Additive Manufacturing in 2019

Wohlers Talk

The additive manufacturing and 3D printing industry has been anything but dull, with stirring news nearly every week. Last week, for example, footwear product company Dr. Scholl’s announced a partnership with Wiivv to produce custom insoles by AM.

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.

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.

Introducing the Industrialization of Additive Manufacturing

Design 2 Part News

Manufacturers stand at a crossroads of two competing visions. For those who embrace digital, the industrialization of additive manufacturing (AM) is key. Additive manufacturing is disruptive by nature, impacting both supply chain and manufacturing processes.

Exhibition Floor Highlights Multiple Companies at Additive Manufacturing Strategies Summit

3DPrint.com

From January 29th to 31st, the second annual Additive Manufacturing Strategies Summit, hosted by 3DPrint.com and SmarTech Markets Publishing, will take place in Boston, Massachusetts. 3D Printing Medical 3D Printing 3d printing conference 3d printing in medicine Additive Manufacturing Strategies dental 3d printing SmarTech Markets Publishing Summit

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.

Aerospace and Additive Manufacturing

Rapid Prototyping News UK

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

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.

Nanofabrica commercializes micron resolution additive manufacturing technology

3D Printing Industry

Nanofabrica, a Tel Aviv-based developer of precision additive manufacturing technologies, has launched its micron-level resolution industrial 3D printers, the Workshop System and the Industrial System. Both platforms integrate the company’s patented process which is based on a Digital Light Processing (DLP) engine, and Adaptive Optics (AO), a technology used to improve image distortions in optical devices such as telescopes.

Additive Manufacturing – Productivity Without Compromise

Additive Manufacturing

Global engineering company Renishaw returns to formnext in 2018 to showcase that it is possible to increase additive manufacturing (AM) productivity without compromising on quality. Additive manufacturing has opened up new product design opportunities for a range of industries.

Additive Manufacturing Users Group Opens Conference Registration

Additive Manufacturing

16, 2018 – The Additive Manufacturing Users Group ( AMUG ) today announced that online registration is now available for its 2019 Education & Training Conference, which will be held in Chicago, Illinois, March 31 – April 4, 2019. About ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING USERS GROUP (AMUG).

Linde Tackles Additive Manufacturing Quality

Additive Manufacturing

March 28,2018 – Linde LLC will showcase three new technologies to improve the quality of metal additive manufacturing ( AM ) at RAPID+TCT 2018 in Fort Worth , Texas , April 24-26 , booth #1347. Additively manufactured ‘Starship’ (Photo courtesy of Linde).

Safran to open €68 million additive manufacturing campus in Bordeaux

3D Printing Industry

France’s Safran Group, one of the largest aerospace companies in the world, has announced that it will open a €68 million additive manufacturing campus in Bordeaux, France.

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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.

K3D and Obasogie Okpamen Winners of Design for Additive Manufacturing Challenge

Additive Manufacturing

Winning designs of Additive Industries contest demonstrate unique industrial capabilities of 3D metal printing. Winners of the Additive World Design for Additive Manufacturing Challenge 2019 (Photo courtesy of Additive Industries). About Additive World.

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.

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.

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

3D Printer

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.

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? While investors are making short-sided decisions on 3D printing public stocks, more companies are entering the 3DP/AM industry.

SIA Engineering Company and Stratasys to Form Additive Manufacturing Joint Venture

Additive Manufacturing

SINGAPORE — February 08, 2018 — ( BUSINESS WIRE ) — Mainboard-listed SIA Engineering Company Limited (“ SIAEC ”) and Stratasys Ltd. This joint venture will leverage on additive manufacturing technology to produce plastic aircraft cabin interior parts as well as tooling for MRO providers.

More additive manufacturing systems for production

Leslie's Blog

Some executives believe that the current state of additive manufacturing equipment is too focused on prototyping instead of production. But more companies continue to enter the space of additive manufacturing, especially for metal materials.

ANSYS and Granta Design Collaborate to Empower Additive Manufacturing

Additive Manufacturing

Engineers and scientists can now effectively manage and leverage materials information for additive manufacturing (AM) thanks to a new partnership between ANSYS (NASDAQ: ANSS) and Granta Design. The companies are also working to connect ANSYS Additive Print to GRANTA MI.

Sigma Labs receives contract from undisclosed global additive manufacturing company

3D Printing Industry

Sigma Labs, the computer-aided inspection (CAI) software company behind PrintRite3D software, has received a Test and Evaluation Program contract from an undisclosed global materials and service provider in additive manufacturing. in-process quality assurance software into several additive manufacturing systems in the customer’s German and […].

User views on metal additive manufacturing

Leslie's Blog

While many users of metal 3D printing / additive manufacturing want to keep their projects quiet for competitive reasons, the user market is large. Arcam is one the major vendors of metal additive manufacturing (AM) with customers in the aerospace and healthcare industries.

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.

EWI Adopts GRANTA MI System to Enhance Additive Manufacturing Efficiencies

Additive Manufacturing

Granta Design today announced that EWI , a leading engineering and technology innovator for advanced manufacturing in North America, has selected the GRANTA MI™ software to better coordinate its additive manufacturing (AM) work across multiple AM platforms.

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.

Six Essential Tools for SOLIDWORKS Users Working with Additive Manufacturing

The Solidworks Blog

Additive manufacturing, also commonly referred to as 3D printing, is a manufacturing process by which material is added, layer by layer, to build a part. The are many benefits of additive manufacturing. Designing for Additive Manufacturing in SOLIDWORKS.

Stratasys strengthens metal additive manufacturing expertise

3D Printing Industry

3D printer and production systems manufacturer Stratasys Ltd. NASDAQ: SSYS) has entered into a strategic partnership with SIA Engineering Company Limited (SGX: S59). Aerospace bodyTop Additive Manufacturing Service Centre LPW technology SIA Engineering Company Limited Singapore Singapore Airlines Singapore Airlines Group StratasysAs a part.

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

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. The company will present a core component of the optical system, the Galvo mounting, which is produced on the RenAM 500Q itself.

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, […].

SABIC Explores Effects of Autoclave Tooling on Large Format Additive Manufacturing Parts

3DPrint.com

Headquartered in Riyadh, Saudi Arabi, SABIC is a dynamic company bringing forth innovation in materials and techniques to the additive manufacturing industry. Recently, they produced a case study. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing

Renishaw Improves Consistency in Additive Manufacturing (AM)

Additive Manufacturing

To allow additive manufacturing (AM) users a greater understanding of their processes, Renishaw has developed new process monitoring software, InfiniAM Spectral, for use on Renishaw systems. The company’s largest markets are China, the USA, Japan and Germany.

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. To understand the benefits and develop a reliable and capable process, companies must rigorously assess operations. “We

Call to increase number of women at additive manufacturing conferences

3D Printing Industry

Julie Reece is the Vice President of Marketing at Massachusetts based 3D printer company Rize Inc. 3D Printing bodyTop AMUG AMUG 2017 caterpillar Caterpillar Inc DSM DSM SOmos Elizabeth Goode GoodeInk Layered Manufacturing and Consulting Lisa Burt Melissa Lutz Rize Rize inc. On the closing day of this year's AMUG conference, Reece spoke.

Additive Manufacturing Europe: Day 2

3D Printing Industry

Today marks the second day of Additive Manufacturing Europe, an event which allows both manufacturers and potential customers of these companies to interact and make. 3D Printing 3DP Applications Aerospace additive manufacturing europe event