Additive manufacturing moves beyond the “cool” phase

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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.

New 3D Printing jobs and career shifts: 3D Printing Industry, Ricoh, Kumovis, Optomec, Additive Manufacturing Technologies

3D Printing Industry

In this edition of the 3D Printing Industry jobs and hiring round up, new appointments at Ricoh, Kumovis, Optomec, Additive Manufacturing Technologies are highlighted as well as a job opportunity from 3D Printing Industry. Jobs 3T-am Additive Manufacturing Technologies Alex Hodik BigRep Chris Allport DSM Kumovis Martin Herzmann Noud Steffens optomec Ricoh Stratasys University of Texas at AustinNew year, new job?

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Link3D launches Material Tracking System to improve additive manufacturing production traceability

3D Printing Industry

Link3D, a New York-based additive manufacturing workflow software company, has announced the launch of a Material Tracking System software module at the Additive Manufacturing Conference in Austin, TX. The new add-on will be integrated into the company’s existing Additive Manufacturing Execution System (MES) workflow Software.

Femtosecond Lasers for Use in Additive Manufacturing

3DPrint.com

” (Credit: Dr. Evil, Austin Powers Goldmember). 3D Printers 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Metal 3D Printing Science & Technology 3d laser printhead Femtosecond laser direct writing femtosecond lasers laser metal 3d printing metal additive manufacturing metal powder PolarOnyx“All I ask for is one simple request, and that is to have sharks with frickin’ laser beams attached to their heads!” Perhaps, if Dr. Evil was.

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Additive Manufacturing Users Group Announces 2018 Scholarship Recipients

Additive Manufacturing

March 20, 2018 – The Additive Manufacturing Users Group ( AMUG ) today announced the recipients of its scholarships. Daniel Delgado Camacho, who is pursuing a master’s degree in Structural Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin), has been awarded the Guy E.

Is the Medical Device Regulation a Threat to Additive Manufacturing?

Additive Manufacturing

The MDR could drastically impact the way that medical devices are made in the EU, particularly those that are produced using additive manufacturing (AM). The problem is that there isn’t a clear definition of ‘mass-produced’ or ‘industrial manufacturing processes’.

Essentium Research Shows Change Management a Priority for Additive Manufacturing

Additive Manufacturing

Procurement and finance teams behind in the race to deploy additive manufacturing. Organizational functions need to acquire new skills to reap additive manufacturing rewards. AUSTIN, Texas, March 20, 2020 – Essentium , Inc.,

Carl Deckard, the inventor of SLS, passes away

3D Printing Industry

A pioneer within additive manufacturing holding 27 patents, Deckard, supported by Dr. Joe Beaman, developed the SLS process as a student at the University of Texas at Austin […].

Additive Manufacturing Roadmap

Wohlers Talk

The National Center for Manufacturing Sciences led the development of a roadmap for the additive manufacturing (AM) industry in 1998. and it led to a report titled The Road to Manufacturing. One cause is the recent launch of the ASTM International Committee F42 on Additive Manufacturing, an effort concentrating on the development of industry standards. Its purpose: to develop a roadmap for research in additive manufacturing for the next 10-12 years.

NSERC Network for Holistic Innovation in Additive Manufacturing Announces Registration and Keynote Speakers for HI-AM Conference 2019

Additive Manufacturing

Waterloo, ON, Canada - The registration is open for HI-AM 2019 , the only academic conference in Canada focused exclusively on metal additive manufacturing. David Bourell, the University of Texas at Austin, United States; Prof.

Essentium and LEHVOSS Group Partnership Delivers High-Performance Materials for Additive Manufacturing

Additive Manufacturing

AUSTIN, Texas, March 30, 2020 – Essentium Inc. , Created specifically for extrusion-based 3D printing processes, the materials meet the standards required for industry applications in aerospace, automotive, oil and gas, biomedical and electronic manufacturing sectors.

Additive Manufacturing: The State of the Industry

Design 2 Part News

By Terry Wohlers, President, Wohlers Assoicates Inc. , Tim Caffrey, Manufacturing Engineering. This article includes highlights from Wohlers Report 2016, the 21st annual worldwide progress report on the 3D printing and additive manufacturing state of the industry.

LAM 2016: Exploring the Multi-Faceted World of Additive Manufacturing

Additive Manufacturing

Orlando, Florida, March 23, 2016 – LIA ’s 8th annual Laser Additive Manufacturing (LAM®) Workshop welcomed over 170 attendees – over half of whom were new to the event – from 14 countries. LAM News | By Kathy on March 21st, 2016.

ASTM International-New Powder Bed Fusion Specification Approved by ASTM International Additive Manufacturing Committee

Additive Manufacturing

ASTM F3091 bridges a gap between feedstock providers, part manufacturers and end users of parts made using powder bed fusion of plastics,” says ASTM member David Bourell, Ph.D., director of the Laboratory for Freeform Fabrication, University of Texas at Austin. Austin, Texas.

