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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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HP Puts 3D Printed Parts into Its Own Machines
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XJet Showcases Expanded Range of AM Application Possibilities at RAPID + TCT 2019
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Stratasys Direct Manufacturing Expands Additive Metals Capacity with VELO3D’s Sapphire Printer
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HRL Laboratories Registers New 3D-Printed Alloy
Aluminum association creates registration system for additive alloys.

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DuPont to Launch Multiple New Semi-crystalline Products for 3D Printing at RAPID + TCT 2019
Also, Jennifer L. Thompson, Ph.D., R&D programs manager for DuPont Transportation & Advanced Polymers, will present a technical paper...

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Heraeus Debuts Large Amorphous-metal Component
The gear wheel was printed in a standard selective laser melting system with material from Heraeus. 

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AddiFab to Showcase Blend of Additive Manufacturing and Injection Molding at RAPID + TCT in Detroit
At the RAPID + TCT show, AddiFab and Mitsubishi Chemical will be co-exhibiting the FIM technology paired with Mitsubishi Chemical’s...


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