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Laser Wars: Eplus3D Unveils Metal 3D Printer with up to 64 Lasers

Now that the laser wars in the powder bed fusion (PBF) space have, for the most part, moved to China, original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) there are in fierce competition. Eplus3D…

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Why Corrosive Resistant Materials Are Important to the Success of 3D Printing Across Industries

The adoption of additive manufacturing (AM) is accelerating across many major industries. As this technological shift unfolds, the importance of corrosion resistance has emerged as a challenge for 3D printing…

Seurat Qualifies Low-carbon Stainless Steel from 6K for Metal 3D Printing

Just a few days ago, I wrote that Velo3D’s qualification of Continuum’s recycled powder could “spark a trend toward qualifying every single powder in recycled form for use in machines…

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Bechtel & ATI Tap Velo3D for US Navy 3D Printing Facility in Florida

As I’ve written about extensively over the last couple of years, the US Navy is at the forefront of US additive manufacturing (AM) innovation, especially when it comes to metals….

XJet’s Metal 3D Printing Enters Fashion & Luxury Sector via XOLUTIONS

XJet, based in Israel, develops and produces 3D printing solutions for ceramics and metals, and its systems have been used in a variety of applications, including medical and dental, machinery,…

Two French Government Grants Support JPB’s Aerospace Automation & Metal 3D Printing Activity

JPB Système, a French aerospace/defense contractor that specializes in deploying automated production lines, announced that the company has been awarded two separate contracts for undisclosed amounts from the French government’s…

3D Printing News Briefs, April 1, 2023: Wohlers Report, Metal Materials, & More

The top story of today’s 3D Printing News Briefs: Wohlers Report 2023 has been released! In other business news, Ametek has opened a Customer Center of Excellence. On to materials,…

3D Printing News Briefs, January 28, 2023: Bronze-Steel Alloys, 3D Printing on Textiles, & More

We’re starting with research in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, as a research team based out of China developed a new approach for 3D printing hydrogel-based electronics. Also, researchers in…

US Navy Installs Meltio Hybrid Metal 3D Printer to Reduce Repair Times

In 2022, the USS Essex became the first American Navy warship to install a metal 3D printer to ensure onboard repair capabilities of much-needed tools and parts. Now, the USS…

3D Printing News Briefs, January 7, 2023: NSF Grant, Spare Parts, & More

We’re starting with research in 3D Printing News Briefs, as Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University researchers were awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation to enable smart 3D manufacturing, and a…

Framatome Installs 3D Printed Parts at Swedish Nuclear Plant

Last month, Framatome, a subsidiary of global energy giant Électricité de France S.A. (EDF), announced that the company successfully installed the first 3D printed fuel component at Sweden’s Forsmark Nuclear…

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3D Printing Hardness in Metals from Swedish VBN Components

VBN Components is a Swedish materials development company, established in 2008. It is niched towards extremely wear and heat resistant additively manufactured (AM) alloys, which was quite bold back in…

3D Printing News Briefs, August 10, 2022: Events, Awards, & More

First up in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs is Formnext + PM South China, which returns to Shenzhen next month. Next, Lithoz won an award from Licensing Executive Society International….

EOS Strengthens Metal 3D Printing Portfolio with Four New Powders

Industrial 3D printing company EOS recently began a partnership with Sauber Technologies for its polymer 3D printing, but is definitely working to continue improving its metal 3D printing capabilities as…

DED Metal 3D Printing Study Reduces Errors in Functionally Graded Materials

In a new paper ¨Defect of functionally graded material of inconel 718 and STS 316L fabricated by directed energy deposition and its effect on mechanical properties,” researchers from the Korea…

3D Printing News Briefs, January 26, 2022: Metals, Video Game Controllers, & More

We’re talking about metal 3D printing first in this week’s 3D Printing News Briefs, with pure copper powder that can be processed with SLS technology and the latest material for…

3D Printing News Briefs, November 24, 2021: 3D Printing Steel, Glass, Skin Models, & More

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re starting with a roundtable discussion on AM workforce development. Then we’re moving on to research, first about 3D printing a better steel, and…

3D Printing News Briefs, June 9, 2021: CHAMPP, University of Minnesota, GE, Silca, ExOne & Celwise

First things first in this edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, Alloyed has received a hybrid AM research grant, and researchers from the University of Minnesota have developed a spherical…

3D Printing Webinar and Event Roundup: May 16, 2021

Even as we get closer to the official start of summer, that doesn’t mean the amount of webinars, virtual events, and live events are going down; in fact, the opposite…

Sandvik & BEAMIT Qualify Super-Duplex Osprey 2507 Metal Powder for 3D Printing

Even though, as SmarTech Analysis has reported, metal additive manufacturing is currently working to recover from the supply chain disruption and manufacturing downturn “brought on (or at least intensified) by…

3D Printing News Briefs, April 24, 2021: PrinterPrezz & Vertex Manufacturing, VELO3D, ASTM International, Desktop Metal

PrinterPrezz and Vertex Manufacturing are working together to enhance AM workflows for the medical industry, and VELO3D has a new board member. ASTM International has issued its annual Request for…

3D Printing Enables XOMA Superfoods’ Compostable Single-Use Coffee Pods

It’s good to be aware of your vices, and one of my biggest is my Keurig coffeemaker…or rather, the single-use K-cup coffee pods that it uses. Obviously, one step better…

BASF Stainless Steel Filament Now Qualified for MakerBot METHOD 3D Printers

MakerBot, a subsidiary of Stratasys (Nasdaq: SSYS) has announced that BASF Ultrafuse 316L Stainless Steel material is qualified for use with the MakerBot LABS Experimental Extruder1 for the MakerBot METHOD…

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Fabrisonic Merges Metal Powder Bed Fusion with Ultrasonic 3D Printing for Large, Complex Part

Ohio-based company Fabrisonic developed a unique Ultrasonic Additive Manufacturing (UAM) process, which uses ultrasonic sound waves to merge layers of metal foil together in a solid-state. Its hybrid 3D printing process…