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.

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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.

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.

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 […].

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

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.

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).

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.

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).

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.

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.

ASTM International and Innovate UK Partner to Develop International Additive Manufacturing Standards

Additive Manufacturing

9, 2019 – Global standards organization ASTM International and three United Kingdom-based entities are partnering to fast-track the creation of technical standards needed by the additive manufacturing industry. About the Manufacturing Technology Centre.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

AMMP Offers Opportunities to Advance, Refine and Transition Additive Manufacturing (AM) Technologies

Additive Manufacturing

The National Center for Manufacturing Sciences ( NCMS ) recently announced a new program called AMMP ( Advanced Manufacturing, Materials, and Processes ). manufacturers, and several leading universities. Dr. Boswell-Koller : Additive manufacturing has become an unstoppable force.

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.

Velo3D and Praxair partner to develop metal additive manufacturing powders

3D Printing Industry

California-based metal additive manufacturing technology company Velo3D has partnered with Connecticut’s Praxair Surface Technologies, Inc.

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

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, […].

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

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.

Renishaw puts it all together in its additive manufacturing operations

Leslie's Blog

has been in the additive manufacturing field for some time now. At a recent tour of the company’s new Chicago facility, I had a chance to see how they incorporate additive with their other manufacturing offerings and capabilities. Renishaw Inc.

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

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

Trends in metal additive manufacturing

Leslie's Blog

Interest in metal additive manufacturing (AM) continues to grow. Some companies are making special efforts focused specifically on metal AM. Some companies are investing in new powder production equipment to optimize the powder specifically for AM, rather than simply selling acceptable powder already produced on existing equipment (at low yields) at a very high markup. 3D Printers Additive Manufacturing Industries Leslie's blog Materials Rapid MFG Rapid Prototyping

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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.

Renishaw – Pioneering Productivity in Additive Manufacturing (AM)

Additive Manufacturing

To improve additive manufacturing productivity and lower cost per part, Renishaw has launched its latest system, the RenAM 500Q. Additive manufacturing is a key enabler of the optical system,” continued Weston. “It

Flying further and faster with Additive Manufacturing

Rapid Prototyping News UK

The implementation of Additive Manufacturing from 3T RPD would result in a slick, lightweight design. Benefits have included introducing lightweight complex additions to the Jet Suit with a low part count featuring a consolidation of the parts and easier assembly.

Additive Manufacturing at SOLIDWORKS World 2017

The Solidworks Blog

What usedto be known as Rapid Prototyping has matured to a point where it is becoming a viable method for production, referred to as Additive Manufacturing. The best place to see this ecosystem of additive manufacturing partners is the SOLIDWORKS World Partner Pavilion.

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.