Laser Metal Deposition (LMD)

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…

RMIT University Researching LMD 3D Printing for Making New and Replacement Defense Aircraft Parts

3D printing is finding significant adoption in the aerospace industry, considering its need for complex parts and lightweight components with consistent quality and repeatable characteristics. The technology also makes the…

Formalloy Introduces New X-series LMD Metal 3D Printer at RAPID + TCT

At this past week’s RAPID + TCT conference in Texas, California-based Formalloy highlighted its metal 3D printing technology. Formalloy has only been around since the beginning of 2016, but in those 2.5…

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…

Metal 3D Printing in the Aerospace Industry — A Few Questions For: Formalloy

Last month, the agenda was announced for next week’s Inside 3D Printing San Diego event, hosted by global events producer Rising Media. It will be held at the San Diego…

Brilliant Flash of Light Lets Scientists Study Structure of 3D Printing Material at Atomic Level to Reduce Defects

Additive manufacturing processes, while amazing and valuable, are not without their flaws, and lots of research has been conducted into how and why defects in 3D printing that can cause…

Formalloy Releases Latest Metal 3D Printing System: L-Series Machine with Blue Wavelength Laser Technology

Metal 3D printing company Formalloy, established last January in sunny San Diego, has been keeping very busy. In addition to developing and then showcasing its flagship A222 3D printer, which…

NIAR Increases Capabilities with New Metal 3D Printer, Industrial X-Ray CT

This spring, 3DPrint.com was on site when Airbus and Dassault Systèmes became official residents of the Innovation Campus at Wichita State University (WSU) in Kansas, with a combined goal of…

3D Printing News Briefs: July 11, 2017

We’re talking a lot of business here in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs – everything from an important new hire and ISO certification to a partnership and a webinar series,…

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….

Mixed Metals, Magnets and Open Materials: A Look at Emerging New Company Formalloy at RAPID 2016

One of the great things about conferences like last week’s RAPID 2016 is the new discoveries, the companies and products that are just emerging but that you can sense are…

Toshiba Machine Announces a Metal 3D Printer Ten Times Faster Than Others on the Market

It’s rare to see technology sectors advance as quickly as metal 3D printing has. Until very recently, the technology was lagging a bit behind other forms of 3D printing. Its…