GoPrint3D and Essentium Partnership Set to Accelerate Adoption of Industrial-Scale Additive Manufacturing in the UK and Ireland

Additive Manufacturing

Austin, Texas, February 5, 2020 — Essentium, Inc. , a leading innovator of industrial additive manufacturing (AM) solutions, today announced that GoPrint3D will resell the Essentium High Speed Extrusion (HSE TM ) 3D Printing Platform in the UK and Irish markets.

Rust Belt to Tech Belt: GE Additive and Additive Engineering Solutions Share Insights into Regional Large-Scale 3D Printing

3DPrint.com

Yesterday in Akron, Ohio, Additive Engineering Solutions (AES) had a full house of interested industry and local attendees for its open house, and staff writer Clare Scott and I were among the crowd. View the entire article via our website.

Engineering consultants scale-up to 3D printing bureau with BAAM machine used by Oak Ridge

3D Printing Industry

Ohio 3D printing company Additive Engineering Solutions (AES) are purchasing a Big Area Additive Manufacturing (BAAM) machine from Cincinnati Inc. 3D Printers Additive Engineering Solutions AES Andrew Bader Austin Schmidt BAAM cars Cincinnati Inc Local Motors oak ridge Oak Ridge National Laboratory OhioThe machine is famous for 3D.

Essentium High Speed Extrusion (HSETM) 3D Printing Platform Puts Large-Scale Additive Manufacturing in the Hands of Customers

Additive Manufacturing

Essentium also demonstrated use cases for its unique electrostatic discharge (ESD) safe 3D printing material, critical to protect electrostatic-sensitive devices in electronics manufacturing, oil and gas, and aerospace industries.

University of Birmingham chooses Renishaw 3D printers for healthcare

3D Printing Industry

The University of Birmingham (UoB) has installed two of Renishaw’s RenAM 500M metal additive manufacturing systems to service its Centre for Custom Medical Devices (CMD). Medical & Dental Accentus Medical AM250 metal 3D printer Bryan Austin Cardiff University Dental Hospital Dr. Sophie Cox DS20 optical scanner Healthcare Technologies Institute Morriston Hospital RenAM 500M Renishaw University of Birmingham

Dave Bourell Honored

Wohlers Talk

Two weeks ago, Wohlers Associates attended the 30th annual Solid Freeform Fabrication (SFF) Symposium in Austin, Texas. The event brought together more than 700 attendees from 25 countries to present and discuss research on additive manufacturing (AM). Dave Bourell, PhD, of the University of Texas at Austin opened the event by recalling the nascent stages of AM 30 years ago and the many contributors to the technology since that time.

AM in Formula One

Wohlers Talk

Two weeks ago, I attended the Circuit of the Americas Formula One race near Austin, Texas. I was a guest of Additive Industries, along with the Sauber Alfa Romeo team, for practice day at the track. 3D printing additive manufacturing event

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Day Two of 3D printing at IMTS, smart factories and preparing for serial production

3D Printing Industry

Self-driving 3D printed vehicles, beer-pouring robots, robots 3D printing, whirlyball playing robots – ok I made that last one up but automation – together with additive manufacturing – is clearly a dominant theme at IMTS 2018.

Customer Feature: Stop Motion Animation at Chapman University

Purple Platypus

At Chapman University, a group of film students, Austin Piko, Taylor Johnston, and Evan Ridpath, are creating a stop motion animated short film called Meraki for their class thesis.

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25 Years of SFF

Wohlers Talk

It was organized by and held at the University of Texas at Austin—the birthplace of selective laser sintering (SLS). The conference is the longest-running event worldwide on additive manufacturing (AM) and 3D printing. 3D printing Additive Manufacturing Event

The Barnes Group Advisors and SLM Solutions Sign Memorandum of Understanding

Additive Manufacturing

The Barnes Group Advisors and SLM Solutions North America collaborate on Additive Manufacturing Training. The Barnes Group Advisors is the largest independent additive manufacturing engineering consultancy.

Airbus Installs First 3D Printed Titanium Part on Series…

Design 2 Part News

Arconic, a global technology, engineering, and advanced manufacturing company, announced in September that it is 3D printing these parts for Airbus’s newest widebody aircraft at Arconic’s additive manufacturing facility in Austin, Texas. .

Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team Installs 3rd MetalFAB1 System and Extends Technology Partnership with Additive Industries

Additive Manufacturing

October 19, 2018 – Eindhoven (The Netherlands) / Hinwil (Switzerland) / Austin (Texas, USA) – At the start of the Formula 1 race event in Austin, Texas, Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team and Additive Industries have announced to extend their 3-year Technology Partnership to 5 years.

3rd Dimension Accelerates Industrial 3D Metal Printing with Additive Industries

Additive Manufacturing

Companies confirm their partnership at the Formula 1 race in Austin, Texas. Simultaneously the Additive Industries technology allows 3rd Dimension to build big parts in the largest symmetrical build volume commercially available in the market today. About Additive Industries.

EOS North America Launches the Integra P 400 Quick-Scan Polymer Industrial 3D Printer

Additive Manufacturing

The new Additive Manufacturing platform achieves 40-50% scanning speed increase, flexible material options and simplified serviceability. Pflugerville, Texas, December 4, 2018 – EOS North America today launched its Integra P 400 polymer Additive Manufacturing (AM) platform developed to meet customer demands for the North American market. The Integra P 400 marks an important milestone for Additive Manufacturing,” said Donnie Vanelli, COO at EOS North America.

