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 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.

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FIT additive manufacturing launches Japanese subsidiary

3D Printing Industry

FIT AG, a German additive manufacturing group, has recently announced the founding of its newest subsidiary, FIT Japan KK which aims to expand FIT AG’s operations and customer base within Asia’s developing additive manufacturing market. Business Carl Fruth Caterpillar Inc EOS EOS M400-4 FIT Additive Manufacturing Group FIT Japan KK Yasushi Murata

Caterpillar Inc.’s plans for additive manufacturing

Leslie's Blog

At the recent AMUG 2017 Conference, Stacey DelVecchio, Additive Manufacturing Product Manager at Caterpillar Inc., gave a presentation on why and how Caterpillar uses 3D printing/additive manufacturing.

The Race to the Additive Manufacturing Finish Line

The Solidworks Blog

Additive manufacturing is the way of the future. Currently, there are a number of major players all competing to cross the additive manufacturing finish line and be deemed the top player of this $7.3 Demystifying 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.

3D Systems’ new focus on additive manufacturing

Leslie's Blog

With a new president and CEO, 3D Systems used the IMTS Show to announce it is taking its 3D printing businesses in a new direction—focusing on additive manufacturing for production.

2nd Annual Additive Manufacturing Symposium

Purple Platypus

Purple Platypus, is excited to announce the 2nd Annual Additive Manufacturing Symposium June 20-21 at LACI in downtown Los Angeles. Blog 3D Printers 3D Printing Additive Manufacturing Additive Manufacturing Symposium Desktop Metal Diamond Level Reseller Metal 3D Printing Stratasys

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.

FIT Additive Manufacturing Group teams up to save the reefs

3D Printing Industry

Boston Ceramics, a member of the FIT Additive Manufacturing Group, has released an update of its work for an initiative using 3D printing to help save the world’s coral reefs. 3DP Applications Aric Bickel autodesk Boston Ceramics Carl Fruth FIT Additive Manufacturing Group SECORE SECORE International

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.

America Makes and ANSI publish Additive Manufacturing Roadmap V2.0

3D Printing Industry

additive manufacturing development organization America Makes, and its partner the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) have published the Standardization Roadmap for Additive Manufacturing (Version 2.0). An update of the original document published in March 2017, the Standardization Roadmap for Additive Manufacturing V 2.0

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.

What engineers wanted to know about additive manufacturing in 2017

Leslie's Blog

Readers were looking for information on working with various types of materials in additive manufacturing. And readers were looking for information on reducing additive production cycles. Working with metal materials for additive manufacturing. It’s the end of 2017.

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

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Mainstreaming of Additive Manufacturing: An Ecosystem Perspective

3DPrint.com

3D Printing Business Exclusive Interviews 3d printing interview 3d printing interviews Additive Manufacturing Symposium Dassault Systèmes exclusive interview Science in the Age of Experience Subham SettThis week’s busy and informative Science in the Age of Experience event, held in Boston, highlighted the 3DEXPERIENCE of organizer Dassault Systèmes‘ partners and customers as 3D. View the entire article via our website.

Event: Identifying and Developing Additive Manufacturing Skills for UK Industry

Capturing the Value

The Manufacturing Technology Centre, Coventry ( directions here ). Investment in education and training leading to the provision of the right skillsets at the right time will be key if UK industry is to capture the opportunities afforded by the adoption of Additive Manufacturing technologies. 31st March 2017, 10:00 – 16:00. Register your place.

SME releases 2018 Medical Additive Manufacturing Report

3D Printing Industry

SME, an organization working closely with manufacturing professionals, companies and educators to generate solutions to manufacturing industry challenges, has announced the release of the Medical AM3DP 2018 Annual Report at SME’s RAPID + TCT event in Fort Worth. The report provides an overview of the impact of additive manufacturing/3D Printing (AM3DP) in the medical field, […].

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

Creating the UK Additive Manufacturing Strategy

Capturing the Value

“to maximise UK business growth and long term economic value in the successful industrialisation of Additive Manufacturing”. Would you like to influence the scope and shape of the UK Additive Manufacturing Strategy?

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.

Thermwood – Additive Manufacturing Becoming a Disruptive Force in Marine Tooling

Additive Manufacturing

The completed pattern was recently displayed at the AM2017 Additive Manufacturing Conference in Knoxville, Tennessee. The tool was printed slightly oversized and then trimmed to final net size and shape using a Thermwood’s large scale additive manufacturing (LSAM®) system.

Renishaw Launches Guide to Additive Manufacturing (AM)

Additive Manufacturing

May 8, 2018 – Additive manufacturing (AM) systems and software manufacturer and user, Renishaw , has launched a dedicated AM Guide on its website. This positions us as the perfect partner for an integrated industrial additive manufacturing solution.”.

