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Optomec Unveils Larger/More Powerful LENS System and Intriguing Magnesium Application
October 5, 2018The LENS 860 system, with its AM or hybrid AM/CNC metal versions, brings new industrial power; an existing version has already supported developments in dissolvable implant design.
Understanding MicroCT for Additive Manufacturing
October 4, 2018MicroCT systems employ either a fan-beam or cone-beam approach to transmit X-rays through a part. Data from either type of scanner is collected at a planar detector and then processed to create 3D volume reconstructions, which can be analyzed and viewed layer by layer.
Senvol and NIST: New Project to Establish AM Process-Structure-Property Relationships
September 24, 2018The Continuous Learning for Additive Manufacturing Processes Through Advanced Data Analytics project goal is to apply data analytics to both empirical and physics-based additive manufacturing data to establish process-structure-property relationships.
Velo3D – the Most Advanced Metal AM System You’ve Never Seen
August 29, 2018Velo3D was formed to address such metal AM challenges as product design limitations, part-to-part build consistency, process control and total manufacturing workflow cost-effectiveness.
3D Printing Cybersecurity Gets Boost from DMDII and Others
August 21, 2018The National Center for Cybersecurity in Manufacturing focuses on 3D printing cybersecurity risks.
Stratasys Now Shipping Dedicated Carbon Fiber Edition 3D Printer
August 20, 2018The new Stratasys Fortus 380mc CFE (carbon fiber edition), is designed to be an affordable industrial 3D printer dedicated to the rugged demands of running carbon fiber.
Markforged Metal X 3D Printer – Making its Mark
August 8, 2018Markforged is working on roll-out of a range of metals and alloys; H13 tool steel, known for its strength and resistance to thermal shock, will soon be available. Other materials already in beta stage include Inconel, two aluminum alloys, titanium and other tool steels.
Behind the Scenes with Nexa3D, XYZ Printing and Avi Reichental
July 27, 2018Recently DE had the chance to hear Reichental’s perspective on the current and near-future state of AM, and particularly to catch up on the joint projects underway at Nexa3D, XYZ Printing and BEGO USA.
XJet NanoParticle Jetting AM System Now Operating in U.S.
July 25, 2018XJet is staffed with many veterans of Objet Geometries, developers of PolyJet AM technology (now owned and marketed by Stratasys).
Diabase Engineering’s Prosumer Hybrid 3D Printer
July 23, 2018The ruggedized H-Series Hybrid model comes in several configurations. Diabase developed these additional features in its quest to offer a hybrid tool combining additive, subtractive and even post-processing capabilities in a single build environment.
New Software Tool Takes Guesswork out of Metal AM Part Orientation, Supports
April 9, 2018If you don’t have 15 years of experience under your belt with metal additive manufacturing (AM/3D printing) – or even if you do – a new tool from Atlas 3D promises to simplify your job. In fact, the results are guaranteed. When do you ever hear that phrase in the technical world?
CENIT CAD Tools Enable AM-Based Bionic Aircraft Design
March 15, 2018The Bionic Aircraft project is designed to minimize resource use across the complete aircraft life-cycle. Consortium members from six European countries are applying 3D printing to the challenge.
Optomec Systems Improve High Volume Electronics Packaging Lines
March 7, 2018Optomec of Albuquerque NM has just announced a compact, modular version of the company’s Aerosol Jet material-dispensing equipment, called the Aerosol Jet HD (high density) system.
Fundamentals in Additive Manufacturing Certification Program Announced
February 26, 2018Building on their previous successes, SME, UL and America Makes have developed the Fundamentals in Additive Manufacturing Certification program that combines UL’s multi-tiered training program and Tooling U-SME’s professional certification.
New Draft ASME Standard for Additive Manufacturing Data Files
February 23, 2018The goal of “Product Definition for Additive Manufacturing” draft ASME standard is to improve manufacturing efficiency with precise methods of controlling product definition. The key is doing this directly in the model.
Kohler KALLISTA and 3D Systems’ Intriguing 3D-Printed Faucet
January 29, 2018What 3D printing is doing to the industry is it’s allowing that form doesn’t necessarily have to follow function any more. You don’t have to have a certain wall thickness because it’s required by a particular manufacturing process.