metal 3d printing

NAVAIR Believes Nearly 1,000 3D Printed Parts Will Be Approved for Fleet Use by Year's End

NAVAIR Believes Nearly 1,000 3D Printed Parts Will Be Approved for Fleet Use by Year's End

The Maryland-based Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) recognizes the many benefits that 3D printing can offer our nation’s fighting forces, and has been working to educate its workforce on the technology, most recently with 3D printing courses by the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD). Three years ago, the organization, which provides the US Navy with life-cycle […]

The Maryland-based Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) recognizes the many benefits that 3D printing can offer our nation’s fighting forces, and has been working to educate its workforce on the technology, most recently with 3D printing courses by the Naval Air...
Renishaw & Cardiff University Dental Hospital 3D Print Removable Partial Dentures

Renishaw & Cardiff University Dental Hospital 3D Print Removable Partial Dentures

In just the past few years, Renishaw has shown stunning versatility in 3D printing endeavors—mainly assisting other organizations. With offices around the world, Renishaw experts best known for their knowledge in metrology and measurement have worked with others engaged in developing complex parts from America’s Cup sailboat parts to orbital implants for surgery in Nepal […]

In just the past few years, Renishaw has shown stunning versatility in 3D printing endeavors—mainly assisting other organizations. With offices around the world, Renishaw experts best known for their knowledge in metrology and measurement have worked with others...
3D Printing News Briefs: March 27, 2018

3D Printing News Briefs: March 27, 2018

We’ve got plenty of business news to share with you in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, followed by some interesting research efforts. Sciaky and Sigma Labs are both announcing new agreements, while LPW Technology is working with Global Advanced Metals regarding 3D printed tantalum and Matsuura Machinery has become an authorized MJF reseller for HP. […]

We’ve got plenty of business news to share with you in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, followed by some interesting research efforts. Sciaky and Sigma Labs are both announcing new agreements, while LPW Technology is working with Global Advanced Metals...
Wipro3D Opens New Metal Additive Manufacturing Center in India

Wipro3D Opens New Metal Additive Manufacturing Center in India

Wipro3D was launched in 2012, a unit of Indian company Wipro Infrastructure Engineering, and has become one of India’s additive manufacturing leaders. The company offers metal additive manufacturing services to a number of industries, including aerospace, healthcare, industrial, automotive, oil and gas, and heavy engineering. Now Wipro3D is launching a brand new solution and experience […]

Wipro3D was launched in 2012, a unit of Indian company Wipro Infrastructure Engineering, and has become one of India’s additive manufacturing leaders. The company offers metal additive manufacturing services to a number of industries, including aerospace,...
3D Printing in Advanced Design and Manufacturing: ADM Expo Examines Changing Dynamics of Production

3D Printing in Advanced Design and Manufacturing: ADM Expo Examines Changing Dynamics of Production

This week in Cleveland, the Advanced Design & Manufacturing Expo (ADM Expo) showcased the technologies and companies behind production as industry moves forward. Cleveland, at the heart of the Tech Belt, played host to organizations across five distinct expo zones as more than 2,600 profesisonals came together to explore and discuss in the Design and […]

This week in Cleveland, the Advanced Design & Manufacturing Expo (ADM Expo) showcased the technologies and companies behind production as industry moves forward. Cleveland, at the heart of the Tech Belt, played host to organizations across five distinct expo zones...
ZYYX CEO Details Upcoming Sub-€10K Benchtop Metal 3D Printing Solution

ZYYX CEO Details Upcoming Sub-€10K Benchtop Metal 3D Printing Solution

Last week at TCT Asia, Sweden-based ZYYX went public with a concept it’s been working on quietly for some time now: a metal 3D printing system. While, as with recent announcements of upcoming metal technologies from HP Inc. and Stratasys, the introduction was of a concept not yet market-ready, that’s where the similarities end, as […]

Last week at TCT Asia, Sweden-based ZYYX went public with a concept it’s been working on quietly for some time now: a metal 3D printing system. While, as with recent announcements of upcoming metal technologies from HP Inc. and Stratasys, the introduction was of...
GKN Additive Bringing Innovation to Motorcycle Manufacturing with Metal 3D Printing

