metal additive manufacturing

LLNL Provides Update on Collaborative Research into Why Flaws Occur in Metal 3D Printing Processes

LLNL Provides Update on Collaborative Research into Why Flaws Occur in Metal 3D Printing Processes

While the potential that metal 3D printing has to truly shake things up in the manufacturing world is great, it’s not without its faults. Many facilities are putting forth significant resources to determine why flaws in metal 3D printed parts occur, and how to stop them…perhaps none more so than the innovative researchers at Lawrence […]

While the potential that metal 3D printing has to truly shake things up in the manufacturing world is great, it’s not without its faults. Many facilities are putting forth significant resources to determine why flaws in metal 3D printed parts occur, and how to...
3D Printing News Briefs: May 15, 2018

3D Printing News Briefs: May 15, 2018

There are several new launches to cover in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, starting with a new sustainable 3D printing steel powder project. Jabil has begun its digital future initiative, and ANSYS released its latest software version, which has a digital twin feature. WASP has a new clay line, and German RepRap has added PEKK […]

There are several new launches to cover in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, starting with a new sustainable 3D printing steel powder project. Jabil has begun its digital future initiative, and ANSYS released its latest software version, which has a digital twin...
3D Systems Announces New Partnership to Qualify Metal 3D Printing for Naval Warships

3D Systems Announces New Partnership to Qualify Metal 3D Printing for Naval Warships

The US Navy has been on board with 3D printing for quite some time now, using the technology to create all sorts of innovations, such as the tiny TruClip, drones, a huge submarine hull, explosives, and even missile components. Metal 3D printing research in the Navy is ongoing, and NAVAIR believes that it will have approved […]

The US Navy has been on board with 3D printing for quite some time now, using the technology to create all sorts of innovations, such as the tiny TruClip, drones, a huge submarine hull, explosives, and even missile components. Metal 3D printing research in the Navy is...
Moog and University at Buffalo Developing Artificial Intelligence for Image Recognition in Metal 3D Printing

Moog and University at Buffalo Developing Artificial Intelligence for Image Recognition in Metal 3D Printing

3D printing is used increasingly in projects that require some type of recognition – for instance, CENIT’s 3D software tool can analyze a topologically optimized component and allocate it to the correct bionic component in a CAD catalog, and a cyber security firm fooled the iPhone X facial recognition system with a 3D printed mask. Now, motion […]

3D printing is used increasingly in projects that require some type of recognition – for instance, CENIT’s 3D software tool can analyze a topologically optimized component and allocate it to the correct bionic component in a CAD catalog, and a cyber...
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,...
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...
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...
Boeing and Oerlikon Team Up to Develop Standard Processes for 3D Printed Titanium Aerospace Parts

Boeing and Oerlikon Team Up to Develop Standard Processes for 3D Printed Titanium Aerospace Parts

While titanium is often the metal of choice when it comes to 3D printed implants, the strong, lightweight material also sees great use in manufacturing aircraft components. The aerospace industry is rapidly increasing its rate of adoption for 3D printing technology – so much so that the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is currently working to develop a […]

While titanium is often the metal of choice when it comes to 3D printed implants, the strong, lightweight material also sees great use in manufacturing aircraft components. The aerospace industry is rapidly increasing its rate of adoption for 3D printing technology...
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 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...
SME Announces Schedule for 2018 RAPID + TCT Conference: Medical and Metal 3D Printing Get Top Billing

SME Announces Schedule for 2018 RAPID + TCT Conference: Medical and Metal 3D Printing Get Top Billing

SME is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting the manufacturing industry. One of the many ways SME works to fulfill its goal is by hosting manufacturing industry events, giving people in the industry opportunities to network with others and learn more about advanced manufacturing technologies. One of the shows SME hosts is the RAPID + TCT conference, […]

SME is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting the manufacturing industry. One of the many ways SME works to fulfill its goal is by hosting manufacturing industry events, giving people in the industry opportunities to network with others and learn more about...
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...
3D Printing News Briefs: January 19, 2018

