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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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).

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.

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.

What’s the difference between 3D printing and Additive Manufacturing?

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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.

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.

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!

Airbus & Farsoon Technologies in Collaboration to Develop High-Performance Polymers for Additive Manufacturing

3DPrint.com

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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.

Inside Materials Solutions’ Additive Manufacturing Facility

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Metal Powder Industries Federation publishes standards for additive manufacturing

3D Printing Industry

The worldwide Metal Powder Industries Federation (MPIF) has published A Collection of Powder Characterization Standards for Metal Additive Manufacturing. A compilation of nine existing test methods relating to metallic powdered feedstock, the document is intended to help “clarify the technology as an aid in conducting business” for designers and manufacturers.

Additive manufacturing turns design efficiency on its head

Leslie's Blog

Tyler Reid, Manufacturing Application Manager, GoEngineer. Engineers are normally introduced to the concept of design for manufacture (DFM) while in school. But the reality is that the majority of engineers don’t actually learn how to design for manufacture until they are on the job. Additive manufacturing, however, turns this scenario completely around by encouraging part complexity: pockets and holes suddenly become time-savers!

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.

Trends in metal additive manufacturing

Leslie's Blog

Interest in metal additive manufacturing (AM) continues to grow. Metal AM users are finding more variations in materials and processes as companies develop new ways to build with metal powder. According to the latest study from SmarTech Markets Publishing, the market for additive manufacturing (AM) of metal powders will generate revenues of around $1.2 3D Printers Additive Manufacturing Industries Leslie's blog Materials Rapid MFG Rapid Prototyping

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Call to increase number of women at additive manufacturing conferences

3D Printing Industry

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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