GKN Additive Bringing Innovation to Motorcycle Manufacturing with Metal 3D Printing

In October of 2017, global engineering group GKN announced that it would be consolidating all of its additive manufacturing activities into one sub-brand of GKN Powder Metallurgy, called GKN Additive. The brand, which operates from global centers of excellence in four countries, combines the company’s history of manufacturing parts for aerospace and automotive engineering with advanced […]

In October of 2017, global engineering group GKN announced that it would be consolidating all of its additive manufacturing activities into one sub-brand of GKN Powder Metallurgy, called GKN Additive. The brand, which operates from global centers of excellence in four...
Farsoon Furthers Industrial 3D Printing with New Oerlikon and AMT Partnerships, Establishment of German Subsidiary

Farsoon Furthers Industrial 3D Printing with New Oerlikon and AMT Partnerships, Establishment of German Subsidiary

Industrial 3D printer supplier Farsoon Technologies has had a busy week, as yesterday we heard about a new strategic agreement with BASF in order to provide customers in China with a new PA-based 3D printing material solution. Today, the company has several additional major announcements, including two partnerships and a new business. Farsoon has signed […]

Industrial 3D printer supplier Farsoon Technologies has had a busy week, as yesterday we heard about a new strategic agreement with BASF in order to provide customers in China with a new PA-based 3D printing material solution. Today, the company has several additional...
Stratasys to Introduce New Metal 3D Printing System at RAPID + TCT

Stratasys to Introduce New Metal 3D Printing System at RAPID + TCT

Moving into metal marks a major move in additive manufacturing, as more companies come to recognize the power of positioning metal offers. The latest to announce such a move is industry stalwart Stratasys which, like HP before it, has so far announced an upcoming announcement: metal will be coming. RAPID + TCT, the major 3D […]

Moving into metal marks a major move in additive manufacturing, as more companies come to recognize the power of positioning metal offers. The latest to announce such a move is industry stalwart Stratasys which, like HP before it, has so far announced an upcoming...
3D Printing News Briefs: February 27, 2018

3D Printing News Briefs: February 27, 2018

We’re taking care of business first today in 3D Printing News Briefs, then moving on to education and a virtual 5k to support a worldwide 3D printed prosthetics volunteer network. Hyperlocal on-demand services marketplace Jugnoo has launched an online 3D printing store in India, and CalRAM has been acquired by Carpenter Technology. For the second […]

We’re taking care of business first today in 3D Printing News Briefs, then moving on to education and a virtual 5k to support a worldwide 3D printed prosthetics volunteer network. Hyperlocal on-demand services marketplace Jugnoo has launched an online 3D...
Fine Detail Electronics 3D Printing: Optomec Fills Us In on the New Aerosol Jet HD System to Fill In the Gaps in Production Solutions

Fine Detail Electronics 3D Printing: Optomec Fills Us In on the New Aerosol Jet HD System to Fill In the Gaps in Production Solutions

Albuquerque-based Optomec focuses on additive manufacturing for production with its two patented 3D printing technologies: Aerosol Jet, used to 3D print electronics, and LENS, for high-value metal 3D printing. The busy company has been developing and providing resources on its technologies, as well as growing in size — now with more than 100 employees — and investment, with more […]

Albuquerque-based Optomec focuses on additive manufacturing for production with its two patented 3D printing technologies: Aerosol Jet, used to 3D print electronics, and LENS, for high-value metal 3D printing. The busy company has been developing and providing...
ITAMCO and Atlas 3D Introduce Sunata Software to Streamline the DMLS 3D Printing Process

ITAMCO and Atlas 3D Introduce Sunata Software to Streamline the DMLS 3D Printing Process

The industrial 3D printing technology direct metal laser sintering (DMLS) is a powder bed fusion process that could potentially change the way parts are manufactured. The process can be used to help engineers and product designers reduce assemblies with multiple parts into single components, and it works well when printing many objects with similar geometries, […]

The industrial 3D printing technology direct metal laser sintering (DMLS) is a powder bed fusion process that could potentially change the way parts are manufactured. The process can be used to help engineers and product designers reduce assemblies with multiple parts...
3D Printing News Briefs: February 23, 2018

