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3D Printed Watch Parts Made via AddUp and Kif Parechoc Partnership

When it comes to 3D printing, jewelry and watchmaking are typically the realm of vat photopolymerization systems due to the very fine features involved. For that reason, laser powder bed…

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AddUp Launches FormUp 350 Modular Metal 3D Printer

AddUp, a joint company owned by Michelin and Fives, has just launched the FormUp 350 metal laser powder bed fusion (L-PBF) machine. A variety of companies attempt to improve their…

Virginia Tech Team 3D Printing Rubber Latex

Making a scientific or engineering breakthrough requires a lot of legwork and research, but also teamwork. An interdisciplinary group of Virginia Tech researchers from the Macromolecules Innovation Institute (MII), the College of Science,…

Michelin & GM Announce 3D Printed Prototype of Uptis, the Airless & Flatproof Tire

The quest to solve the never-ending inconvenience, expense—and sometimes grave danger—presented by the flat tire and the dreaded blowout may finally be coming to an end, thanks to Michelin in collaboration…

The R&D Tax Credit Aspects of 3D Printing Vehicle Wheels

Transportation is one of the most important aspects of everyday life across the globe. The US publisher Ward’s estimated as of 2010 there were over 1.015 billion vehicles on the…

Michelin Uses 3D Printing to Realize Ambitious Sustainability Goals

Last year, Michelin debuted its sustainable 3D printed concept tire, called the Vision, at the Movin’On conference, which focuses on sustainable solutions for the automotive industry. This year’s conference is…

3D Printing News Briefs: November 14, 2017

We’re getting down to business in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs…business news, that is. Rize announced an addition to its corporate staff at formnext today, and 3D printing bureau Hobs…

Movin’ On with Tweels: Michelin Debuts 3D Printed, Biodegradable Smart Tire at Its Sustainable Mobility Summit

Renowned tire company Michelin joined the 3D printing arena in 2015 when it entered into a joint venture partnership with Fives to manufacture metal 3D printers. This week, its parent company,…

BeAM at formnext: The “Beginning of a Great Metallurgical Industry Story”

Last week at formnext, France-based BeAM was on the scene in Frankfurt to present its industrial 3D printing machines – MOBILE and MAGIC 2.0, along with the latest machine, MODULO, which…

Michelin & Fives Team to Enter 3D Metal Printing Space in a Big Way Via Joint Venture

Over that past year or two we have seen a handful of large companies decide to enter the 3D printing/additive manufacturing space in one way or another. Typically these companies…