Sintavia Achieves NADCAP Accreditation for Additive Manufacturing

Additive Manufacturing

April 30, 2018 — ( BUSINESS WIRE ) — Sintavia , LLC , a leading Tier One metal additive manufacturer, announced today that it had achieved National Aerospace and Defense Contractors Accreditation Program ( NADCAP ) approval for its laser and electron beam powder bed fusion applications.

Additive Manufactured Parts From ITAMCO Outperform 17-4 PH Stainless Steel

Additive Manufacturing

Plymouth, Indiana, January 30, 2018 — ITAMCO ( Indiana Technology and Manufacturing Companies ) has additively printed parts made with EOS 17-4 PH IndustryLine metal powder that outperformed 17-4 PH Stainless Steel in tensile strength in a recent research project.

Renishaw Promotes Productivity at Additive Manufacturing Users Group Conference (AMUG)

Additive Manufacturing

From April 8th-12th , 2018 , global engineering company Renishaw is attending the annual Additive Manufacturing Users Group (AMUG) Conference in St. For more information on Renishaw visit www.renishaw.com/additive.

Additive Manufacturing Education Is Helping To Bridge The Workforce Development Gap

Stratasys Blog for a 3D World

Additive manufacturing has become a useful and important technology across many industries. Unfortunately, there is a widening gap between additive manufacturing (AM) technology and the number of workers who have the necessary skills needed to implement it.

Learn More About the Additive Manufacturing Symposium at SOLIDWORKS World

The Solidworks Blog

If you are there on the Monday, February 5th, and you are interested in Additive Manufacturing (AM), make sure you check out the Additive Manufacturing Symposium. The Additive Manufacturing Symposium kicks off at 10.30am after the first day’s general session.

Lufthansa joins Oerlikon additive manufacturing standards initiative

3D Printing Industry

Lufthansa Technik, the maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) division of aerospace company Lufthansa, is to join Swiss technology group Oerlikon in establishing standard additive manufacturing practice for the aerospace industry. Dr. Roland Fischer, CEO, Oerlikon Group, comments, “We are confident that Oerlikon’s extensive expertise in additive manufacturing and the aerospace industry, combined with our proven ability 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.

Jabil Realizes Distributed Manufacturing Vision with New Additive Manufacturing Network

Additive Manufacturing

Jabil Increases 3D Printing Leadership & Manufacturing Agility with Global Services Expansion into Six Countries and Strategic Partnership with HP to Speed Digital Manufacturing Transformations. Distributed Manufacturing Boosts Business Agility. Jabil Additive Manufacturing.

SME Develops First National Additive Manufacturing Certification

3DPrint.com

3D Printing Education 3d printing certification 3d printing certification programs Additive Manufacturing Fundamentals Certification Additive Manufacturing Technician Certification additive manufacturing training america makes Cuyahoga Community College SMEAs the producer of the RAPID + TCT show currently taking place in Pittsburgh, SME is enjoying a week in the spotlight. We’ve been working hard to keep you up to date about all of the happenings.

EOS – Simulation Advances Industrial Additive Manufacturing

Additive Manufacturing

EOS and Additive Works present Amphyon software for simulation aided additive manufacturing / decreased development costs and increased part quality. Krailling, June 28, 2018 – EOS , the world’s leading technology supplier in the field of industrial 3D printing of metals and polymers, and German start-up Additive Works are happy to announce their close collaboration to enhance the additive manufacturing (AM) process with metal materials.

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VDMA: Additive Manufacturing Working Group

Additively Blog

In 2014, VDMA created an association for AM, called Additive Manufacturing Association. Members are both from the industry and as well as from within research

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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 […].

Introducing 3DXpert for SOLIDWORKS – Your Direct Path from SOLIDWORKS to Additive Manufacturing

The Solidworks Blog

Last week at SOLIDWORKS World in Los Angeles, Suchit Jain, Vice President, Strategy and Business Development, Strategy and Community at SOLIDWORKS announced a new partnership with Additive Manufacturing giant, 3D Systems. Design for additive now at your fingertips.

Additive manufacturing–your way

Leslie's Blog

It has developed a customer-focused Additive Manufacturing Ecosystem designed to help you design and manufacture better products, your way. It looks like Stratasys is also working on increasing the efficiency of design to 3D print experience.

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.

3D Systems strengthens its additive manufacturing product line

Leslie's Blog

The developers of additive 3D printing systems continue to focus on moving into manufacturing. 3D Systems has long had products that suit manufacturing applications, but its previous branded identity did not always emphasize that aspect of the business.

UK’s first additive manufacturing apprenticeship launching this September

3D Printing Industry

This September, the Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC), based in the UK, will launch what are described as the UK’s first additive manufacturing apprenticeships, with the goal of addressing skills shortages within the industry. Education Centre for Additive Manufacturing University of Nottingham Loughborough University Manufacturing Technology Centre Martin Dury National Centre for Additive Manufacturing The University of Birmingham The University of Nottingham TWI