3D Printing News Briefs: February 23, 2018

We’ve got plenty of business and 3D printer news for you in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, followed by a research project involving additive manufacturing technology and a 3D printed presidential bobblehead. Nano Dimension has named its latest US reseller a day after closing its public ADS offering, and SD3D has completed its acquisition of […]

We’ve got plenty of business and 3D printer news for you in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, followed by a research project involving additive manufacturing technology and a 3D printed presidential bobblehead. Nano Dimension has named its latest US...
This is the Last Week of the Early Bird Special for 3D Printing in Metal Workshop

This is the Last Week of the Early Bird Special for 3D Printing in Metal Workshop

Learn the process of 3D printing in metal from design to execution in our all new online 3D Printing in Metal: An Overview of Additive Manufacturing with Metals. The workshop, launching March 27, will show you everything you need to know to apply 3D printing in metal to your upcoming ventures. You’ll also learn about rapid […]

Learn the process of 3D printing in metal from design to execution in our all new online 3D Printing in Metal: An Overview of Additive Manufacturing with Metals. The workshop, launching March 27, will show you everything you need to know to apply 3D printing in metal...
EBM 3D Printing Process Used to Process a Steel Alloy with High Damage Tolerance

EBM 3D Printing Process Used to Process a Steel Alloy with High Damage Tolerance

While the adoption and development of metal 3D printing continues to grow, so too does research into different types of metals that can be 3D printed, including steel. The aerospace and automotive industries in particular would have many applications for 3D printing components with high-performance steel. Now, for the first time, a research team at the […]

While the adoption and development of metal 3D printing continues to grow, so too does research into different types of metals that can be 3D printed, including steel. The aerospace and automotive industries in particular would have many applications for 3D printing...
Educational Initiatives Aim to Reduce Barriers, Provide a Deeper Understanding of 3D Printing

Educational Initiatives Aim to Reduce Barriers, Provide a Deeper Understanding of 3D Printing

The on-demand and complex nature of 3D printing is completely changing how we design, produce, and service products, and many fields are taking advantage of the technology. But, we often hear that one of the barriers to rapid adoption is a lack of knowledge about the basic principles and applications. That’s why it’s important to […]

The on-demand and complex nature of 3D printing is completely changing how we design, produce, and service products, and many fields are taking advantage of the technology. But, we often hear that one of the barriers to rapid adoption is a lack of knowledge about the...
3D Printing in Metal: An Overview of Additive Manufacturing with Metals

3D Printing in Metal: An Overview of Additive Manufacturing with Metals

Our new 3D Printing in Metal: An Overview of Additive Manufacturing with Metals course will be launching in just a few weeks, and from now through February 23, you can sign up for this innovative, practical course at the discounted Early Bird rate of $99.  Save big on this exciting 3-week long course designed to […]

Our new 3D Printing in Metal: An Overview of Additive Manufacturing with Metals course will be launching in just a few weeks, and from now through February 23, you can sign up for this innovative, practical course at the discounted Early Bird rate of $99.  Save big on...
3D Printing News Briefs: February 13, 2018

3D Printing News Briefs: February 13, 2018

Tomorrow is Valentine’s Day, which makes today Galentine’s Day if you’re a Parks and Recreation fan. To celebrate, we’re starting today’s 3D Printing News Briefs with Valentine’s Day news – some female chocolatiers are substituting candy hearts with chocolate skulls, made in 3D printed molds. Continuing on, colorFabb is celebrating its fifth anniversary with sales on […]

Tomorrow is Valentine’s Day, which makes today Galentine’s Day if you’re a Parks and Recreation fan. To celebrate, we’re starting today’s 3D Printing News Briefs with Valentine’s Day news – some female chocolatiers are...
New Caltech Technique Makes It Possible to 3D Print Complex Metal Structures on the Nanoscale

New Caltech Technique Makes It Possible to 3D Print Complex Metal Structures on the Nanoscale

Nanoscale 3D printing is a small-scale technique that many researchers are working to further develop, and 3D printing on the nanoscale with metal is one of the major challenges. But researchers at Caltech have developed a technique that makes it possible to 3D print complex nanoscale metal structures. Once their process is scaled up, it […]

