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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Additive Manufacturing: 3 Opportunities, 3 Paths to Success
Additive manufacturing (AM), or 3D printing, is growing faster than ever before.
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AMUG 2019 Preview
Additive Manufacturing User Group Conference set for March 31-April 4, 2019, Chicago.
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Solvay adds two new materials to e-Xstream engineering’s latest release of additive manufacturing software.
Siemens Updates Simcenter 3D
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EWI Adopts Granta MI System to Enhance Additive Manufacturing Efficiencies
Materials information management system designed to help boost standards development in the AM community.
ANSYS Inks Agreement to Buy Granta Design
Acquisition will give customers access to source of intelligence for materials selection and management.
NCDMM’s Ralph Resnick Re-elected to Serve as a 2019 SME International Director
The 2019 SME International Directors’ term commenced this month. Resnick joins five other industry leaders as 2019 SME International Directors.
Jabil Integrates Engineered Materials and 3D Printing Machines with Processes
Jabil will evaluate, qualify and validate materials alongside certified machines and processes as part of an integrated solution that matches...
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UL Opens Catalog of Safety Standards
A library of more than 1,400 standards is now available to all.
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