Survey: 3D Printing Needs to Develop More Metals

Design 2 Part News

By Bill Koenig, Manufacturing Engineering. AUSTIN, TX – More metals need to be developed for 3D printing, according to a survey conducted for Stratasys Direct Manufacturing. Stratasys Direct Manufacturing was not identified as the survey’s sponsor.

Carl Deckard Selected for AMUG Innovators Award

Additive Manufacturing

3 2016 – The Additive Manufacturing Users Group ( AMUG ) today announced Carl Deckard , inventor of Selective Laser Sintering (SLS), as the recipient of its esteemed Innovators Award. About ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING USERS GROUP ( AMUG ).

Mission to the Moon: Stratasys Joins Forces with Lockheed Martin and PADT to Engineer Advanced 3D Printed Parts for NASA’s Orion Mission

Additive Manufacturing

NASDAQ: SSYS), a global leader in applied additive technology solutions, and Phoenix Analysis & Design Technologies, Inc. The demands of space travel require extremely high performance materials and the most rigorous manufacturing processes in the industry.

NASA-Sparks Fly as NASA Pushes the Limits of 3-D Printing Technology

Additive Manufacturing

NASA has successfully tested the most complex rocket engine parts ever designed by the agency and printed with additive manufacturing, or 3-D printing, on a test stand at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama.

Arconic and Airbus Achieve 3D Printing First

Additive Manufacturing

Airbus installs first 3D printed titanium part on series production commercial aircraft; Part manufactured by Arconic. . Arconic is 3D printing these parts for Airbus’s newest widebody aircraft at Arconic’s additive manufacturing facility in Austin, Texas.

Arconic, Airbus to Advance 3D Printing for Aerospace under Multi-Year Cooperative Research Agreement

Additive Manufacturing

Combines Arconic’s expertise in metal additive manufacturing and metallurgy with Airbus’s know-how in final aircraft part design and qualification. Builds on Arconic’s comprehensive capabilities to manufacture 3D printed aircraft components using a variety of metals-based additive technologies. Additive manufacturing promises a world where lighter, more complex aerospace parts are produced cheaper and faster.

Predicting the Future of Additive Fabrication

Wohlers Talk

In the area of additive fabrication, one can study trend lines to gauge the interest in machines, materials, applications, and industries. I recall Geoff Smith-Moritz, former editor of the Rapid Prototyping Report newsletter, saying that he attended the Solid Freeform Fabrication Symposium in Austin, Texas to gain a sense of what might develop in the future. The symposium, organized each year by the University of Texas at Austin, provides this opportunity like no other.

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Wohlers Associates Identifies Design as a Critical Factor in AM Economics and Adoption

Additive Manufacturing

Fort Collins, Colorado, USA, June 24, 2019 — Wohlers Report 2019 , an annual report on the additive manufacturing (AM) industry, includes detailed input from 127 providers of AM services worldwide. The company offers an unparalleled window into additive manufacturing and 3D printing.

Essentium Introduces New Materials for High Temperature Industrial Applications at Rapid + TCT 2020

Additive Manufacturing

AUSTIN, Texas, February 20, 2020 – Essentium, Inc. , By delivering a complete and no compromise solution, the Essentium HSE combined with innovative materials finally unlocks the promise of industrial applications of Additive Manufacturing.

Essentium Makes 3D Printed Face Mask with Reusable Frame

Additive Manufacturing

AUSTIN, Texas, April 2, 2020 – Essentium, Inc. , led by the company’s COVID-19 Response Strategy Team, has been investigating how to best mobilize its resources and significant IP in materials and additive manufacturing production to aid in the fight against COVID-19.

Essentium Debuts High-Temperature Nylon Materials on High Speed Extrusion Platform at Formnext 2019

Additive Manufacturing

New high-temp materials deliver extreme heat resistance, chemical resistance and high-strength removing barriers to industrial scale additive manufacturing. AUSTIN, Texas, September 19, 2019 – Essentium Inc. ,

DSM and AMT Partner to Optimize Materials and Post-Processing to Offer Integrated Solutions to Customers Globally

Additive Manufacturing

Together, DSM and AMT will focus efforts on accelerating the adoption of additive manufacturing by offering customers solutions that include DSM’s filament and powder materials and AMT’s post-processing technology.

Gentlemen – to your cars!

Rapid Prototyping News UK

The season opens on 26 th March in Melbourne and 3T RPD will be on each race track as a key supplier of production Additive Manufacturing (AM) , sometimes known as 3D printing, parts for many of Formula1’s racing teams – unfortunately we are not able to talk about precisely who we supply.

Essentium and Texas A&M University Set ‘Helmet of the (not too far in the) Future Challenge’

Additive Manufacturing

There are already around 14,000 dockless electric scooters on the streets of Austin alone. Through this challenge, students had access to some of the world’s leading minds in additive manufacturing and 3D printing.

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