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Laser Focused: TRUMPF’s TruDisk And TruPrint Green Technology

As a leader in innovation and technology, TRUMPF combines the know-how on additive manufacturing with competence in developing cutting-edge industrial...
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An Ecosystem Approach To Drive AM Adoption In Maritime & Offshore

Additive Manufacturing (AM) has seen a surge in interest in recent years in the mobile asset industry, notably the aerospace,...
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3D Metal Printing In The Medical Industry

Fast manufacturing and high precision of medical implants are crucial. Metallic additive manufacturing is opening new possibilities for medical and...
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Additive Manufacturing Standards For Medical Production

Additive Manufacturing Standards For Medical Production

Dedicated standards for medical devices produced using Additive Manufacturing are already in preparation. Gregor Reischle, Head of Additive Manufacturing at TÜV SÜD highlights the importance of additive manufacturing standards for medical devices and what manufacturers need to consider before they…

Integrating 3D Printing In Orthopaedic Implants Manufacturing

Integrating 3D Printing In Orthopaedic Implants Manufacturing

Matt Smith, New Technologies and Process Engineer at Corin Group shares how the company has integrated 3D printing into its orthopaedic implants production. Article by Markforged.  The human body is all different shapes and sizes so for companies who specialise…

How 3D Printing Is Transforming The Medical Industry

How 3D Printing Is Transforming The Medical Industry

3D printing is transforming the medical industry in many ways, but more importantly, it’s helping improve patient outcomes, improve economics and provide new opportunities for learning. Asia Pacific Metalworking Equipment News (APMEN) spoke to Mitchell Beness, Head of HP 3D…

Why Open-source 3D Printing Is The New Norm

Why Open-source 3D Printing Is The New Norm

Open systems are the future. The open concept will enable the pioneering of new applications and solutions in the aerospace industry and more. Article by MahaChem.  For decades, most 3D printers adopt a closed system—where the user is restricted to…

Driving Hard On The Race Track: Wear-Resistant iglidur Gears In The Gearbox

Driving Hard On The Race Track: Wear-Resistant iglidur Gears In The Gearbox

The iglidur I6 gears from the 3D printer for car racing of the “Youth Discovers Technology” (Jugend entdeckt Technik – JET) challenge Electromobility is a crucial topic of the future. For Germany to be in the pole position, it is…

New Opportunities For Aerospace With DED 3D Printing Technology

New Opportunities For Aerospace With DED 3D Printing Technology

5-axis DED 3D printing is opening new possibilities and finding its own niche in the manufacturing industries. ModuleWorks deep dives into its software technology and the applications.  Directed Energy Deposition (DED) refers to any additive manufacturing process that uses a…

Advancing MRO Solutions With Additive Manufacturing

Advancing MRO Solutions With Additive Manufacturing

ST Engineering and EOS have collaborated to introduce multiple AM solutions for the aerospace sector—from qualified systems and materials to 3D print certified parts that are more durable and more effective in operations. ST Engineering’s Aerospace sector has been building…

Growing Possibilities Of 3D Printing In The Aerospace Industry

Growing Possibilities Of 3D Printing In The Aerospace Industry

Selective Laser Melting offers a wide range of possibilities in the 3D Printing of metal-based parts. Using a rocket engine, CellCore looks into the possibilities that SLM technology can offer for the aerospace industry. Article by SLM Solutions.  Selective Laser…

Driving Hard On The Race Track: Wear-Resistant iglidur Gears In The Gearbox

Driving Hard On The Race Track: Wear-Resistant iglidur Gears In The Gearbox

The iglidur I6 gears from the 3D printer for car racing of the “Youth Discovers Technology” (Jugend entdeckt Technik – JET) challenge Electromobility is a crucial topic of the future. For Germany to be in the pole position, it is…

3D Printing the Future of E-Mobility Tools

3D Printing the Future of E-Mobility Tools

Kennametal’s 3D printed stator bore tool meets accuracy, roundness, and surface finish requirements of hybrid and electric vehicles. Kennametal has developed a 3D printed stator bore tool specifically designed to meet growing customer demand for lighter weight tooling solutions used…

