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Additive Manufacturing

 
 
Additive manufacturing, or 3D printing, is a process to create, layer by layer, a physical object as a three-dimensional part using a variety of materials that include plastics, metals, ceramics and more. It is widely used in medical, aerospace and for prototyping applications, and continues to expand into many other industries.
 
 

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Prototype/Manufacture
MELD Unveils 3PO 3D Metal Printer
New printer combines additive and subtractive technology into one hybrid machine.

Prototype/Manufacture
Dyndrite and PostProcess Technologies Form Partnership
AM build prep strategies developed using Dyndrite software will be used to inform inputs into PostProcess software to optimize PostProcess’...

Simulate
AlphaSTAR Joins Siemens Partner Program for 3D printing simulation
AlphaSTAR enters the program for 3D printing simulation purposes.

Prototype/Manufacture
Nexa3D Technology Enables Same-Day Manufacturing by Quickparts
Global on-demand manufacturing provider, Quickparts adds Nexa3D’s Lubricant Sublayer Photo-curing (LSPc) technology to its Express Service Offering.

Prototype/Manufacture
Chromatic Unveils Line of RX-Flow Large-Format 3D Printers
Printers are designed for reactive extrusion additive manufacturing, company notes.

Prototype/Manufacture
Precision ADM Forges Strategic Partnership With Tecomet
The plan is to expand development and production opportunities in the area of additive and subtractive manufacturing.

Prototype/Manufacture
3D Systems & ALM Announce Partnership
Plan is to dually accelerate materials adoption, drive additive manufacturing industry growth.

Prototype/Manufacture
Dyndrite and Novanta Team Up to Enhance Metal Printing Capabilities
Companies to create proof-of-concept allowing Dyndrite software to directly generate low-level scanning trajectories for use with Novanta hardware.

Prototype/Manufacture
Handddle and Markforged Partner on Process Monitoring
The micro-factories solution also facilitates standardization

Prototype/Manufacture
Fraunhofer ILT and 6K Additive Announce Partnership
Goal is to create a comprehensive lifecycle assessment for additive manufacturing.

Design
Plastics Design Challenges in Age of Sustainability
It is critical that sustainability is on the agenda at the very earliest stages of product development.

Prototype/Manufacture
AM-Flow Launches AM In-Line Quality Control Solution at Formnext 2022
AM-QUALITY production line enables quality control of each part, enabling early detection and addressing of sub-quality prints, immediately during production,...

Prototype/Manufacture
EOS Launches Contract Manufacturing Network
The network connects end customers with established additive manufacturing production partners.

Prototype/Manufacture
Raise3D Announces Its Go Green Initiative
Raise3D says it has a commitment to pursue knowledge and follow best practices with the aim of minimizing its...

Prototype/Manufacture
Authentise Releases Guidelines
Pioneering rules engine changes the way tribal knowledge is collected, compliance is ensured and artificial intelligence (AI) is delivered.

Design
Simplifying 3D Scan-to-Print Workflows
Lower cost offerings and AI-enabled automation help streamline scan-to-print workflows in light of more interest in reverse engineering and quality...

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