Nanoscale 3D printing is a small-scale technique that many researchers are working to further develop, and 3D printing on the nanoscale with metal is one of the major challenges. But researchers at Caltech have developed a technique that makes it possible to 3D print...
3D Systems Execs Discuss "Phenomenal Partnership" with SOLIDWORKS, Roadmap to Seamless 3D Printing Experience

3D Systems Execs Discuss "Phenomenal Partnership" with SOLIDWORKS, Roadmap to Seamless 3D Printing Experience

Some companies dip their toes in to new technologies and endeavors, while others cannonball straight in the deep end. For 3D Systems, entrenched as it is since the very beginnings of 3D printing development, there is no choice but to go all in — and under the focused and aggressive leadership of CEO Vyomesh Joshi […]

Some companies dip their toes in to new technologies and endeavors, while others cannonball straight in the deep end. For 3D Systems, entrenched as it is since the very beginnings of 3D printing development, there is no choice but to go all in — and under the...
Aurora Labs Slows Things Down to Advance Fast Metal 3D Printing

Aurora Labs Slows Things Down to Advance Fast Metal 3D Printing

“Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.” – Ferris Bueller Speed generally impresses people, especially when it comes to 3D printing…the faster a part can be 3D printed, the better, particularly for metal additive manufacturing. This leads to faster production cycles, which means […]

“Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.” – Ferris Bueller Speed generally impresses people, especially when it comes to 3D printing…the faster a part can be 3D printed, the better,...
3DXpert for SOLIDWORKS: 3D Systems Releases Updated Metal 3D Printing Software Platform

3DXpert for SOLIDWORKS: 3D Systems Releases Updated Metal 3D Printing Software Platform

At the TCT Show this fall, 3D printing industry leader 3D Systems was busy highlighting its software solutions, including the integrated metal additive manufacturing software platform 3DXpert. The software, which offers an all-in-one simulation solution for metal powder bed machines, was officially launched at IMTS in 2016. In May, the company announced that 3DXpert would be […]

At the TCT Show this fall, 3D printing industry leader 3D Systems was busy highlighting its software solutions, including the integrated metal additive manufacturing software platform 3DXpert. The software, which offers an all-in-one simulation solution for metal...
Titomic Announces New Board Member, Australian Patent for Kinetic Fusion 3D Printing Technology

Titomic Announces New Board Member, Australian Patent for Kinetic Fusion 3D Printing Technology

Australian metal additive manufacturing company Titomic has been busy these last few months. In September, the company introduced the innovative Titomic Kinetic Fusion technology, which builds up titanium parts layer by layer with no shape or size limitations. Australia’s Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO) adapted the cold spray process to create this new additive […]

Australian metal additive manufacturing company Titomic has been busy these last few months. In September, the company introduced the innovative Titomic Kinetic Fusion technology, which builds up titanium parts layer by layer with no shape or size...
Scientists Use X-Rays to Study Why Imperfections Happen in Metal 3D Printing

Scientists Use X-Rays to Study Why Imperfections Happen in Metal 3D Printing

Metal 3D printing is a constant work in progress. For all that it’s capable of, it still is plagued by issues, with parts being prone to flaws and imperfections. But plenty of researchers are dedicating their time and energy towards detecting and preventing the problems behind those flaws and imperfections, using advanced technologies to delve […]

Metal 3D printing is a constant work in progress. For all that it’s capable of, it still is plagued by issues, with parts being prone to flaws and imperfections. But plenty of researchers are dedicating their time and energy towards detecting and preventing the...
Italy: Aidro Uses Metal 3D Printing to Improve Hydraulic Components

Italy: Aidro Uses Metal 3D Printing to Improve Hydraulic Components

Most of us around the world rely on hydraulics to drive many of the different machines and larger electrical items we use without thinking much about the inner power or mechanics—until they stop working. From pumps to cylinders to actuators to valves, hydraulics are responsible for controlling electronics of all kinds. As the industry has […]

Most of us around the world rely on hydraulics to drive many of the different machines and larger electrical items we use without thinking much about the inner power or mechanics—until they stop working. From pumps to cylinders to actuators to valves, hydraulics are...
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