3D Printing Solutions for the Automotive Industry

3D Printing Solutions for the Automotive Industry

SLM Solutions looks back on years of experience in 3D printing solutions for the automotive industry. But what does it take to successfully print automotive parts? And what are the main use cases? Metal additive manufacturing technology is accelerating industrial…

Printed Polymer and Metal Parts: Advantages and Specifics

Metals Or Plastics? Advantages And Key Considerations

In the last five years, 3D printing has secured a firm place in the ranks of production processes with steady growth. But even with this method, the user is still faced with the difficulty of choice with regard to the…

Three Ways Additive Manufacturing Defined 2020

Three Ways Additive Manufacturing Defined 2020

While additive manufacturing has been trending toward mass adoption for some time, the global pandemic has accelerated this momentum. Here are three ways how metal 3D printing has defined manufacturing this year. Article by Richard Elving, Markforged. While 3D printing…

3D printing And Titanium — A Life-Changing Combination

3D printing And Titanium — A Life-Changing Combination

3D printing is delivering customisation options that make it possible to create almost any shape using additive manufacturing (AM) technology. In fact, the possibilities of 3D printing are so game-changing, it is even possible to create carbon copies of our…

Lightning Fast 3D printing: SLM Solutions Prints E-Drive Housing From Porsche On NXG XII 600

Lightning Fast 3D printing: SLM Solutions Prints E-Drive Housing From Porsche On NXG XII 600

Has metal 3D printing arrived in the manufacturing industry and is the technology ready to enter serial production? What does it take to make the leap to industrialisation? With its recently launched innovative SLM machine NXG XII 600, SLM Solutions…

Solving Porosity Problems in Additive Manufacturing

Solving Porosity Problems in Additive Manufacturing

Additive manufacturing is revolutionising manufacturing in a number of industries, yet it is still subject to porosity, a well-known challenge that causes leak paths and can lead to high value components being scrapped. In this article, Dr. Mark Cross of…

Review: The Future Of Additive Manufacturing In Southeast Asia

Asia Pacific Metalworking Equipment News (APMEN), in conjunction with SLM Solutions, SIEMENS, Universal Robots, Markforged, NAMIC, and GlobalData held a two-part webinar on 24 Nov and 15 Dec 2020 aimed at helping manufacturers understand 3D printing better and gather insights…

AM Heralding New Chapter For Fluid Flow Applications

AM Heralding New Chapter For Fluid Flow Applications

Making the most of additive manufacturing (AM) is not only about installing the technology. As with anything, the deeper the knowledge of the process, the more one can get out of it and the more applications can be developed. AM…

Additive Manufacturing Meets Industry 4.0: igus Makes 3D Printed Tribo-Components Intelligent

Additive Manufacturing Meets Industry 4.0: igus Makes 3D Printed Tribo-Components Intelligent

Even today, 3D printed wear-resistant parts from igus often have the same service life as original parts. Now igus goes one step further and makes the printed components intelligent. Manufactured in filament printing, they warn against overload and report their…

Recap: Additive Manufacturing Deployments In Southeast Asia

Amid the ongoing global health issue, additive manufacturing (AM) or 3D printing is proving in real time that it is speeding production and bringing new ideas to the market at a lower cost to deliver the needed healthcare equipment and…

Fraunhofer Lighthouse Project futureAM Gets Metallic 3D Printing In Shape For Industrial Use

Fraunhofer Lighthouse Project futureAM Gets Metallic 3D Printing In Shape For Industrial Use

Accelerating the additive production of metal components by at least a factor of 10: With this goal in mind, the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft launched the lighthouse project “futureAM – Next Generation Additive Manufacturing” in 2017. As the project ends in November 2020,…

3D Printing Metal Technology: Before, During And After COVID-19

3D Printing Metal Technology: Before, During And After COVID-19

The global 3D printing metal market is projected to manifest a significant CAGR from 2019 to 2026, mainly driven by the high-end advancement in 3D technology. Article by Allied Market Research. Professionals involved in designing and fabricating metal parts are…

