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.

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.

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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.

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.

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

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).

Summing up Additive Manufacturing in 2018

3D Printing Industry

There is no unifying metric for quantifying growth, or technological progress, in additive manufacturing. In 2018, there were numerous announcements across materials, hardware, and design software for additive manufacturing. The best alternative is to look at trends and data to give us insights into the near future. Collectively, some major themes are apparent from the […]. Insights 3DGence AON3D Dynamical Tools Evonik Roboze SABIC Sinterit Solvay

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).

Call to increase number of women at additive manufacturing conferences

3D Printing Industry

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Materials Solutions pilot serial additive manufacturing with EOS

3D Printing Industry

Materials Solutions, a Siemens business, will become a pilot customer for the EOS M 300-4 metal additive manufacturing system. 3D Printing Industry is visiting Materials Solutions in Worcester today to learn more about how the four laser EOS M 300-4 will be used for serial additive manufacturing. Applications EOS Markus Glasser Markus Seibold Materials Solutions Siemens

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Inside Materials Solutions’ Additive Manufacturing Facility

Fabbaloo

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

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.

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. PST), a producer of specialty alloy-based powders, to develop and qualify process parameters for its materials.

Is Additive Manufacturing the future of construction?

3D Perspectives

Additive manufacturing (AM) – commonly called 3D printing – may hold the key. AM offers many benefits to traditional construction: a high level of creativity and flexibility, less material waste, a lower carbon footprint and lighter and sturdier structures.

Cevotec to corner composite materials market with additive manufacturing

3D Printing Industry

Cevotec, a fiber composite engineering firm headquartered in Munich, has signed a distribution partnership with Manufacturer’s Representation Firm Composite Automation, LLC. Under the terms of the agreement, Composite Automation, LLC will become the official representative for Cevotec’s unique Fiber Patch Placement (FPP) additive manufacturing technology across the US, Canada and Mexico.

Research institutions collaborate with Local Motors for big area additive manufacturing of composite materials

3D Printing Industry

The Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI) in Knoxville, Tennessee, has announced a Big Area Additive Manufacturing (BAAM) project with Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and 3D.

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.

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.

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.

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.

ASTM International Additive Manufacturing Center of Excellence to Host First Workshop

Additive Manufacturing

16, 2019 — The ASTM International Additive Manufacturing Center of Excellence will host its first workshop on Monday, March 25 at the Auburn Marriott Opelika Resort & Spa at Grand National in Alabama, USA. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa.,

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.

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.

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’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

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.

Senvol granted $100k to ease additive manufacturing materials characterization

3D Printing Industry

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has awarded Senvol, the largest online database of 3D printing systems and materials, a total sum of $99,946 for a project applying data analysis to additive manufacturing processes. The end goal of the project is to develop a tool that will increase the adoption rate of additive […]. Materials National Institute of Standards and Technology NIST Senvol Yan LuThe U.S.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 […].

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.

Optomec Partners with Phillips Federal to Bring Metal Additive Manufacturing Repair Solutions to U.S. Government Agencies

Additive Manufacturing

Albuquerque, New Mexico – 16 January 2019 — Optomec , a global leader in production-grade additive manufacturing solutions today announced that it has signed a partnership agreement with Phillips Federal.

SME’s Smart Manufacturing Seminar Series – Highlighting Additive Manufacturing (AM) Materials

Additive Manufacturing

SME ’s Smart Manufacturing Series will feature its second in a series of additive manufacturing (AM) seminars titled ‘ Additive Manufacturing Materials’ , August 9 , 2018 , Knoxville , Tennessee. Additive Manufacturing Materials.

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.

Brightlands Materials Center Kicks Off Unique Project Developing Innovative Materials for Additive Manufacturing and 4D Printing

Additive Manufacturing

Geleen – (June 2018) – Brightlands Materials Center and partners DSM , Xilloc Medical , Eindhoven University of Technology , University of Maastricht and NWO have started a unique four years project to progress new polymeric materials for use in additive manufacturing and 4D printing.

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