metal additive manufacturing

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…

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…

3D Printing News Briefs: November 3, 2017

For this month’s first edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re starting with some 3D printing education news, then moving on to business and an aerospace industry announcement. MakerBot technology…

Renishaw Launching New Products at formnext to Make Additive Manufacturing More Mainstream

Like so many others in the 3D printing industry, Renishaw, headquartered in the UK, attended the TCT Show in Birmingham last month; Renishaw Iberica was also at IN(3D)USTRY last week….

The Latest 3D Printing Business News: Partnerships and 3D Printers Galore

To kick off the beginning of a busy workweek, we’re sharing a few 3D printing business stories with you today, starting with the announcement of a strategic alignment between metal…

3D Printing News Briefs: September 19, 2017

We’re going to start off with a little business news in today’s edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, then move right along to a new competition, a little education, and…

Powerful X-Rays Put to Use in Study of Physics Behind Metal 3D Printing Process as Researchers Seek to Eliminate Structural Defects

From medical tools and aerospace turbines to components for race cars and satellites, it may seem like metal 3D printing can be used to magically make just about anything, for less…

3D Printing News Briefs: September 1, 2017

For this month’s first edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, we’ll be discussing a little business news, then moving to materials, and finishing with something fun to get your weekend…

Femtosecond Lasers for Use in Additive Manufacturing

“All I ask for is one simple request, and that is to have sharks with frickin’ laser beams attached to their heads!” (Credit: Dr. Evil, Austin Powers Goldmember). Perhaps, if…

Sciaky Adopts Siemens PLM Software to Support Its EBAM Process in the Metal Additive Manufacturing Market

Chicago-based metal additive manufacturing solutions provider Sciaky, Inc., which is a subsidiary of Phillips Service Industries, Inc. (PSI), introduced its innovative metal Electron Beam Additive Manufacturing (EBAM) process back in 2009,…

LPW Technology Teams Up with Taiyo Nippon Sanso Corporation to Drive Adoption of Metal Additive Manufacturing

UK-based metal powder manufacturer LPW Technology is well-known for its additive manufacturing powders, and has worked to develop advanced and environmentally-conscious processes to produce its industrial-grade materials, achieving AS 9120A and…

3D Printing News Briefs: June 10, 2017

We’re running the gamut for news stories today in 3D Printing News Briefs, bringing you news about 3D printing education and business, important partnerships, 3D printers, and 3D printing materials….

3D Printing News Briefs: May 2, 2017

In 3D Printing News Briefs today, we’re talking about new 3D software, equipment, and materials, a distribution partnership and a new additive manufacturing facility, and a seaworthy 3D printed prosthetic….

Parallelization to Scale Up Metal Additive Manufacturing: Markforged CEO Details the Roadmap

Over the last few years, we’ve become quite familiar with Massachusetts-based Markforged, the company behind some of the strongest innovations in 3D printing today. Known already for reinforced 3D printing…

3D Printing News Briefs: April 28, 2017

In this week’s second edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, we’ve got information about the latest partnerships in the additive manufacturing business world, a company launching a new branding identity, and…

P&G Canada, Canada Makes, and AMM Team Up to Explore Possibilities and Benefits of Metal Additive Manufacturing

To further explore the possibilities and benefits of additively manufacturing new, customized parts, and adding the technology to its supply chain, the Procter & Gamble (P&G) Canada plant in Belleville,…

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Choosing the Right Metal Manufacturing Process for Your Custom Parts

When it comes to building end-use metal parts there are multiple options, from traditional processes like CNC Machining and Sheet Metal fabrication to additive manufacturing technologies like Direct Metal Laser…

Thrinno Introduces Biggest Worldwide Sourcing Platform for Metal 3D Printing Market

Last month, Belgium-based software solutions provider Thrinno launched its design analysis software, Thrinno Fast Quote, targeted at metal additive manufacturing service providers. The software helps these print shops with quick, professional price…

Collaborative NextGenAM Project Aims to Speed Up Automation of the Industrial 3D Printing Process

Last year, Premium AEROTEC, a German manufacturer of commercial and military aircraft production systems, entered into a partnership with Norsk Titanium, to offer 3D printed metal components to Airbus, one…

Sigma Labs Wins Contract from Solar Turbines to Use IPQA Technology

Since late 2016, Sigma Labs, which provides quality assurance software under its PrintRite3D brand, has been announcing agreements with other companies left and right over the last year, from Aerojet…

3D Printing News Briefs: April 7, 2017

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, medical technology firm axial3D has secured over £530,000 in seed funding, while four University of Bristol graduates are on their way to China with their…

LLNL Develops Semi-Liquid Metal 3D Printing Method: Direct Metal Writing

Metal additive manufacturing is one of the oldest forms of 3D printing, but the technology is still constantly being developed. The most common forms of metal 3D printing still have…

Thanks to a Group Effort, 3D Printed Satellite Bracket Will Soon Go to Space

3D printing technology has really changed the face of manufacturing for many applications and sectors, including outer space. Canada’s premier additive manufacturing network, Canada Makes, recently teamed up with 3D…

3D Printing: The Stories We Missed — March 18, 2017

Sláinte! In this week’s St. Patrick’s Day edition of Stories We Missed, we’re talking about partnerships, 3D printing materials, and 3D printers themselves. Concept Laser and GoEngineer are supporting each…