3D Printing News Briefs: January 19, 2018

We’re all business today in 3D Printing News Briefs, covering stories about everything from investments, grants, and executives to awards and new machines. SCRA announced an investment in 3D prosthetics company Extremiti3D by its entrepreneurial SC Launch, Inc. program, and Roush made a major investment in metal additive manufacturing. A prominent member of the adidas […]

We’re all business today in 3D Printing News Briefs, covering stories about everything from investments, grants, and executives to awards and new machines. SCRA announced an investment in 3D prosthetics company Extremiti3D by its entrepreneurial SC Launch, Inc....
Sciaky Announces Record December Sales of EBAM Metal 3D Printing Systems

Sciaky Announces Record December Sales of EBAM Metal 3D Printing Systems

Leading metal 3D printing solutions provider Sciaky, Inc., a subsidiary of global manufacturing and services holding company Phillips Service Industries, Inc. (PSI), launched its line of Electron Beam Additive Manufacturing (EBAM) machines nearly a decade ago, with an expanded line of EBAM 3D printing systems introduced in 2015. The exclusive technology uses an electron beam to […]

Leading metal 3D printing solutions provider Sciaky, Inc., a subsidiary of global manufacturing and services holding company Phillips Service Industries, Inc. (PSI), launched its line of Electron Beam Additive Manufacturing (EBAM) machines nearly a decade ago, with an...
More 3D Printing Resources to Come in 2018 with Training, Expert Gathering, Giveaways, Shops

More 3D Printing Resources to Come in 2018 with Training, Expert Gathering, Giveaways, Shops

3D printing isn’t about us. We’re here as a resource — hopefully one among many — for you to expand your knowledge of additive manufacturing technologies and the goings-on across the industry. Our focus is on you, our community: what you want to see, what has value to you, what you want to know, how […]

3D printing isn’t about us. We’re here as a resource — hopefully one among many — for you to expand your knowledge of additive manufacturing technologies and the goings-on across the industry. Our focus is on you, our community: what you want...
3D Printing Business: Inside GE Additive

3D Printing Business: Inside GE Additive

The GE Additive Technology Center (ATC) in Cincinnati, Ohio is housed in a former Dell building that has become the center for GE Additive‘s latest efforts in additive manufacturing since its 2015 opening. More than 350 employees and over 100 metal additive manufacturing systems now work in the facility, which I was invited to visit […]

The GE Additive Technology Center (ATC) in Cincinnati, Ohio is housed in a former Dell building that has become the center for GE Additive‘s latest efforts in additive manufacturing since its 2015 opening. More than 350 employees and over 100 metal additive...
Exclusive First Look: GE Additive to Introduce Scalable Binder Jet Additive Manufacturing System

Exclusive First Look: GE Additive to Introduce Scalable Binder Jet Additive Manufacturing System

GE has been invested in additive manufacturing for years now, employing the technology throughout many of its operations, and in 2016 made the billion-dollar move to become a metal additive manufacturing machinery supplier through the acquisition of two metal 3D printing companies. 2017 saw the business — now under the GE Additive umbrella — advancing, with […]

GE has been invested in additive manufacturing for years now, employing the technology throughout many of its operations, and in 2016 made the billion-dollar move to become a metal additive manufacturing machinery supplier through the acquisition of two metal 3D...
Working with Metal 3D Printing: Materialise, 3i-PRINT, OR Laser Focus on Advances

Working with Metal 3D Printing: Materialise, 3i-PRINT, OR Laser Focus on Advances

The 3D printing industry is maturing, and a great deal of focus is increasingly being placed on viable solutions and advancements to improve metal additive manufacturing processes. An absolute must-see event on the annual 3D printing calendar is formnext, which in only its third year has established itself as one of, if not the, largest […]