SLM Technology Opportunities for Healthcare Applications

SLM Technology Opportunities For Healthcare Applications

Find out why selective laser melting is the ideal production technique to integrate function into medical device components. Article by Gary Tang, SLM Solutions. Medical device manufacturers are increasingly adopting metal additive manufacturing technology of SLM Solutions—the pioneer and one…

Where 3D Printing Makes Sense

Where 3D Printing Makes Sense

Here’s a look at how Paul Horn GmbH got its start in additive manufacturing.  Paul Horn GmbH launched its additive manufacturing project in spring of 2018, which led to the creation of a dedicated “selective laser melting” production area. Now,…

How 3D Printed Titanium Motor Nodes Became A Game-Changer In E-Bikes

How 3D Printed Titanium Motor Nodes Became A Game-Changer In E-Bikes

Motor nodes are one of the hardest e-bike parts to manufacture. When GSD Global turned to Sandvik’s experts in metal powder and additive manufacturing to 3D print their motor nodes in titanium, they found they could achieve a lighter, more…

Officiating the launch of the Siemens AMTC, from left, Dr Thai-Lai Pham, CEO of Siemens ASEAN; Lim Kok Kiang, Executive Vice President, Singapore Economic Development Board; Raimund Klein, Executive Vice President, Digital Industries, ASEAN, Siemens; Dr. Norbert Riedel, German Ambassador Designated to Singapore.

Siemens Launches Advance Manufacturing Competence Center in Singapore

Siemens has officially launched its Advance Manufacturing Transformation Center (AMTC) to provide guidance, support and training to companies in Southeast Asia on their journey of adoption, transition and transformation towards advance manufacturing. AMTC is the first-of-its-kind, three-in-one competence center that…

3D Metalforge Partners Ultimaker to Launch SEA's Largest Industrial FFF Print Facility In Singapore

3D Metalforge Partners Ultimaker to Launch SEA’s Largest Industrial FFF Print Facility In Singapore

Ultimaker and Metalforge has partnered for the launch of Southeast Asia’s largest industrial FFF printing facility. The new facility will offer industrial-grade, fused filament fabrication (FFF) 3D printing from Ultimaker’s professional S-Line 3D printers, providing a complete ecosystem of certified…

igus 3D Printing Service: Quick Delivery Of Lubrication-Free Components

igus 3D Printing Service: Quick Delivery Of Lubrication-Free Components

Wear-resistant functional components, prototypes and replacement parts configured easily and delivered quickly 120,000 additively manufactured components were delivered by igus last year. Reason enough for the motion plastics specialist to further increase its capacities and equip its 3D printing service…

3D Printing And Counterfeit Automation Parts

3D Printing And Counterfeit Automation Parts

Sir Isaac Newton is famous as one of the greatest scientists of all time, but he also used his scientific genius to help catch counterfeiters during his time at the Royal Mint, the organisation responsible for producing England’s coinage. Today,…

Analysis from “Metal Additive Manufacturing 2020-2030”. Image of Metal X printer taken by IDTechEx analyst.

IDTechEx: Will Low-Cost Metal Additive Manufacturing Printers Be Successful?

Metal additive manufacturing has seen many trends over recent years including pushing the (build) envelope and deposition rate to higher levels, broadening the materials portfolio, and expanding into new markets. According to IDTechEx, one trend that cannot be overlooked is…

A WarpSPEE3D 3D metal printer has again deployed and been put through its paces by the Australian Army during a two-week field exercise.

Australian Army Pushes Metal 3D Printing to Extremes in Latest Field Trial

Building on the success of its world-first field trial in June this year, a WarpSPEE3D 3D metal printer has again deployed and been put through its paces by the Australian Army during a two-week field exercise in the extreme heat…

Metal 3D Printing Revolutionises Valve Design and Manufacturing

Metal 3D Printing Revolutionises Valve Design and Manufacturing

The emergence and maturity of metal 3D printing technology, as well as intelligent software such as CFD and CAE, are driving innovations in valve design and manufacturing. Article by Shining 3D. A valve is a device used to control the…

General Motors (GM) is betting that the business benefits of 3D printing will continue long after the current COVID-19 crisis subsides.

