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3D Printing News Unpeeled, Live with Joris Peels Friday 12th of August

Today we will be talking about a model of a cranium, Prellis Biologics new raise, 3D printing actuators for a hand that moves like a human one as well as…

3D Printing News Unpeeled, Live with Joris Peels Thursday 11th of August

Today we’re going to discuss 3D printed sunglasses from Givenchy, 3D printing drone swarms, more sustainable 3D printing materials for buildings by ORNL, 3D printing earnings season and more.  

EOS Teams with ORNL to Improve Metal 3D Printing Quality Control

German powder bed fusion (PBF) original equipment manufacturer (OEM) EOS has inked a cooperative research and development agreement (CRADA) with the U.S. Department of Energy in order to conduct a…

ORNL and IperionX Team to Explore 3D Printing Parts with Low-Cost Titanium

Titanium remains the most popular material in metal 3D printing. However, it’s also the most expensive. IperionX (NASDAQ: IPX, ASX: IPX) and Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) seek to change…

ORNL to Support Siemens’ CATCH 3D Printing Lab

German technology giant Siemens already uses 3D printing extensively on its turbine blades and through its service bureau, while also developing depowdering hardware, modeling and simulation software, and much more….

3D Printing News Briefs, April 14, 2022: Materials & Medical Applications

We’re starting with some materials news in 3D Printing News Briefs, as Braskem has added to its filament range and ORNL has been studying a photovoltaic material. Moving on, Lumos…

Xerox Liquid Metal 3D Printer Installed at ORNL

Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) is always researching new 3D printing technology. The latest is the Xerox ElemX metal 3D printer, which has just been installed at the Department of Energy’s…

3D Printing Drone Swarms, Pt 11: AI-Powered Boats

As we discuss in our ongoing 3D Printing Drone Swarms series, additive manufacturing (AM) will play an increasing role in the production of all manner of semi-sentient robots. This has been…

Nuclear Reactor 3D Printing Method Licensed from ORNL

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) has been making significant progress in 3D printing parts for use in one of the most volatile and dangerous environments:…

First 3D Printed Parts Installed in Nuclear Reactor

After announcing the project in October 2020, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) has completed the installation of four 3D printed brackets at the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA)’s Browns Ferry Nuclear…

Why is 3D Printing Developing at a Snail’s Pace?

In 2009, I gave a presentation on the state of 3D printing and, out of 18 slides, I’d only have to change one for that talk to be accurate today….

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GE’s 3D Printed Heat Exchanger Survives Unbelievable Temperatures

In 2019, through the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA-E), GE Research and several partners embarked on the use of metal 3D printing to produce more efficient heat exchangers. These devices,…

ORNL Analyzes Use of 3D Printing for Geothermal Energy Production

As global industrial society struggles to transition from fossil fuels to other forms of energy, one source of power that is often overlooked comes from within the Earth itself. The…

Why Are We 3D Printing Boat Hulls?

3D printing boat hulls may strike you as a particularly esoteric thing to do. Also, given the water tightness issues we often have with 3D printing, it may also seem…

Senvol, ORNL Publish Report on Pedigreed Metal 3D Printing Data

Senvol, which created the most comprehensive database of industrial 3D printers and materials, offers several products to help companies access, generate, and analyze AM data in order to implement the…

ExOne Agreement with ORNL Lets Company 3D Print Neutron Shielding Devices

Binder jetting company ExOne (NASDAQ: XONE) now has a commercial license to print with aluminum-infiltrated boron carbide (B4C). The printing process, developed at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), will let…

ORNL’s 3D Printed Parts to Be Installed on TVA Nuclear Reactor

While researching some of the most exciting aspects of 3D printing technology, Oak Ridge National Laboratory is also delivering some very interesting 3D printed parts to some notable users. The…

Xerox’s PARC to Use AlphaSTAR Simulation to 3D Print Turbomachinery Parts

California-based Palo Alto Research Center (PARC), a Xerox-owned research and development subsidiary company, has selected AlphaSTAR technology to create a virtual additive manufacturing (AM) approach that will save both time…

Apply to ORNL’s Prestigious Innovation Crossroads Program

Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) is a prestigious institution on the cutting edge of energy and advanced manufacturing research. ORNL has just announced the latest iteration of their Innovation Crossroads…

ASTRO America Tackles Hypersonic Planes and Missiles Parts with 3D Printing

For certain chefs in the alphabet soup that is the US government, all roads lead to 3D printing. So, too with hypersonics. Astro America, also sometimes called AstroA, aims to…

ORNL Team 3D Prints Device for Improving Carbon Capture Technology

According to the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), we have less than ten years to cut greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 45 percent to prevent runaway climate…

ORNL’s New AI Platform Assesses 3D Printed Parts in Real-Time

Oak Ridge National Laboratory is behind the development of a new type of artificial intelligence (AI) software called Peregrine, meant to improve the quality of functional parts being produced via…

3DPOD Episode 30: John Barnes, The Barnes Group Advisors

John Barnes is a key figure in industrializing 3D printing for aerospace. His career had him at key roles at key times for 3D printing at Honeywell, Lockheed, and Arconic….