The 3D printing industry is maturing, and a great deal of focus is increasingly being placed on viable solutions and advancements to improve metal additive manufacturing processes. An absolute must-see event on the annual 3D printing calendar is formnext, which in...
Metal 3D Printing in the Aerospace Industry — A Few Questions For: Formalloy

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 Convention Center this coming Monday and Tuesday, December 4th and 5th. Included in the event’s long list of speakers is Melanie Lang, the Co-Founder and […]

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 Convention Center this coming Monday and Tuesday, December 4th and 5th. Included in the...
Materialise Announces New 3D Printing Agreements with SYNNEX and Simufact at formnext

Materialise Announces New 3D Printing Agreements with SYNNEX and Simufact at formnext

3DPrint.com is attending formnext 2017 in Frankfurt this week, bringing you all of the latest business and product announcements about the 3D printing industry’s movers and shakers right from the very busy showroom floor. Belgium-based Materialise, which is introducing the Magics 22 version of its 3D printing data preparation software at formnext, announced that it has signed an […]

3DPrint.com is attending formnext 2017 in Frankfurt this week, bringing you all of the latest business and product announcements about the 3D printing industry’s movers and shakers right from the very busy showroom floor. Belgium-based Materialise, which is...
ANSYS Acquires 3DSIM to Offer The Only Complete Additive Manufacturing Simulation Workflow in the Industry

ANSYS Acquires 3DSIM to Offer The Only Complete Additive Manufacturing Simulation Workflow in the Industry

By all accounts, the most rapidly growing and disruptive segment in the engineering market has got to be additive manufacturing. Many companies, in multiple fields, are working to add the transformative technology to their workflows, and while many have been successful in their efforts, we’d be remiss if we didn’t note that there are still […]

By all accounts, the most rapidly growing and disruptive segment in the engineering market has got to be additive manufacturing. Many companies, in multiple fields, are working to add the transformative technology to their workflows, and while many have been...
Arconic and Airbus Announce Cooperative Research Agreement for 3D Printed Airframe Components

Arconic and Airbus Announce Cooperative Research Agreement for 3D Printed Airframe Components

Three years ago, lightweight metals manufacturer Alcoa announced its intention to adopt 3D printing processes, and invested millions in 2015 to expand its facilities and accelerate development. That same year, the company announced that it would be separating into two, and launched its new value-add company Arconic, with a major focus on aerospace 3D printing, in 2016, not long […]

Three years ago, lightweight metals manufacturer Alcoa announced its intention to adopt 3D printing processes, and invested millions in 2015 to expand its facilities and accelerate development. That same year, the company announced that it would be separating into...
Trumpf Debuts Triple-Laser TruPrint 5000 Metal Additive Manufacturing System at formnext

Trumpf Debuts Triple-Laser TruPrint 5000 Metal Additive Manufacturing System at formnext

In 2015, family-owned German industrial machining and tooling equipment manufacturer Trumpf got back in the metal 3D printing game when it debuted the TruPrint 1000 laser metal fusion (LMF) 3D printer at formnext. The company, which also develops TruLaser metal deposition tools, recently announced a strategic alliance with Sintavia to work on machine qualifications for aerospace applications; […]

In 2015, family-owned German industrial machining and tooling equipment manufacturer Trumpf got back in the metal 3D printing game when it debuted the TruPrint 1000 laser metal fusion (LMF) 3D printer at formnext. The company, which also develops TruLaser metal...
3D Printing News Briefs: November 7, 2017

3D Printing News Briefs: November 7, 2017

We’ve got a lot of 3D printing business news heading your way in today’s edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, followed by a 3D printing event, a 3D printed work of art, and some 3D printed products for your feet and teeth. DSM and Toyota have signed a technology partnership agreement, while Authentise partners with […]

We’ve got a lot of 3D printing business news heading your way in today’s edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, followed by a 3D printing event, a 3D printed work of art, and some 3D printed products for your feet and teeth. DSM and Toyota have signed a...
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