PBF

One of US’s Largest Machine Tool Resellers to Offer Stratasys 3D Printing

In a key move for the additive manufacturing (AM) stalwart, Stratasys (Nasdaq: SSYS) has announced a strategic partnership with Select Additive Technologies, a division of Morris Group, Inc., which is…

Nylon 3D Printed Parts Made More Functional with Coatings & Colors

Parts 3D printed from polyamide (PA, Nylon) 12 using powder bed fusion (PBF) are a mainstay in the additive manufacturing (AM) industry. While post-finishing processes have improved the porosity of…

Velo3D Initiates Public Offering in a Bid to Strengthen Financial Foundations and Drive Future Growth

Velo3D (NYSE: VLD) has been among a number of publicly traded 3D printing firms that have attempted to weather the current macroeconomic climate. After posting a challenging financial report for 2023,…

Let’s Make Some Parts – TBGA Stress Test Part II of the JEOL JAM-5200EBM Printer

“It’s supposed to be hard. If it was easy, everyone would do it. Hard is what makes it great.” You have probably drawn inspiration from this Jimmy Dugan quote from…

Laser Wars: Farsoon Launches Eight-Laser Continuous Metal 3D Printer

In the ongoing Laser Wars between powder bed fusion (PBF) manufacturers, we’ve discussed various configurations of multiple lasers and high build speeds via systems from companies ranging from Bright Laser…

3DPOD Episode 185: Stefan Ritt and the International 3D Printing Business Perspective

Stefan Ritt, a expert in 3D printing veteran, has contributed significantly to numerous additive manufacturing committees and standardization initiatives. For twenty years, he was a pivotal figure at SLM Solutions,…

Trumpf’s Metal 3D Printing to Power Reusable Space Capsule from The Exploration Company

The New Space Race has largely been dominated by American players, with companies like SpaceX and Vast leading the way in investment, launches, and progress. China is also showing significant…

Machine-Centered Benchmarking for Improved SLS 3D Printing Accuracy

Introduction: Selective Laser Sintering (SLS) technology offers exciting possibilities for high-precision manufacturing. However, achieving consistent accuracy within tight tolerances can be challenging. Traditionally, quality assessments primarily focus on finished parts,…

Featured

Hyliion Begins 3D Printing Generator Parts amid Strategic Shift

Hyliion Holdings Corp. (NYSE: HYLN), a developer of electricity-generating technology, has announced that is has begun 3D printing parts for its KARNO generator product. Based in Austin, Texas, the publicly…

Featured PRO

3D Printing Resilience: the Case of Fiber Lasers

Since at least 2020, additive manufacturing (AM) has become more and more synonymous with the concept of supply chain resilience. In 2024, there is almost guaranteed to be a striking…

2024 3D Printing Predictions from the Experts: Metal 3D Printing

Metal 3D printing has attracted significant investment in recent years, with machine sales increasing by over tenfold in the past decade. The industry has witnessed the rise of large multi-laser…

Why Choose Powder Bed Fusion 3D Printing for Your Business

In the ever-evolving landscape of manufacturing, companies are constantly seeking innovative techniques to produce high-quality parts with intricate designs. Powder bed fusion (PBF) 3D printing has emerged as a groundbreaking…

3D Printing Webinar and Event Roundup: December 3, 2023

We’ve got plenty of events and webinars coming up for you this week! Quickparts is having a Manufacturing Roadshow, America Makes is holding a Member Town Hall, Stratafest makes two…

Nearly 30M Metal 3D Printed Parts Made in 2022 – Chart of the Week

The “Chart of the Week” from Additive Manufacturing Research (“AMR”, formerly SmarTech Analysis) is a weekly segment that offers readers an insightful dive into the additive manufacturing (AM) landscape, showcasing pivotal…

New Renishaw Tech Cuts Metal 3D Printing Times in Half

Renishaw has made a significant leap in metal additive manufacturing (AM) with the launch of its TEMPUS technology at Formnext 2023. This innovative approach, now a standard feature in the…

Featured

Farsoon Technologies: Transforming 3D Printing via Openness

In recent years, the additive manufacturing (AM) industry has seen significant advancements, with China emerging as one of the leading countries in the global AM sector. One company at the…

Reichenbacher Adds Metal 3D Printer Unpacking to Solukon’s Automated Depowdering Tech

Key to enabling the adoption of additive manufacturing (AM) in mass manufacturing is automation, as detailed in the “Automation and Additive Manufacturing: Opportunities and Markets” report from SmarTech Analysis. Yet,…

GE Taps NUBURU for Blue Laser Metal 3D Printing

Since it first entered the additive manufacturing (AM) industry, blue laser manufacturer NUBURU (NYSE American: BURU) has made steady progress introducing its technology to various original equipment manufacturers. The latest…

Jabil Introduces First PLA for Powder Bed 3D Printing

When we last caught up with Luke Rodgers, senior director of R&D at Jabil (NYSE: JBL), the manufacturing solutions provider was in the process of releasing a new material for powder bed…

Featured

Chinese Metal 3D Printing Companies Make a Splash RAPID + TCT 2023

At this year’s RAPID + TCT event, there was an overwhelming presence of Chinese manufacturers of metal laser powder bed fusion (PBF) machines. For some, it was their first time…

New DMG PBF Metal 3D Printer to Be Made in USA

At the 2023 RAPD + TCT show in Chicago, machine-builder DMG Mori announced the development of a new metal powder bed fusion (PBF) 3D printer, LASERTEC 30 SLM US. Not only does…

AMS Speaker Spotlight: Why the ‘Concept to Commercialization’ Approach Is Key for Successful 3D Printing Implementation

Additive manufacturing (AM) empowers innovative design with unprecedented benefits. With this rapidly advancing technology, it is crucial to integrate process disciplines and expertise to ensure an optimized product that achieves…

Stress Testing the JEOL JAM-5200EBM Electron Beam Metal 3D Printer – Part I

Anyone who has stepped into an internist or a cardiologist’s den may readily recall the experience of going through a round of evaluations and tests before being made to sweat…

Laser Wars: SLM Solutions Announces Order for Massive NXG XII 600E Metal 3D Printer

SLM Solutions (AM3D.DE) previously announced that it would collaborate with military research organization Concurrent Technologies Corporation (CTC) to build a large metal printer for the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL). The resulting…