Laser powder bed fusion (LPBF)

University of Arizona Gets $1.2M for Hypersonics 3D Printing

Hypersonic glide vehicles will need to resist incredible heat and pressure from flying at Mach Five and above. For that reason, the materials used to make them will likely be…

US Army Awards Wichita State $100M for 3D Printing & Digitization of Ground Fleet

The National Institute for Aviation Research (NIAR) at Wichita State University (WSU) has been awarded a $100 million contract by the US Army, for R&D into advanced manufacturing methods for…

Siemens Energy Metal 3D Printing Databases Commercialized by Senvol

After working significantly on its own metal 3D printing processes, Siemens has begun allowing third parties to commercialize its work. Previously, we saw this with Solukon, which has released a…

3D Printing News Briefs, January 21, 2023: 3D Printing Camp for Kids, Medical Devices, & More

Let’s get kids 3D printing! Kicking off 3D Printing News Briefs today, Anycubic and Yale Funbotics held virtual camps to introduce children to 3D modeling and 3D printing. Moving on…

AI In-situ Monitoring Detects Fusion Flaws in L-PBF Metal 3D Printing

During the past four years, the Multi-Scale Additive Manufacturing (MSAM) Laboratory, the largest R&D center in the field of additive manufacturing (AM) at the University of Waterloo in Canada, has…

3D Printing News Briefs, November 23, 2022: ESD-Safe Resin, Edible QR Codes, & More

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, AM Solutions has joined the ColdMetalFusion Alliance, AMFG is partnering with French 3D printing service bureau Erpro Group, and AddUp and the WBA are…

Big 3D Printing Announcements from Dyndrite at Formnext

Dyndrite, a provider of the GPU-accelerated computation engine used to create next-gen digital manufacturing hardware and software, made an abundance of announcements at Formnext 2022. Over the course of the…

New Scan Head Enables In-Process Quality Control for L-PBF Metal 3D Printers

Essential for the next stage of additive manufacturing’s (AM) industrialization is the development in-process, closed-loop quality assurance (QA). As one of the few firms solely dedicated to this trend, Sigma Additive…

Farsoon Introduces Three New Large-Format Metal 3D Printers

Farsoon, the leading original equipment manufacturer (OEM) in China’s metal additive manufacturing (AM) market, announced that it will introduce three new laser powder bed fusion (LPBF) platforms to the U.S….

3D Systems First Company to Market New Copper-Nickel Alloy for Laser PBF 3D Printing

3D Systems, the South Carolina-based additive manufacturing (AM) pioneer, announced that the company is the first to market in the AM sector with a powder-based version of CuNi30, a copper-nickel…

3D Printing Webinar and Event Roundup: July 10, 2022

It’s another busy week of 3D printing-related events and webinars! Markforged and Stratasys are both conducting tours, 3D Systems is holding a webinar on lightweighting structures for NASA, and the…

Uniformity Labs & Tekna Producing Advanced Titanium Powder for 3D Printing

Engineered materials producer Uniformity Labs, which develops high-density metal powder feedstocks for advanced manufacturing applications, has signed an agreement with Canadian advanced materials provider Tekna (OSE: TEKNA). As part of…

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Grand Opening: AddUp Solution Center Offers LPBF & DED Metal 3D Printing

Global metal additive manufacturing OEM AddUp Solutions was established as a joint venture by French companies Michelin and fives back in 2015. The company’s main technology is laser powder bed fusion (LPBF) technology, but…

3D Printing News Briefs, June 2, 2022: 3D Printers, Research, Tooling, & More

We’re starting off with news from Farsoon in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, as the company has four new 3D printer models ready for the European market. Desktop Metal and…

AddUp and Uniformity Labs to Increase Productivity of 3D Printed Titanium

Industrial metal additive manufacturing OEM AddUp Solutions, which was established as a joint venture by French companies Michelin and Fives, announced that it’s collaborating with engineered materials producer Uniformity Labs to increase…

ASTM to Offer Certification Program for Metal 3D Printer Operators

Knowledgeable and experienced 3D printing operations people are in short supply. There were very few sites doing any kind of 3D printing at scale ten years ago. People well-versed in…

3D Printing News Briefs, April 9, 2022: Metal, Art, & More

We’re first talking about how to reduce defects in metal 3D printing in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, and then moving on to 3D printed houses as a possible solution…

Metal 3D Printing at AMS 2022: Industrial Metal AM

In part one of my coverage of metal 3D printing at Additive Manufacturing Strategies 2022, I discussed the first session of the day, Additive Manufacturing for Series Production of Metal…

Metal 3D Printing at AMS 2022: Series Production of Metal Parts

Last week we held our annual Additive Manufacturing Strategies (AMS) summit, co-hosted with SmarTech Analysis, and after going virtual last year due to the pandemic, it was great to be…

3D Printing Webinar and Event Roundup: January 9, 2022

After a long break, we’re back with our first 3D Printing Webinar and Event Roundup of 2022! Things are starting back up a little slowly, with less than ten webinars…

TRUMPF & Aconity3D Partner with Equispheres for Metal Powder 3D Printing

Ontario-based materials engineering firm Equispheres brought in a good amount of investment funding in 2020 to help scale production of its metal 3D printing powder, which it creates using a patent-pending…

3D Printing Webinar and Event Roundup: November 28, 2021

AM industry events and webinars are back with a vengeance this week as we move into the busy holiday season and this week’s roundup. Topics include everything from standards in…

3D Printing News Briefs, October 30, 2021: Research, Turbine Repair, & More

Today’s 3D Printing News Briefs is a little bit of everything, starting with a research paper on 3D printing tungsten carbide surfaces with extreme wear resistivity. Moving on, a runner…

New Metal 3D Printer from AddUp Installed at Ohio State’s Manufacturing Center

AddUp, Inc., an industrial metal additive manufacturing OEM that was established by French companies Michelin and Fives as a joint venture, offers both Directed Energy Deposition (DED) and Laser Powder Bed Fusion (LPBF) printers,…