Additive manufacturing’s bright future

Leslie's Blog

2016 was an extraordinary year for additive manufacturing. Most vendors introduced truly manufacturing capable machines thanks to all the research and investment they could do when 3D printing was overhyped. GE made a lot of moves in additive manufacturing.

Working with metal materials for additive manufacturing

Leslie's Blog

Perhaps more than any other manufacturing process, additive manufacturing works best when you match the material to the right additive process. Some of the challenges, though, are: –many additive processes suggest proprietary versions of materials.

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5 Places Additive Manufacturing is Unstoppable

Stratasys

As additive manufacturing technologies have advanced, 3D printed parts have moved decidedly outside the Research and Development arena and onto the production line. These pivotal processes are developing and producing concepts previously unattainable in the manufacturing world.

Renishaw – Enhancing the Additive Manufacturing Process Chain

Additive Manufacturing

The design freedom provided by additive manufacturing (AM) or ‘3D printing’ technology is an important enabler in cutting-edge product innovation. There is no need to export data files to an external system for additional post-processing. By Renishaw | Case Studies.

Additive manufacturing technology moves into production

Leslie's Blog

Is 3D printing /Additive manufacturing shifting out of prototyping? However, the conversation on how to create additive manufacturing (AM) systems for the factory operation is definitely heating up. Parts will need additional finishing after build.

Working with additive manufacturing standards

Leslie's Blog

Standards are critical to the goal of helping users put additive manufacturing (AM) machines into more effective use across a global marketplace. The use of standards can help users manufacture parts faster. Helping additive reach its potential.

Now published: additive manufacturing and sustainability article

Capturing the Value

We’re pleased to announce that after two rounds of reviews, Simon Ford and Mélanie Despeisse’s paper “Additive manufacturing and sustainability: an exploratory study of the advantages and challenges” has been accepted and is in press in the Journal of Cleaner Production. In this paper, consideration is given to the role of one such advanced manufacturing process technology: additive manufacturing.

Laser Institute’s LAM Workshop Explores State of the Art in Additive Manufacturing

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Lasers are an integral part of many 3D Printing processes, making it a natural fit that the Laser Institute of America [LIA] annually produces the Laser Additive Manufacturing [LAM] Workshop. Keynote Describes How GE Is Moving Additive to the Mainstream.

Moving Additive Manufacturing from Concept to Production

The Solidworks Blog

Yesterday I had the pleasure of joining hundreds of additive manufacturing enthusiasts at the Dassault Systemes’ first-ever Additive Manufacturing Symposium in Chicago, which was part of the larger SCIENCE in the Age of Experience event being held May 15-18.

Aerospace and Additive Manufacturing

Rapid Prototyping News UK

Design & Manufacture Additive manufacture AerospaceFollowing the publication of our successful AM and aerospace infographic, we have now created a video version. This infographic shows some of the products which 3T RPD has made for companies in the aerospace industry.

Trends to watch in metal additive manufacturing

Leslie's Blog

Lately, the focus of additive manufacturing is on the metal additive side. Whether the technology used to build metal parts is laser or electron beam, additive manufacturing and metal go together very well. We spoke with the president and CEO of Arcam, Magnus Rene, about trends and opportunities in metal additive manufacturing. 3D Printers Additive Manufacturing Aerospace Directed Energy Deposition Leslie's blog Medical Arcam

Truth or Fiction: 12 Additive Manufacturing Topics

Sculpteo

The post Truth or Fiction: 12 Additive Manufacturing Topics appeared first on Sculpteo Blog - 3D Printing News and Trends. & More additive manufacturing Fiction Lists Myth TruthFrom 2011 to the present day the press has continued to […].

Additive manufacturing—after the hype

Leslie's Blog

How has the all the hype around 3D printing /additive manufacturing (3DP/AM) prototyping and manufacturing endeavors affected you? Several companies recently have or will be introducing new additive approaches and equipment.

Additive manufacturing moves beyond the “cool” phase

Leslie's Blog

The next trend you’ll find with Additive Manufacturing (AM), also known as 3D printing, is the growth of additive services. SMS Research Advisors conducted a survey on additive manufacturing. And 47% said service bureaus offer access to additive expertise.

Additive Manufacturing down south.

Rapid Prototyping News UK

In 2011 we made aviation history when we partnered with Southampton University to manufacture the world’s first 3D printed UAV. Uncategorized 3D Printing Additive manufacture Antarctic Drone Royal Navy UAV worlds first 3d printed UAV

SME Develops First National Additive Manufacturing Certification

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Fabrisonic granted ultrasonic additive manufacturing patent

3D Printing Industry

Ohio based metal 3D printing company Fabrisonic has been granted a patent to use its ultrasonic additive manufacturing in a hybrid machine with CNC milling. CEO of Fabrisonic, 3D Printers DMG MORI Fabrisonic Mark Norfolk metal 3D printing metal additive manufacturing optomec Thermwood Ultrasonic Additive Manufacturing

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First UK Additive Manufacturing PPAP Warranted part

Rapid Prototyping News UK

3T RPD has produced what it believes is the first ever Additive Manufacturing (AM) part to receive a PPAP (Production Part Approval Process) Warrant for fitting on to a UK manufactured production car.

Call to increase number of women at additive manufacturing conferences

3D Printing Industry

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New file format for additive manufacturing: 3MF

Additively Blog

The 3MF Consortium (Microsoft, NetFabb, SLM Solutions and others) have presented a new file format for additive manufacturing and 3D printing: 3MF

UK Additive Manufacturing National Strategy 2018-25 published

3D Printing Industry

AM UK, an independent, government-backed collaboration, has published a new Additive Manufacturing National Strategy. Over 44 pages a vision to bring together industry, academia, government and finance bodies and ensure the UK remains a leading high value manufacturing nation is set out. With contributions from over 100 3D printing industry experts, the document provides substantial […].