GM Accelerates 3D Printing Capability With Stratasys

As the COVID-19 pandemic has ripped through much of the world this year, 3D printing has emerged as an agile and effective technology for producing personal protective equipment, medical equipment prototypes and nose swabs. But General Motors (GM), which has…

Accelerating the Journey to Series Production

Accelerating the Journey to Series Production

Multi-laser technology is changing the future of manufacturing. Article by Gary Tang, SLM Solutions. One of the most important current trends in 3D printing or additive manufacturing (AM) is the advancement of functional parts into series production, aided by consistently…

3D printing makes it possible to produce the part in one piece instead of making components one by one and then assembling them.

Heraeus AMLOY, Trumpf Open Door To Industrial 3D Printing Of Amorphous Metals

Heraeus AMLOY and Trumpf have started working together on the 3D printing of amorphous metals, also known as metallic glasses, with the aim of establishing the printing of amorphous parts as a standard production method on the shop floor by…

Manufacturers in the new normal will build factories much closer to where critical parts are needed, reduce the human workforce, and rely more on software and efficiency technologies like 3D printing.

3D Printing Plays Vital Role in New Normal

COVID-19 has disrupted every aspect of life, accelerating changes in everything from simple daily tasks to traditional key business models; citizens worldwide are preparing for a new normal. In addition to vast social ramifications, the fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic has…

The latest release of open software technology for geometric modelling from Siemens Digital Industries Software is set to benefit hundreds of software applications and millions of their end-users.

Siemens Improves 3D Printing And Scanning Workflows

The latest improvements in Siemens Digital Industries Software’s Parasolid can help enable engineers to solve the toughest technical challenges and achieve a clear and growing advantage when implementing 3D printing and scanning based workflows. Further advances in Convergent Modeling give…

Suitable for coating and repairing components, as well as printing near net shape parts, AM Cube extends CHIRON’s core competencies to include additive manufacturing, alongside its existing focuses on metal machining and automation.

CHIRON Launches First 3D Metal Printer

CNC vertical milling and turning machining centre specialist CHIRON Group has developed the AM Cube, its first 3D metal printer for manufacturing larger, more complex components. Suitable for coating and repairing components, as well as printing near net shape parts,…

Formula Student Team Used AM to Produce Oil Cooling System for Electric Racers

Formula Student Team Used AM To Produce Oil Cooling System For Electric Racers

The Formula Student team from Stuttgart solved the thermal stress issues in electric racers by creating an oil cooling system though additive manufacturing (AM). Article by EOS.  Racers must keep a cool head—and their cars should not overheat either. This…

DKSH and HP Discuss Industrial Transformation Through 3D Printing

DKSH and HP Discuss Industrial Transformation Through 3D Printing

Robert Puschmann of DKSH and Mitchell Beness of HP speak about 3D printing, automation and Industry 4.0. Article by Stephen Las Marias. Technology advancements have continuously been redefining design and manufacturing processes, production facilities, distribution systems, and global supply chains.…

Siemens Connects Healthcare Providers And Medical Designers To Produce Components Through AM

Siemens Connects Healthcare Providers And Medical Designers To Produce Components Through AM

In response to the ongoing global health crisis caused by the outbreak of the COVID-19 virus, Siemens is making its Additive Manufacturing (AM) Network along with its 3D printers, available to the global medical community to speed design and production…

Infusing Purpose Into Emerging Technologies

Infusing Purpose Into Emerging Technologies

Few technologies stand to transform industry as much as additive manufacturing, or 3D printing. Mike Regan, Director (HP Labs / CTO), HP-NTU Digital Manufacturing Corporate Lab, tells us why. Today, the world’s most successful companies are not those that insulate…

Accelerate Smart Additive Manufacturing with Simulation

Accelerate Smart Additive Manufacturing with Simulation

Knowing all the additive manufacturing constraints and challenges, the ESPRIT CAM team has been engaged in national and international research projects to develop dedicated toolpath simulation solutions for additive technologies. Article by Clément Girard, Product Manager for Additive at DP…

