately plastic components can often feel or look cheap, leading to customer...
LPW Technology Begins Using Plasma Spheroidisation Process for Advanced Metal Powders

LPW Technology Begins Using Plasma Spheroidisation Process for Advanced Metal Powders

Metal powder materials and technology manufacturer LPW Technology is announcing that their new Plasma Spheroidisation equipment is fully operational and it is now producing their new, high-quality metal powder materials. They have already produced tantalum, tungsten, and titanium alloy powders, including Ti-6Al-4V, using the new Plasma Spheroidisation process. They are also currently developing several refractory […]

Metal powder materials and technology manufacturer LPW Technology is announcing that their new Plasma Spheroidisation equipment is fully operational and it is now producing their new, high-quality metal powder materials. They have already produced tantalum, tungsten,...
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