Aero Kinetics & SLM Solutions Bring 3D Metal Printing to Commercial Unmanned Aircraft

Hulsey Smith in 2003, and they’re now... View the entire article via our website. 3D Design 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Business 3d printed aerospace applications 3d printed drones 3d printed UAS Aero Kinetics James Fendrick SLM Solutions 3d metal printing W. Aero Kinetics is an Aerospace and Defense firm, and one of their key business units is focused on Unmanned Aircraft Systems. The company was founded by W.

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TCT Launch: new materials, machines and R&D team

Rapid Prototyping News UK

Launching at the TCT Show, NEC Birmingham today, we’re showcasing how our latest material developments, metal Additive Manufacturing (AM) machine acquisitions and recruitment within our R&D team reinforces our position in the UK market with one of the largest independent metal AM capacities and as a strong competitor within the European market.

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Popularity of FDM

Wohlers Talk

Since the early 2000s, fused deposition modeling (FDM), more formally referred to as material extrusion by ASTM and ISO, has been the most popular additive manufacturing and 3D printing process worldwide.

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You Can Now Buy Your Own Piece of Design History: The Lily.MGX Pushed 3D Printing from Prototyping to Design


In 2003, Finnish digital sculptor Janne Kyttanen presented a 3D print unlike any other to the audience of Milan Design Week. And now, roughly 15 years later, online 3D printing services like i.materialise can print consumer products in more than 100 different materials and finishes.

nScrypt Delivers Factory in a Tool to Advanced Ceramics Innovator

Additive Manufacturing

According to Dr. Olivier Durand, CTTC’s CEO – “We selected nScrypt’s 3Dn-Tabletop machine because it meets the needs of our electronics materials project and it expands our technological portfolio of Direct Writing Printers.”.

A Short History of 3T RPD

Rapid Prototyping News UK

2003 – The company opens its in-house spray shop which is the forerunner of our extensive metals and plastics finishing capabilities today. 2014 – As part of our commitment to the Aerospace industry, we launch a Flame Retardant Nylon material to our palette of plastics production.

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US Manufacturing still No. 1 in a competitive market

Design 2 Part News

By Modern Materials Handling Staff, The report makes these additional points: Since 2003, productivity growth in the United States has outpaced most of its peers, with manufacturing output per employee rising about 40% (2.5%

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An Intro to (our) 3D Printing Technologies: Fused Deposition Modeling


Although we offer 17 different materials and over 90 possible color and finish combinations, it often takes us several different technologies to get the job done. Fused Deposition Modeling is used to build your design with this material. Materials.

Beyond BIM Symposium 2020 – A Vision for the Future

3D Perspectives

In 2003 with a colleague Fulcro Engineering services was established, and is now a leader in de-risking projects through use of collaborative process and digital design development and detailing, to enable risk-free assembly and construction.

Four Key Takeaways from the Wohlers Report 2015


The past three years have been a head spinning period of growth for additive manufacturing (AM) in terms of technologies, materials, process controls, adoption and revenue. Global revenue from AM products (mostly machines and materials) grew by 31.6%

Executive Insights @Disruptive: Avi Reichental, President and CEO, 3D Systems

3D Systems

In 2003, I was offered the opportunity to partner with Chuck Hull and together advance and democratize the very 3D printing technology he pioneered and invented in 1983.

Using 3D Printing to Create Artisan Jewelry


Constantino saw the potential of using 3D design to create jewelry back in 2003 when he first started experimenting with 3D software. Simply upload your 3D model to our online 3D printing service and choose from lots of high-quality materials, colors, and finishes.

Blueberries: 3D-Printed Jewelry that goes to Infinity and Beyond


Zbyněk has been working with 3D printing since 2003 for his architectural and design work and Markéta is a jewelry maker, well-known for her experiments with non-traditional materials and technologies in this field. What is your favorite material to work with?

nScrypt Launches First and Only Ruggedized Precision 3D Printer/Bioprinter

Additive Manufacturing

The machine can be outfitted with up to four tool heads, in any combination, for microdispensing, material extrusion, milling and polishing, and pick-and-place, using 10,000+ material choices. In June 2019, Orlando, FL-based nScrypt announced a pilot project with the U.S.

DSM Adds 3D-Printing Grades to Digimat to Accelerate Adoption of Polymer Additive Manufacturing

Additive Manufacturing

The combination of DSM’s high-performance AM grades with e-Xstream’s accurate printing process simulation solution will allow manufacturers and end-users to identify manufacturing issues before printing their material using DSM 3D printing thermoplastic grades.

Reshoring Initiative 2014 Data Report Emphasizes Positive…

Design 2 Part News

More than 60,000 manufacturing jobs were brought to the United States by reshoring and Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) combined in 2014, representing a 400 percent increase since 2003. By comparison in 2003, the United States lost net about 140,000 manufacturing jobs per year to offshoring. “Reshoring Initiative 2014 Data Report Emphasizes Positive Job Trends” CHICAGO, Ill.

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New to 3D Printing?: 8 Basic Facts


Since 2003, our friends at.MGX by Materialise have been working together with top designers to create lamps and other design objects – objects that are now included in the permanent collections of Museums and art galleries worldwide.