HP: Eight Trends In 3D Printing

HP: Eight Trends In 3D Printing

HP has released its list of predictions for 3D printing and digital manufacturing in 2020. Informed by extensive interviews with a team of experts, this year’s research identifies top trends that will have a major impact on advancing Industry 4.0…

Additive Manufacturing For The A350 XWB

EOS: Additive Manufacturing For The A350 XWB

Here’s how one company was able to develop a cable mount on the front spar of the vertical stabilizer for a passenger aircraft in record time. Article by EOS GmbH. The moment when a completely new commercial aircraft takes to…

AM Path Optimizer determines overheating criticality from the scan vectors.

Siemens Addresses Overheating Challenges in Additive Manufacturing

Siemens Digital Industries Software has released the Additive Manufacturing (AM) Path Optimizer, a beta technology integrated in NX software to help customers solve overheating challenges and help reduce scrap and increase production yield to achieve the industrialization of AM, or…

Simufact Additive 2020 optimizes build job costs and streamlines workflows by connecting to build preparation tools and printers.

Hexagon’s Simufact Improves Metal Additive Manufacturing Efficiency

Simufact, part of Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division, has launched Simufact Additive 2020, a powerful solution for the optimisation of metal-based additive manufacturing (AM) processes. Simufact Additive 2020 now provides cost estimation of the build process and improves interoperability with Materialise…

Etihad Engineering, the MRO division of Etihad Aviation Group, has collaborated with EOS to open the region's first additive manufacturing facility.

Etihad Engineering Sets Up 3D printing Lab in Abu Dhabi, Receives Region’s First Approval to 3D Print Aircraft Parts

Etihad Engineering, the maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) division of Etihad Aviation Group, has collaborated with EOS to open the region’s first additive manufacturing facility with design and production approval from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). The laboratory, located…

Masterplanned to house the full manufacturing value chain, advanced manufacturers in JID can leverage on the growing ecosystem of R&D, training and capability development, and technology expertise to collaborate and grow together.

Bosch Rexroth, Siemens Joins Sodick, PBA Group in JID’s Advanced Manufacturing Ecosystem

​Jurong Innovation District (JID) is fast gaining traction as a one-stop advanced manufacturing campus clustering researchers, technology and training providers, and factories of the future. Industry 4.0 champions such as Agency for Science, Technology and Research’s (A*STAR) Singapore Institute of…

Marie Langer, daughter of founder Dr. Hans J. Langer, has been appointed new CEO of EOS with immediate effect.

Marie Langer Appointed New CEO of EOS

Marie Langer, daughter of founder Dr. Hans J. Langer, has been appointed new chief executive officer (CEO) of EOS GmbH with immediate effect, placing the strategic direction of the company firmly in her hands. Her key focus will be on…

A function called Multiplate prompts the TruPrint 1000 3D printer system’s recoater to push the substrate plate into the overflow container at the end of the print run.

TRUMPF To Unveil Automated Mass 3D Printing Solution At Formnext 2019

TRUMPF is set to present a new, patented solution that automatically changes substrate plates on the TruPrint 1000 3D printer. The company intends to unveil it at Formnext, the world’s leading trade show for additive manufacturing, which will be held…

KASTOwin amc is equipped with a turning device that can rotate workpieces by 180 deg.

KASTO Enable Meticulous Sawing Of Additively-manufactured Components

KASTO Maschinenbau GmbH & Co. KG will be showcasing a high-performance automatic band saw especially designed to handle individual cuts of additively-produced components—the KASTOwin amc—at Formnext, the international trade fair for additive manufacturing technologies and their upstream and downstream processes.…

Aluminium Alloy Additive Manufacturing To See 40% CAGR

Aluminium Alloy Additive Manufacturing To See 40% CAGR

Aluminium additive manufacturing (AM) has grown by leaps and bounds over the last several years, moving from one of the more difficult to process metals with typical laser powder bed fusion (PBF) equipment to one of the most widely demanded…

3D Systems and GF Machining Solutions have expanded their partnership, enabling customers to enhance their metal parts production.

