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Attending the ASTM F42/ISO TC 261 Meetings: The Nitty-Gritty of Additive Manufacturing

I never thought I’d be so excited about an event focused on additive manufacturing (AM) standards, but here we are! When I learned that the recent biannual ASTM F42/ISO TC…

3D Printed Ramjet Created by Lockheed Martin and Velo3D

To bring hypersonics to reality, we require either materials that surpass the performance of those NASA and other organizations developed in the 1970s, or innovative ways to utilize these existing…

Zeiss Licenses ORNL Tech to Inspect 3D Printed Parts

Long utilized to peer inside metal 3D printed components, CT scanning can reveal trapped powder, cracks, and other deformities. As a non-destructive testing technique, it serves as an invaluable tool…

Using Ultrasonic Waves to Analyze Residual Stress in 3D Printed Metal Parts

Researchers from the Czech Republic and Brazil have come together to highlight ultrasonic testing for stress analysis in ‘Residual stress analysis of additive manufacturing of metallic parts using ultrasonic waves:…

CT Scanning Proves to be an Effective Method for Qualifying 3D Printed Parts

Many things can go wrong with an additively manufactured part, and those things are not always visible. Particularly in powder-based 3D printing, there are several things that can happen during…