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3D Printing News Briefs: February 16, 2019

We’ve got business, events, software, and materials news for you in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs. MELD has introduced a new operator training course, and Protolabs is launching a range…

Stratasys Demonstrating New Metal 3D Printing Platform for Short-Run Production at formnext

At RAPID + TCT in April, Stratasys introduced its multi-color J735 3D printer; at September’s TCT Show, the company showed off its advanced 3D printed carbon fiber parts. Now, during formnext…

LPW Technology’s Case Study Illustrates Cost-Effectiveness of Reusing Metal 3D Printing Powder

UK-based metal 3D printing powder company LPW Technology is on a mission to add high quality to AM processes with its well-defined powders and services, and increase adoption of metal 3D…

Team TUfast Uses Metal 3D Printing to Improve Cooling Geometry of Its Unique Race Car Housing By 20%

3D printing is often called to the track these days to help student formula teams in augmenting their race cars. This season, the Formula Student racing team from TU Munich (TUM)…

The Future of Metal Powders Obviously Includes 3D Printing, Says GKN

3D printing is the future — but that’s only part of the story. No single technology will dominate the future of manufacturing, but advanced technologies are certainly disrupting the status…

Aurora Labs Announces Further Progress on Metal 3D Printing Powder Production System

Earlier this month, Australian metal 3D printing company Aurora Labs announced that the building and testing of its Powder Production Unit (PPU) proof of concept had been completed. Once the process is proven,…

3D Printing News Briefs: March 16, 2018

Tomorrow is Saint Patrick’s Day, so to kick things off on today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re talking about beer, though it’s not green – Ripples is using 3D printing…

CECIMO and EPMA Partnering to Promote 3D Printing Technology Across Europe

The European Association of the Machine Tool Industries (CECIMO) represents several key companies in the 3D printing world, and plays an important role in determining the next direction the European industry…

3D Printing News Briefs: December 5, 2017

We’re starting with some new materials, products, and partnerships in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs – GKN and Ultimaker are both introducing new materials, and SprintRay has announced a distribution…

GKN Group Consolidates All Additive Manufacturing Activities Into New Company Brand

Global engineering group GKN plc has separate, specified company divisions in aerospace, automotive engineering, and powder metallurgy, and has utilized additive manufacturing in each of them for years, working to refine and research…

3D Printed Permanent Magnets: Metalysis Signs MOU with Mkango Resources Limited

With a name like Metalysis, one can expect a lot of innovation in the ever-growing metal 3D printing field. Last year, the company, based in the UK, worked with TWI to…

Arcam Subsidiary AP&C Breaks Ground on Construction of New Additive Manufacturing Metal Powder Facility

Big news came at the beginning of September when GE announced that they had made an offer to purchase two leading companies in the metal additive manufacturing world: Arcam AB and SLM Solutions….

Carnegie Mellon University Research May Lead to Enhanced Design to Reduce Porosity in 3D Printed Titanium, Leading to Stronger Parts

UPDATE:  We have been informed by a source on behalf of Carnegie Mellon University’s College of Engineering and the Next Manufacturing Center that the information originally presented in this article cast the research…

Researchers Mix Titanium and Tantalum Alloys to Improve Stress Absorption of 3D Printed Implants

Alloys made of either titanium or tantalum hold a massive amount of value within the medical industry, particularly when it comes to 3D printing patient-specific implants. Over the past couple…

LPW Technology Begins Using Plasma Spheroidisation Process for Advanced Metal Powders

Metal powder materials and technology manufacturer LPW Technology is announcing that their new Plasma Spheroidisation equipment is fully operational and it is now producing their new, high-quality metal powder materials….