3D Systems And GF Machining Solutions Expand Partnership

3D Systems and GF Machining Solutions, a division of Georg Fischer AG , have expanded their partnership in the Greater China region that will enable customers to enhance their metal parts production and redefine their manufacturing environments. By combining the strength of 3D Systems’ innovation and expertise…

According to a new report by SmarTech Analysis, the automotive additive manufacturing market is expected to see an overall $9 billion opportunity by 2029.

Automotive Additive Manufacturing Market Sees $9B Opportunity On The Horizon

There is an increasing adoption of additive manufacturing (AM) technologies by key automakers, automotive parts suppliers and AM services catering to the automotive segment. According to a new report by SmarTech Analysis, the segment is expected to see an overall…

Sandvik AB has acquired a 30 percent stake in privately owned Italian company Beam IT, a provider of metal additive manufacturing (AM) services and advanced end-use components.

Sandvik Acquires Stake In Additive Manufacturing Service Provider Beam IT

Sandvik AB has acquired a 30 percent stake in privately owned Italian company Beam IT, a provider of metal additive manufacturing (AM) services and advanced end-use components. “The investment in Beam IT will complement our existing offer in additive manufacturing.…

The ExOne Company is partnering with Siemens to bring Industry 4.0 to industrial 3D printing, benefiting industrial customers in the foundry, aerospace, automotive, energy, and other markets.

ExOne And Siemens Partner To Bring Industry 4.0 To Industrial 3D Printing

The ExOne Company is partnering with Siemens to bring Industry 4.0 to industrial 3D printing, benefiting industrial customers in the foundry, aerospace, automotive, energy, and other markets. Siemens’ Digital Enterprise Portfolio of software and automation technology including MindSphere are fully…

Samsung Electronics Selects Optomec Additive Manufacturing System for Next-Gen Electronics Production to enable next-generation electronics production.

Samsung Electronics Selects Optomec Additive Manufacturing System for Next-Gen Electronics Production

Samsung Electronics Selects Optomec Additive Manufacturing System for Next-Gen Electronics Production to enable next-generation electronics production.

Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division is acquiring AMendate, a provider of simulation software for additive manufacturing.

AMendate Acquisition Helps Hexagon Minimise Time-to-Print for Additive Manufacturing

Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire AMendate GmbH, a German-based start-up providing simulation software solutions that support the generation and optimisation of designs for additive manufacturing. AMendate will join Hexagon’s MSC Software business, a provider…

At the Paris Air Show this week, TRUMPF is demonstrating how additive manufacturing (AM) can improve satellites and aircraft.

Paris Air Show: TRUMPF Showcases How 3D Printing Improves Satellites And Aircraft

At the Paris Air Show this week, TRUMPF is demonstrating how additive manufacturing (AM) can improve satellites and aircraft. Satellites are subject to a whole array of ever more stringent requirements. On the one hand, they need to be as…

Copper additive manufacturing (AM) is a rapidly expanding opportunity within the AM industry, thanks to a wave of technical developments which have begun to enable reliable, high quality printing of copper and copper alloys.

Outlook For Additive Manufacturing With Copper: 51% CAGR Through 2027

Copper additive manufacturing (AM) is a rapidly expanding opportunity within the AM industry, thanks to a wave of technical developments which have begun to enable reliable, high quality printing of copper and copper alloys. As a result, commercial entities have…

Collins Aerospace Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp., will develop an aerospace innovation hub in Singapore dedicated to advanced maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) processes and operations, as well as additive manufacturing processes and capabilities.

Collins Aerospace To Build Aerospace Innovation Hub In Singapore

Collins Aerospace Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp., will develop an aerospace innovation hub in Singapore dedicated to advanced maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) processes and operations, as well as additive manufacturing processes and capabilities. The innovation hub demonstrates…

HP's 3D Printing and Digital Manufacturing Centre in Barcelona, Spain, brings together the world's leading additive manufacturing experts under one roof.

