Additive Manufacturing in 2019

Wohlers Talk

The additive manufacturing and 3D printing industry has been anything but dull, with stirring news nearly every week. It’s one thing to do it for prototypes, but it is dramatically more difficult to conform to manufacturing quality standards and procedures.

Additive Manufacturing Takes Flight with Marshall Aerospace

Stratasys Blog for a 3D World

That’s why additive manufacturing is becoming a natural fit for their production processes and they’re now using 3D printed parts from Stratasys that are built-to-fly. Learn how to put the power of Stratasys technology to work in your high-requirement manufacturing environment.

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Accelerated Insertion of Materials for Additive Manufacturing

Additive Manufacturing

PITTSBURGH (November 1, 2018) … Additive manufacturing (AM), or 3D printing, presents a game-changing opportunity for the space industry to produce complex components with greater efficiency at a lower cost. By Paul A.

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.

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. Dow Corning 3D printable silicone rubber material.

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.

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 Technologies introduces PostPro3DColor and PostPro3DMini

3D Printing Industry

Additive Manufacturing Technologies (AMT), the award-winning Sheffield-based OEM, is at RAPID + TCT 2019 this week showcasing advanced post-processing technology for 3D printing.

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. Begin by charging a fee just for the material.

Industrial additive manufacturing with aerospace-grade materials

3D Printing Progress

Orion focuses on scientific research and development of Additive Manufacturing technologies for solving the complex problems of today and building innovative solutions of tomorrow

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 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.

How to Design for Additive Manufacturing

Wohlers Talk

It is critical for organizations to take a number of factors into account when considering the use of 3D printing for part manufacturing. Among the most important is design for additive manufacturing (DfAM). 3D printing additive manufacturing CAD/CAM/CAE event manufacturing

Global Additive Manufacturing Experts Meet in Alabama, Focus on Standardization

Additive Manufacturing

March 29, 2019 — Hundreds of the world’s top experts in additive manufacturing – also known as 3D printing – were hosted by Auburn University in Alabama (USA) this week to discuss research and standards needed for the growing number of industries that use the technology.

DSM and Origin Announce Partnership to Enable New Materials for Origin’s Open Additive Manufacturing Platform

Additive Manufacturing

Geleen, The Netherlands / San Francisco, CA, USA, 15 May 2019 – Royal DSM , a global science-based company in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living, today announced it is entering in a partnership with Origin , the San Francisco-based pioneer in Open Additive Manufacturing.

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.

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.

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).

Link3D launches Additive Manufacturing Recommendation System to simplify material selection

3D Printing Industry

New York PLM software developer Link3D has announced the launch of the Additive Material Recommendation System (AMRS). Integrated within the workflow of the company’s additive manufacturing execution system (AMES), AMRS allows engineers to filter available materials based on qualitative characteristics and technical properties.

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).

Additive Manufacturing Users Group Names Technical Competition Winners

Additive Manufacturing

Erika Berg, Maddie Frank, and Bill Braune recognized for excellence in additive manufacturing. June 13, 2019 – The Additive Manufacturing Users Group (AMUG) recognized excellence in additive manufacturing (AM) with the selection of winners in its annual Technical Competition. Judges noted that the 3D-printing material Frank selected for its strength is notoriously difficult to work with when seeking aesthetically pleasing finishes.

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–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.

Concept to Consumer in the Blink of an Eye! SOLIDWORKS Solutions for Additive Manufacturing

The Solidworks Blog

Here are three of our latest, super-cool tools you need to know how to use: Topology Optimization, Additive Manufacturing and the 3DEXPERIENCE Marketplace. The resulting Topology Optimization geometry is ideal for Additive Manufacturing (3D Printing).

Here they come—faster additive manufacturing systems

Leslie's Blog

Additive manufacturing (AM) machines and 3D printers have a reputation for being slower than users desire when it comes to building a part. Speed depends on part design, material, and the selected additive build process.

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

The Formnext Start-up Challenge: Recognizing and Supporting Innovative Start-Ups in Additive Manufacturing

Additive Manufacturing

Whether it be through new 3D printers, innovative materials, or intelligent software solutions; the novel and sustainable business ideas of innovative, young companies are shaking up the additive manufacturing (AM) market. Formnext shows the future of innovative manufacturing.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Henkel and TerraCycle accelerate recycling processes for additive manufacturing

3D Printing Industry

Henkel, a German chemical manufacturing enterprise, has partnered with TerraCycle to offer eco-friendly packaging through its Adhesive Recycling Program to its additive manufacturing customers.

Liquid metals show promise in speeding additive manufacturing

Leslie's Blog

The task of removing support structures for metal 3D printed / additively manufactured parts has always been a challenge. Now, new research indicates that metal additive designs can still include support without all the hassle of post processing.

The Changing Landscape of Additive Manufacturing Materials: Experts Weigh In

3DPrint.com

Today in Youngstown, Ohio, a solid agenda of additive manufacturing industry experts are gathered to discuss the changing landscape of materials used in 3D printing. Part of SME‘s Smart. View the entire article via our website.

Evolving Materials to Move Additive Manufacturing Forward

Stratasys Blog for a 3D World

Three-dimensional printing—particularly when it comes to materials used for the job–has seen its own evolution since the time of our founder’s printed frog. Users today can choose from a variety of printing materials to suit their unique needs. Many Materials at Once.

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.

SME’s Additive Manufacturing Seminar Series Will Be Co-Located at EASTEC

Additive Manufacturing

EASTEC is one of four regional manufacturing trade shows, produced by SME and AMT , in support of industries such as aerospace, medical devices, automotive, industrial equipment and defense on the east coast. Now in its 35th year, this year’s EASTEC will showcase foundational manufacturing to breakthrough technologies associated with artificial intelligence, additive manufacturing, robotics, automation, and Big Data. About Additive Manufacturing Seminar Series.

Inside Materials Solutions’ Additive Manufacturing Facility

Fabbaloo

Materials Solutions’ new additive manufacturing facility in Worcester, UK [Image: Fabbaloo]. Read the whole entry. » » tour

SOLIDWORKS and Additive Manufacturing are a Pairing for Perfection

Javelin Tech Tips

While there were several pod storage options from the machine’s manufacturer and various other vendors, none of them exactly suited our needs. Luckily, we had an office full of SOLIDWORKS design experts and the most robust additive manufacturing lab in Western Canada at our disposal!

Applying integrated computational materials engineering to additive manufacturing

3D Printing Industry

Integrated computational materials engineering (ICME) is an emerging digital field seeking to improve the way things are designed and manufactured. Under PRISM2 (The Partnership for Research in Simulation of Manufacturing and Materials) the University of Birmingham is applying ICME to additive manufacturing and other processes.

ANSYS and Granta Design Collaborate to Empower Additive Manufacturing

Additive Manufacturing

Combination of simulation and materials information management provides vital insights to reduce trial and error. Accurate, reliable, and traceable materials information is crucial for additive manufacturing.