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6K and SmarTech Explore How Metal Powders Can Thrive in Scaling 3D Printing Markets

Trailblazing materials developer 6K rolled out its latest white paper to demonstrate the vast potential of metal powders for additive manufacturing (AM). The new document, titled “Metal Additive Goes Full…

Metal 3D Printing at IMTS 2022 with 6K Additive, AddUp, Fabrisonic, Formalloy, & Xact Metal

There was so much to do and see at IMTS in Chicago this year, with nine specific pavilions on topics like controls and CAD-CAM, quality assurance, metal removal, additive manufacturing,…

3D Printing News Briefs, September 8, 2022: Boosting Startups, Expansion in the Middle East, and More

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we have lots of business, as Titomic enters the Middle Eastern markets in a new reseller partnership. Metafold has secured $500,000 CAD in pre-seed…

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…

3D Printing News Briefs, June 8, 2022: Clear Aligners, Standards, & More

In 3D Printing News Briefs today, we’re discussing software first, as Arburg says its Freeformer software speeds up 3D printing by up to 55%. Then, Prodways Group announced that a…

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…

Steel Giant Takes Home Large-Scale Metal 3D Printer from Eplus3D

Rapidly expanding metal powder bed fusion (PBF) manufacturer Eplus3D has found an important client in JINGYE Additive Manufacturing, a subsidiary of Hebei JINGYE Group. Best known for being the owners…

3D Printing Webinar and Event Roundup: March 27, 2022

It’s another busy week of virtual and in-person events and webinars coming up! Topics cover everything from common metal 3D printing questions and prototyping with metal to Sinterit’s Lisa X…

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 News Briefs, December 9, 2021: Business, Materials, & Research

A partnership between Prima Additive and Materialise is first up in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, followed by news on a headquarters expansion from PrinterPrezz. Service bureaus in Japan are…

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Raise3D, Optomec, & Xact Metal Launch New 3D Printers at Formnext

Formnext 2021 is going on in Frankfurt, Germany right now, and we’ve been inundated with announcements of new industry partnerships, new hardware, and more, as the AM industry revels in…

Additive Industries Introduces New Metal 3D Printer, Tools, Partners, and Deal with Safran

Though its management has experienced a bit of a shakeup, Additive Industries is telling the world at Formnext 2021 that it is still in the game and advancing its product…

Over 500 Industrial 3D Printers Sold by China’s Farsoon

It’s well known that China is a force to be reckoned with in global manufacturing, but, as Executive Editor Joris Peels recently noted in his Hug the Panda series, this…

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Cold Metal Fusion: How One Company Converts SLS to Metal 3D Printing

Headmade Materials could have a potentially transformative impact on 3D printing. It remains to be seen if the company can make its technology work well at scale and make it…

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VELO3D Going Public Will Take Metal Powder Bed Fusion to New Territory

Over the last six months, the additive manufacturing industry has been riding a wave not seen in a decade. In March, the rumors that VELO3D—one of the youngest companies in…

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3DPOD Episode 53: Benny Buller, VELO3D Founder and CEO

Today, Max and I got to chat to Benny Buller, CEO of VELO3D. His company is shaking up the metal powder bed fusion market and Benny lets us in on…

Argonne Researchers Develop Defect Detection and Prevention for Metal 3D Printing

Scientists at Argonne National Laboratory have found a novel way to identify and prevent defects in metal parts using surface temperatures in laser powder bed fusion. Published in May in…

Velo3D Lands Largest Metal 3D Printer Order to Date, from Aerospace Customer

Recently, Velo3D received its largest order in company history since its launch commercially in 2018. An existing aerospace customer placed an order worth $20 million for Velo3D’s innovative, industrial metal…