HP Opens 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing Facility in Spain

HP Inc. has opened a 3D Printing and Digital Manufacturing Centre of Excellence in Barcelona, Spain, bringing together hundreds of the world’s leading additive manufacturing experts in more than 150,000 square feet of cutting-edge innovation space to transform the way…

Nano Dimension Ltd, an additive manufacturing solutions provider, has received a grant approval from the Israel Innovation Authority for developing hardware, in cooperation with Harris Corporation, that will fly on the International Space Station (ISS) and communicate with Harris’ ground-based satellite tracking station in Florida, USA.

Nano Dimension And Harris To Develop 3D-Printed Hardware That Will Fly On The International Space Station

Nano Dimension Ltd, an additive manufacturing solutions provider, has received a grant approval from the Israel Innovation Authority for developing hardware, in cooperation with Harris Corporation, that will fly on the International Space Station (ISS) and communicate with Harris’ ground-based…

Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group is now using advanced 3D printing from Stratasys to manufacture, flight-ready parts for several of its military, civil and business aircraft.

Marshall Aerospace and Defence Using Stratasys Tech For 3D Printing Of Aircraft Parts

Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group, one of the world’s largest privately owned and independent aerospace and defence companies, is now using advanced 3D printing from Stratasys to manufacture, flight-ready parts for several of its military, civil and business aircraft, while producing specific ground-running…

In the metal additive manufacturing (AM) segment, nickel superalloys are becoming one of the most advanced and high value metals amongst all printable metals in 2019.

Additive Manufacturing Metals Outlook: Nickel Superalloys

In the metal additive manufacturing (AM) segment, nickel superalloys are becoming one of the most advanced and high value metals amongst all printable metals in 2019. According to a new report by SmarTech Analysis, the nickel powder group of alloys…

Materialise NV has partnered with HP Inc., Nikon Corporation and Essentium Inc. to bring improved productivity and connectivity to additive manufacturing operations.

Materialise Partners With HP, Nikon And Essentium To Support Adoption Of 3D Printing

Materialise NV has partnered with HP Inc., Nikon Corporation and Essentium Inc. to bring improved productivity and connectivity to additive manufacturing operations. The partnerships aim to support the adoption of 3D printing by industrial manufacturers. “To take advantage of large-scale…

The ‘compact industrial’ metal printer market is poised to generate nearly US$112 million in revenue in 2019 and reach over US$1.05 billion by 2027.

Compact Industrial Metal Printer Market Outlook

Although still in its infancy, the ‘compact industrial’ metal printer market is poised to generate nearly US$112 million in revenue in 2019 and reach over US$1.05 billion by 2027, according to a new report by market analyst SmarTech Analysis. This…

Additive manufacturing is a collective name for several technologies through which an object is constructed layer by layer.

Turning Additive Manufacturing Into Business

Additive manufacturing (AM), also referred to as 3D printing, is a collective name for several technologies through which an object is constructed layer by layer. The industrial materials that are currently printable range from polymers to metals, and the range…

The ExOne Company has signed an initial X1 25PRO beta machine partnership with Kennametal Inc., a provider of material science and tooling solutions.

Kennametal Inks Beta Machine Partnership With ExOne

The ExOne Company has signed an initial X1 25PRO beta machine partnership with Kennametal Inc., a global provider of material science, tooling and wear-resistant solutions. Unveiled at the RAPID + TCT event in Detroit, Michigan last week, the X1 25PRO is capable of…

The recent emergence of the term additive manufacturing (AM) bears witness to an ongoing transformation in the use of additive technologies...

Creating Predictable, Productive Processes With Industrial AM

The recent emergence of the term additive manufacturing (AM) bears witness to an ongoing transformation in the use of additive technologies, away from low volume 3D printing and towards series manufacturing. This article by Renishaw explores the drivers behind this…

Additive manufacturing of metal is popular, but some end user companies are reticent about in-house printing of metals parts. Article by SmarTech.