Oberg Industries and Swanson School of Engineering Extend Additive Manufacturing Research Partnership

Additive Manufacturing

Albert To , associate professor of mechanical engineering and materials science and one of Pitt’s AM researchers, added that Oberg was instrumental in helping to found the Swanson School’s Modeling & Optimization Simulation Tools for Additive Manufacturing (MOST-AM) Consortium.

EOS Quality Leadership in Additive Manufacturing: Holistic Approach for Consistent Product Quality in Metal-Based Series Production

Additive Manufacturing

Unique within the industry: quality assurance for system, material and process serves central customer requirements. The holistic quality concept at EOS covers the three central technological elements of Additive Manufacturing: system, process, material (Image courtesy of EOS).

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Engaget Expand: 3D Printing Goes Mainstream

Tales of a 3D Printer

In 2003, Hull was succeeded by Abe Reichental, current CEO. Professor Lipson said the next big thing will be the multi-material printer. Engaget hosted their inaugural event, Engaget Expand , in San Francisco on March 16 and 17.

Most People Cannot Design

Wohlers Talk

in 2003 to 11.7% Of course, there will be limitations in size, dimensional accuracy, and material options, especially with the inexpensive systems. Historically, additive fabrication (AF) has been used for applications such as modeling, prototyping, and making patterns for silicone rubber molds. In recent years, a growing number of companieshave usedit for custom and replacement part manufacturing, short-run production, and even series production.

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MMI at RAPID 2015-Latest Medical Applications and Technology Improvements While Addressing Integration of 3D Imaging, Software and Process Validation for Almost All Regulatory Bodies

Additive Manufacturing

Lauralyn : Medical applications have been an important part of RAPID since 2003. The Innovation Auditions on Tuesday will include technologies of great interest to those developing applications for medical including material characterization and process control platforms.

OSU Researchers Discuss Sustainability in Additive Manufacturing and New Sustainable Development Methodology

Additive Manufacturing

Additive manufacturing is often put forward as a sustainable option over traditional manufacturing, since it can optimize material use and shorten supply chains. 2003) in Mechanical Engineering, and his Ph.D.

Remember The Ammo Shortage? It Has Quietly Fueled…

Design 2 Part News

When I visited in 2003 they had about half as many employees. On one end of the plant I saw raw materials, delivered by train, being melted and cut into casings, pellets, bullets, and more, and then we followed the ammo up the manufacturing lines to where they were spit out as complete shells and cartridges. “Remember The Ammo Shortage? It Has Quietly Fueled A Manufacturing Revival” By Frank Miniter, Forbes. Two years ago I investigated ammunition shortages in the U.S.

EOS and PLASMO Join Forces in the Field of Online Process Monitoring for Additive Series Manufacturing

Additive Manufacturing

The company was founded in 2003 and has its headquarters in Vienna as well as branches in Germany and USA and a network of international sales partners. EOS offers a modular solution portfolio including systems, software, materials as well as services including specific application consulting.

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Faurecia Goes All In on Industry 4.0

Design 2 Part News

That way the material doesn’t stop. The material continues to flow.”. Stidham ran FECT from 2003 to 2015 before he was promoted. By Bill Koenig, Advanced Manufacturing.

Additive Manufacturing: The State of the Industry

Design 2 Part News

New machines and materials are becoming available at a breakneck pace. In September 2015, Alcoa announced that it would spend $60 million to expand an R&D center to include the development of AM methods and materials. New Materials.

The Cities Leading A U.S. Manufacturing Revival

Design 2 Part News

since 2003—with overall employment up 5.9% If the Bay Area is master of the digital economy, Houston ranks as the technological leader of the material one; it is the capital for the energy-driven revival of U.S. By Joel Kotkin and Michael Shires, Forbes.

When a Medical Part Requires a New Process

Design 2 Part News

At Putnam Plastics , engineers led the 33-year-old medical extrusions firm, based in Putnam, Connecticut, into new manufacturing techniques and materials to meet the demands of OEMs that asked for smaller parts and higher quality. By Mark Langlois, Design-2-Part magazine.

CATI Tech Notes: SolidWorks Task Scheduler - Part 1

CATI Tech Notes

Save pre-2003 drawings with "Automatic update of BOM" – this automatically updates a drawings bill of material when changes are made to the model for all drawing prior to 2003. CATI Tech Notes. Archives. Subscribe. CATI Search. Subscribe to CATI TechLink Newsletter.

Reshoring: It???s not a myth (but it needs your help)

Design 2 Part News

Industries most likely to reshore include IT, components/products, and materials. suppliers can speed up every phase of a manufacturing operation. “A complete analysis should consider the timely delivery of supplies and materials, quality issues, and the process of addressing any defects,” adds Gruenes. By Matt Fehrmann, Plastics Today.

‘Made in China’ Is Increasingly Becoming ‘Made in USA’

Design 2 Part News

Meanwhile, a now senior executive at the Tranlin paper company—based in the Shandong province of China—earned an MBA from the University of Virginia Darden School of Business in 2003. Straw and corn stalks—agricultural residuals that would have been tossed—and other fibrous materials will be transformed into household paper products. By Heesun Wee, NBC News.

Why one CT producer is investing time, millions to reshore

Design 2 Part News

In its previous manufacturer surveys, RI found that from 2000 to 2003, the average net number of producer jobs lost yearly overseas was around 220,000. By Gregory Seay, Hartford Business Journal.