What Can Additive Manufacturing Do for Tooling?

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The global tooling industry is the largest horizontal industry, sustaining every major vertical industrial manufacturing sector. Since manufacturing and tooling are highly interdependent, none of them would ever be as productive without its support.... 3D Printing 3d print tooling Additive layer manufacturing additive manufacturing additive manufacturing tooling ALM injection molds

Additive Manufacturing Simulation: Simufact presents their solutions and case study under the umbrella of Hexagon

Additive Manufacturing

Hamburg, Germany, November 1, 2017 – At this year’s formnext fair in Frankfurt/Main (Germany), Simufact Engineering provides first insights into the third generation of Simufact Additive, their solution for the simulation of metal additive manufacturing processes.

Product life extension through additive manufacturing

Capturing the Value

Bit by Bit researchers have submitted an article in response to a call for papers from the Journal of Industrial Ecology on the environmental dimensions of additive manufacturing and 3D printing. The article, Product life extension through additive manufacturing: The business model implications , is co-authored by Mélanie Despeisse and Simon Ford from the Bit by Bit project, and by Anna Viljakainen from the VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland.

What’s the difference between 3D printing and Additive Manufacturing?

Sculpteo

You may have heard about Additive Manufacturing and 3D […]. The post What’s the difference between 3D printing and Additive Manufacturing? Additive manufacturing 3D Printing 3D printing material additive manufacturing

Additively ist strategischer Partner der Additive Manufacturing Expo

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Additively ist strategischer Partner der AM Expo, der Additive Manufacturing Expo Schweiz 2016

Working paper on implications of additive manufacturing on sustainability

Capturing the Value

Gaining a better understanding of the implications of additive manufacturing on sustainability is something of great interest to us on the Bit by Bit project. Today I’m pleased to share with you a working paper that has recently been published in the Centre for Technology Management’s working paper series: “The Role of Additive Manufacturing in Improving Resource Efficiency and Sustainability” by Mélanie Despeisse and Simon Ford.

Aircraft Interiors and Additive Manufacturing

Stratasys

Behind a lot of application development and validation in 3D printing, aka additive manufacturing (AM), is a key industry: aerospace. Realizing benefits early on, it’s continued to further adoption of 3D printing to boost efficiency, save money and enable on-demand manufacturing.

Oerlikon and XJet Collaborate in Additive Manufacturing

Additive Manufacturing

First global installation of transformational inkjet-based technology for additive production of ceramic parts. citim is a part of the Oerlikon Group and a leading international service provider of additively manufactured parts.

GE loans to expand metal additive manufacturing

3D Printing Industry

Now the multinational company have secured ownership of metal additive manufacturing. Business Additive manufacturing Arcam AB Concept Laser ebm electron beam melting GE GE Additive GE Capital General Electric industry 4.0 Increasing the use of 3D printing will be part of GE's strategy for 2017. Jet Engine metal 3D printing Trevor Schauenberg

State University of New York offers first of its kind Summer Additive Manufacturing Institute

3D Printing Industry

SUNY New Paltz, NY, is to a hold a Summer Additive Manufacturing Institute for professionals July 31 – August 4 2017. The five day course is designed.

How Additive Manufacturing Is Entering Arts

3D Printing for Beginners

This post is a guest contribution by CGTrader , a marketplace for sharing and selling 3D models. Attempting to define art is a little like trying to describe a color to a blind person. It''s an elusive concept that gains different meanings and forms in the eyes of different persons.

Job opportunity: Research Assistant/Associate in Design for Additive Manufacturing

Capturing the Value

We’re delighted for our colleague at the IfM, James Moultrie, who recently won EPSRC funding for a new project “ Design for Additive Manufacturing “ Following his success, James is now looking for a researcher to join the project. 3d printing additive manufacturing 3D printing D4AM design for additive manufacturing EPSRC IfM institute for manufacturing James Moultrie job job opportunity University of Cambridge

Trends in Additive Manufacturing for end-use production with Roboze

3D Printing Industry

3D Printing Industry is taking an in depth look at how additive manufacturing is moving to production. This article is part of a series examining Trends in Additive Manufacturing for End-Use Production. Insights Carbon PA Ilaria Guicciardini PEEK PEI Roboze Roboze One + 400 Trends in Additive Manufacturing for End-Use Production ULTEMOver the coming weeks the results of interviews with industry leading practitioners will be published.

Additive Manufacturing (AM) Makes Christmas

Rapid Prototyping News UK

Uncategorized Additive manufacture AM Burger Christmas Christmas 2016 McDonalds McDonalds 2016 Christmas AdvertKitsch Christmas commercials on the television have become as much a tradition in the UK as Christmas parties, cards and Christmas trees.

Trends in Additive Manufacturing for end-use production with Autodesk

3D Printing Industry

3D Printing Industry is taking an in depth look at how additive manufacturing is moving to production. This article is part of a series examining Trends in Additive Manufacturing for End-Use Production. Duann Scott, additive manufacturing strategist at Autodesk, is […]. Insights Ampliforge arconic autodesk Desktop Metal Duann Scott HP Michelin Trends in Additive Manufacturing for End-Use Production Xjet

DNV GL publishes first class guideline for maritime additive manufacturing

3D Printing Industry

2017 has been a standout year for additive manufacturing in marine and offshore operations. However, it is the rise of metal additive manufacturing that has started to cause a real […]. Transport classification Design for Additive Manufacturing DfAM DNV GL guidelines Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen marine maritime Norheim Marit Norheim offshore oil & gas qualification Ramesh Babu Goindaraj