Five Reasons Why Companies Are Turning to AM

Additive manufacturing of metal is popular, but some end user companies are reticent about in-house printing of metals parts. Article by SmarTech. This is, we believe, a powerful factor creating opportunities for metal additive manufacturing service bureaus. This article defines…

Print Perfect

If 3D printing were a human being, it will be on the verge of adulthood. All the broad outlines are already there, but it might well still have some surprises up its sleeves. Here we take a look at the…

Since the 19th century, manufacturing has rapidly evolved the creation of goods and given us highly complex supply and value chains.

How Additive Manufacturing Will Transform Digital Manufacturing

Since the 19th century, manufacturing has rapidly evolved the creation of goods and given us highly complex supply and value chains. Article by Terrence Oh, Senior Vice President (Asia Pacific), EOS. Now, Industry 4.0 and smart manufacturing are on the…

The market for specialist metal additive manufacturing (AM) services is rapidly evolving as more and more companies realise the advantages of metal...

Venturing Out Into Metal Additive Manufacturing

The market for specialist metal additive manufacturing (AM) services is rapidly evolving as more and more companies realise the advantages of metal additive manufacturing offers over more traditional design and manufacturing techniques. A case study by Renishaw. Global Metal AM…

Miniaturisation plays an important role in many industries, including machining manufacture. Therefore, clamping chucks also have to become smaller...

Miniaturisation In Clamping Technology Thanks To Additive Manufacturing

Miniaturisation plays an important role in many industries, including machining manufacture. Therefore, clamping chucks also have to become smaller, more precise and more powerful. The requirements cannot be met with conventional manufacturing – MAPAL therefore relies on additive manufacturing by…

Siemens’ Additive Manufacturing Tour, Hannover Messe 2018

Kicking off the series of presentations at Hannover Messe 2018, Andreas Saar, vice president of Manufacturing Solutions and Additive Manufacturing (AM) Programme Lead at Siemens, asserted that in order to unlock the value of AM, a shift in mindset is…

Gaining A Competitive Edge With Additive Manufacturing

Additive manufacturing is transforming the way engineers build and design engines, fuselages, landing gear and thousands of other components. APMEN speaks to Dr -Ing Simon Merkt-Schippers, industry manager additive manufacturing for aerospace and energy, Trumpf, on additive manufacturing is impacting…

Bolstering Medical And Dental Applications With 3D Printing

Bolstering Medical And Dental Applications With 3D Printing

Bolstering Medical And Dental Applications With 3D Printing Manufacturers have been relying on 3D printing rapid prototyping helping to de-risk new designs before committing to production tooling which can be costly Renishaw, ASEAN.

What’s In Store For Additive Manufacturing In 2018?

What’s In Store For Additive Manufacturing In 2018?

With additive manufacturing a key driver of Industry 4.0, we take a closer look at the trends we can expect to see in 2018 and beyond. By Terrence Oh, vice president (Asia Pacific), EOS Singapore

Rapid Additive Forging Technology For Titanium Parts

Rapid Additive Forging Technology For Titanium Parts

Rapid additive forging is a technology using the metal deposition method that is similar to directed energy deposition, and can be applied to produce large titanium parts. Contributed by Prodways

Additive Manufacturing Lifts Space Satellite Antenna

Additive Manufacturing Lifts Space Satellite Antenna

Getting a sensitive space satellite antenna bracket to operating optimally means calling additive manufacturing to the rescue. By Terrence Oh, Vice President (Asia Pacific), EOS Singapore.

Integrating Additive Manufacturing Into Existing Manufacturing Environments

Integrating Additive Manufacturing Into Existing Manufacturing Environments

Instead of displacing conventional production processes altogether, Terrence Oh, vice president, Asia Pacific, EOS Singapore, shares how understanding additive manufacturing technology can help manufacturers tap into the potential of the technology.

Rolling With Additive Manufacturing In The Automotive Sector

Rolling With Additive Manufacturing In The Automotive Sector

Automotive manufacturers are under great pressure to develop vehicles which are due to go into production from now to 2020. A panel of experts weigh in with their thoughts on how additive manufacturing could contribute to the automotive industry.

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