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Benny Buller on VELO3D’s SPACtacular Rise in Metal 3D Printing

2021 has already been a SPACtacular year for the 3D printing industry, with several companies already announcing mergers with special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs). This includes Markforged, Rocket Lab, and…

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VELO3D Going Public Will Take Metal Powder Bed Fusion to New Territory

Over the last six months, the additive manufacturing industry has been riding a wave not seen in a decade. In March, the rumors that VELO3D—one of the youngest companies in…

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Q4 2020 Market Data from SmarTech Analysis Signals Rebounding Metal 3D Printing Segment

SmarTech Analysis, the leading market research firm for the additive manufacturing (AM) industry, has published its latest data for its “AM Market Data Service”. This covers Q4 and the complete…

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With $1.6B Valuation, VELO3D is Sixth 3D Printing Firm with Plans to Go Public in 2021

As alluded to in a recent episode of the 3DPOD, VELO3D plans to go public through a merger with a blank check company backed by tennis star Serena Williams. The…

Primus Aerospace Purchases VELO3D 3D Printer for Hollow Fuel Tanks

Defense contractor Primus Aerospace announced that they have bought VELO3D’s Sapphire powder bed fusion (PBF) printer. The Sapphire is unique for its ability to print low angles and without the…

Chromalloy Using VELO3D Tech to 3D Print Aftermarket Gas Turbine Parts

Sequa Corporation subsidiary Chromalloy, which provides integrated manufacturing and repair solutions for manufacturers and operators of gas turbine engines, has chosen the Sapphire metal 3D printing system from privately-funded Silicon…

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3DPOD Episode 53: Benny Buller, VELO3D Founder and CEO

Today, Max and I got to chat to Benny Buller, CEO of VELO3D. His company is shaking up the metal powder bed fusion market and Benny lets us in on…

3D Printing News Briefs, February 27, 2021: Zortrax, Fictiv, Bluestreak I Bright AM, nTopology & KW Micro Power

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, Zortrax announced that it’s lowering the price on one of its 3D printers. Moving on to business, Fictiv is welcoming two new members to…

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Quality Assurance for Large-Format 3D Printers

VELO3D’s Zach Murphee will be speaking at 3DPrint.com’s upcoming AMS online industry summit (Feb 9-10, 2021). Register here. The quality of parts produced by industrial metal additive manufacturing (AM, aka 3D printing) systems…

3D Printing Webinar and Virtual Event Roundup: January 24, 2021

We’ve got a full slate of webinars and virtual events to tell you about for this upcoming week, including an AM Coalition Forum with a member of Congress, a 3D…

Boom Supersonic Makes Parts for XB-1 Aircraft Using VELO3D’s Metal 3D Printing

Ever since the last Concorde razored the skies in 2003, there have been no attempts to create civilian supersonic aircraft that could cut fly time in half. But new jets…

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GoEngineer Now Largest U.S. Distributor of VELO3D’s Metal 3D Printing Solutions

After a few years of working in secret, privately funded metal 3D printing startup VELO3D came on to the scene with a bang with the introduction of its innovative, patented…

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Metal 3D Printing: Who Will Win the Laser Wars?

There’s a war raging in the metal additive manufacturing. It’s particularly interesting timing too, given the current state of uncertainty in manufacturing and key end markets like aerospace and automotive…

Ensuring Metal Additive Manufacturing Part Quality with Pre-Build Calibration

Real-time monitoring systems and post-print data analysis are much talked about subjects when discussing quality assurance in metal additive manufacturing (AM aka 3D printing) these days. But an often-overlooked aspect…

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Signs of the Additive Manufacturing Comeback

Return to Growth Hit hard by the initial impacts of coronavirus lockdowns, early predictions for a quick return to growth for additive manufacturing are already moving from fantasy to reality….

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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…