laser powder bed fusion

Agnikul Cosmos Patents 3D Printed Rocket Engine Ahead of Test Launch

Indian space startup Agnikul Cosmos was granted a patent for the design and manufacturing of its single-piece, 3D printed rocket engine. Comprising the main five components of a rocket engine…

3D Printing Webinar and Event Roundup: September 25, 2022

We’ve got a busy week of 3D printing webinars and events ahead! Nanoscribe is attending the Biofabrication Conference, Stratasys, Velo3D, and Markforged continue their tours, and Formlabs will hold a…

US Air Force Funds SLM Solutions via CTC to Build “World’s Largest” PBF Metal 3D Printer

After already boasting one of the world’s most advanced, largest, and productive powder bed metal 3D printers, SLM Solutions has been enlisted to make something even bigger. Thanks to a…

IMTS 2022: 3D Printing Software with CASTOR and Dyndrite

Last week, I got to visit one of my favorite cities, Chicago, to attend my first International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS). The biennial event is the largest, longest-running industry trade…

Xact Metal Expands to Mid-Sized Metal 3D Printing with XM300G Series

Known for its petite, low-cost metal 3D printers, Xact Metal is now moving upstream with the release of the XM300G series. This line of mid-sized laser powder bed fusion (PBF)…

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Nikon Shakes up Metal 3D Printing with Bid to Buy SLM Solutions

Japanese lithography, scanning and camera firm Nikon (TYO: 7731) is set to acquire metal 3D printer manufacturer SLM Solutions (ETR: AM3D). The Japanese firm has bid a premium of 83.7%…

3D Printing News Briefs, August 20, 2022: Consumer 3D Printer, WAAM Study, & More

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, EPLUS3D is offering metal 3D printing as an option for flexible manufacturing of sheet metal. Anycubic is working with a MicroLED display manufacturer to…

New HQ Grows the 3D Printing Potential of Eplus3D Domestically and Abroad

Eplus3D, a Chinese-based metal 3D printer manufacturer, recently announced that it is moving its headquarters to a 23,000 m2 state-of-the-art building in Hangzhou. The larger building will allow the company…

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VulcanForms Raises $355M for Industrial-Scale Metal 3D Printing

An MIT spinout has emerged from stealth with a unique form of metal laser powder bed fusion (PBF) and $355 million in funding. With investors from Eclipse Ventures, Stata Venture…

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…

Eplus3D and Oqton Partner to Automate Metal 3D Printing for Denistry

3D printing software developer Oqton, a subsidiary of 3D Systems (NYSE: DDD), has partnered with Chinese metal laser powder bed fusion (PBF) maker Eplus3D to combine solutions for the dental…

EOS President of North America Discusses the Future of Metal Laser 3D Printing

EOS has been the long-established leader in laser sintering, representing the largest installed base in the market. However, as companies new and old attempt to push the segment, particularly in…

BEAMIT Expands Metal 3D Printing Fleet with GE Additive’s M Line

Already a customer of GE Additive, BEAMIT Group (BEAMIT), partly owned by SANDVIK, has taken on another metal 3D printer from the manufacturing giant. The latest is a Concept Laser M…

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…

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…

3D Printing News Briefs, February 10, 2022: Business, Medical, & More

We’re starting out with business in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, as EOS has launched a new network to connect businesses with certified AM manufacturers and Meltio announced a sales…

3DPOD, Ep. 92: Metal 3D Printing with Seurat’s 2 Million Points of Light — CEO James DeMuth

James DeMuth was a researcher committed to solving some very big problems and creating new technologies at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. He opted to become an entrepreneur because of Seurat,…

2022 Predictions: 3D Printing for Series Production of Metal Parts

It’s time to gaze into the tea leaves and imagine a bright future for 3D printing. In this article, we will be looking specifically at predictions, trends, and developments in…

3D Printed Art in a Lunar Gallery? Singapore Sends First 3D Printed Artifact to the Moon

There are roughly 19,000 galleries across 124 countries in 3,533 cities worldwide. Urban sites in the US, UK, and Germany are among the most active in the art gallery scene,…

3D Printing Webinar and Event Roundup: December 5, 2021

We’ve got another busy week of webinars and events to tell you about, with topics ranging from aviation and medical 3D printing to a town hall meeting, biomaterials, SLA technology,…

TRUMPF Acquires SISMA Metal 3D Printing Venture

TRUMPF is a sizable and interesting player in the metal 3D printing world. One of the world’s biggest machine tool makers, the company has moved in and out of additive…

3D Printing News Briefs, October 13, 2021: Metal 3D Printing, Prostheses, & More

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, ExOne and SSI are working together to drive volume production with metal binder jet 3D printing, and RadTech has announced a new photopolymer AM…