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Velo3D Launches New 8-Laser Sapphire XC Metal 3D Printer

Velo3D announced today that it has launched the new Sapphire XC metal 3D printing system. The company states that it already has 13 advanced orders for the machine, touting a…

3D Printing Webinar and Virtual Event Roundup, October 17, 2020

This week is packed full of interesting webinars and virtual events covering a wide variety of topics, from EBM technology and medical devices to software and design for additive manufacturing….

Boom Supersonic Unveils XB-1 Airplane with 21 3D Printed Parts

When it comes to tech news, we always have to be wary of new technologies, particularly when they come from startups. We don’t need to remind readers of Theranos and…

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Metal 3D Printer Buyer Guide 2020

Metal 3D printing has seen a lot of attention leveled at it over the past several years, with the metal additive manufacturing (AM) market seeing real growth over the past…

3D Printed Turbine Combines 61 Parts into One

In July this year, Velo3D had qualified a new nickel-based alloy, Hastelloy X, due to its suitability in the additive manufacturing of power generation components such as gas turbines, using…

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The Current State of Metal 3D Printing in 2020

As a subset of 3D printing, metal printing has been growing over the last couple of years. The technology has made great strides in speed and versatility of materials, with…

VELO3D and Lam Research are 3D Printing Metal Parts for Semiconductor Industry

Silicon Valley metal 3D printer manufacturer VELO3D, which recently landed the largest order yet in the company’s short history for its Sapphire system, has announced a joint development agreement with…

3D Printing News Briefs, July 10, 2020: VELO3D, Asiga, Henkel, Dyndrite

We’re sharing materials and business news with you in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs. First off, VELO3D has qualified the Hastelloy X material for use with its Sapphire 3D printer,…

Velo3D Lands Largest Metal 3D Printer Order to Date, from Aerospace Customer

Recently, Velo3D received its largest order in company history since its launch commercially in 2018. An existing aerospace customer placed an order worth $20 million for Velo3D’s innovative, industrial metal…

Velo3D Secures Further $12M in Funding for Metal 3D Printing

After already securing $28 million in a series-D round of investment just this April, Velo3D has announced an additional $12 million in funding for the series. This brings the total…

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Ahead of Historic Demo-2 Astronaut Launch: All SpaceX Has 3D Printed

Overcrowded virtual launch parties and events will help usher in a new era of spaceflight as people gather today to witness NASA‘s SpaceX Demo-2 test flight. The event is a…

VELO3D Develops Process for 3D Printing Aluminum F357 on Sapphire Systems

California-headquartered digital manufacturing company VELO3D, which recently raised $28 million in a Series D funding round, just announced that it has developed a process for 3D printing parts out of…

Velo3D Raises $28 Million in D Round

Metal 3D printing company Velo3D has just raised $28 million in a Series D funding round, making it a total of $138 million that the firm has raised so far….

3DPOD Episode 25: Velo3D, Knust-Godwin, and 3D printing in the Oil & Gas industry

This episode of the 3DPod is one without me in it. I had to miss this one since I was getting evacuated from Ecuador, exciting times. Instead of me, you…

VELO3D: Knust-Godwin as First Customer for Next-Gen Sapphire Industrial Metal 3D Printer

As VELO3D continues to gain momentum with the impending release of the next-generation Sapphire 3D printer, they already have their first major customer lined up. Knust-Godwin, a precision-tool and component…

3D Printing News Briefs: February 26, 2020

In our 3D Printing News Briefs today, we’ve got a workshop and a partnership, along with student discounts for 3D modeling and students 3D printing parts for an electric vehicle….

Honeywell Aerospace to Qualify VELO3D’s Metal 3D Printing for End Use Parts

The entire aerospace industry has sensed the manufacturing sea change and is integrating 3D printing into production wherever it provides value. Like others, Honeywell Aerospace has been qualifying numerous additive…

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A Q&A With Protolabs: The Need, Impact, and Elimination Strategies of Support Structures

A Q&A with David Bentley, Protolabs Digital manufacturing leader Protolabs has invested heavily in additive manufacturing equipment, with a concentration in laser powder-bed fusion (LPBF) technology. The company recently purchased…

3D Printing News Briefs: January 11, 2020

We’ve got some business news to share with you in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs. For starters, Knust-Godwin has purchased a Sapphire 3D printer from VELO3D. The AMable project has…

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It’s not over until the FAT

The Factory Acceptance Test (FAT) is where the rubber meets the road, as the customer determines if they are willing to accept the machine from the supplier. A FAT process…

3D Printing News Briefs: December 10, 2019

We’re telling you about an award, a little business, and a new product in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs. NCDMM has received the ManTech award for its additive manufacturing research…

VELO3D Releases Assure for 3D Metal Printing: Stratasys Direct Manufacturing as First Customer

With the release of the VELO3D Assure™ Quality Assurance and Control System for its Sapphire® 3D metal printers, VELO3D also brings on board a heavy hitter in their first customer…

2019 NAMIC Global Additive Manufacturing Summit Day Two

Today we arrive for the second day of the NAMIC Global Additive Manufacturing Summit. First, an MOU was signed between TUV SUD and ThyssenKrupp, the two German companies picking the…

3D Printing News Briefs: October 6, 2019

We’ve got lots of material news for you in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, starting with a Material Development Kit from RPS. Polymaker and Covestro are releasing three new materials…