ASTM International, Boeing, Others Developing Additive Manufacturing Standard for Plastics

Additive Manufacturing

May 23, 2019 – ASTM International’s committee on additive manufacturing technologies ( F42 ) is developing a standard-guide for mechanical testing of additively manufactured plastics ( WK66029 ). CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa.,

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. –Jim Ruder, SVP, General Manager, Plastics.

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Bosch launches additive manufacturing startup Ceres iAM

3D Printing Industry

German multinational engineering and technology company Bosch has introduced a new subsidiary, Ceres iAM, a startup geared towards providing additively manufactured plastic parts in injection molding quality, specifically for small batch production.

How Additive Manufacturing Complements Conventional Plastics Production

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How Additive Manufacturing Complements Conventional Plastics Production

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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.

SOLIDWORKS Plastics SP1 New Features

The Solidworks Blog

SOLIDWORKS Plastics is a simulation tool that enables you to optimize plastic part designs for manufacturability. By using plastics simulation you can predict and avoid common injection molding defects before cutting steel. A Hands-On Experience with SOLIDWORKS Plastics.

PTI offers the hybrid Lumex Avance-25 for additive manufacturing needs

Leslie's Blog

One concern a number of engineers have about additive manufacturing and 3D printing is the finishing process. In the last year or two, a couple of hybrid machines that combine additive manufacturing and CNC machining have emerged in the market.

Design for Additive Manufacturing with SOLIDWORKS Simulation Topology Study

Javelin Tech Tips

Additive manufacturing is no longer a bleeding edge technology; this powerful method is being used across countless industries , for applications ranging from rapid prototyping to jigs/fixtures and production end-use parts.

Additive Manufacturing vs. Injection Molding: The Ultimate Showdown

Shapeways Blog

Research shows that the global market for additive manufacturing will reach $23.33 While the two techniques are similar in nature, additive manufacturing and injection molding are not synonyms. We’ll also reveal which one wins out as being the most effective way to meet robust manufacturing requirements. What is Additive Manufacturing? Then, the additive manufacturing machine reads this CAD data and begins the complex layering solution.

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.

Introducing 3DXpert for SOLIDWORKS – Your Direct Path from SOLIDWORKS to Additive Manufacturing

The Solidworks Blog

Last week at SOLIDWORKS World in Los Angeles, Suchit Jain, Vice President, Strategy and Business Development, Strategy and Community at SOLIDWORKS announced a new partnership with Additive Manufacturing giant, 3D Systems. Design for additive now at your fingertips.

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.

Additive Manufacturing (AM) Makes Christmas

Rapid Prototyping News UK

Our own experience not only spans that of creating production parts for BAE Systems and Formula 1 teams but we are regularly creating AM and 3D printed parts for short run plastics and modelling projects.

Working with plastics in 3D printing

Leslie's Blog

Plastics, whether in powder, filament, or pellet form, are one of the main material types used in 3D printing/ additive manufacturing (3DP/AM). For example, polypropylene and ABS can have higher tensile strength than traditional injection-molded plastics.

Additive manufacturing helps build a system than blends multiple solar technologies

Leslie's Blog

A debate is going on in the additive manufacturing and manufacturing world, with some proponents pushing for the elimination of traditional manufacturing methods (such as CNCs and injection molding) in favor of solely additive manufacturing.

UL Offers New Additive Manufacturing-Specific Blue Card for Plastics Certification

3DPrint.com

Safety and compliance company Underwriters Laboratories (UL) has done a lot of work with additive manufacturing, from setting up centers of excellence to researching emissions to offering training. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Blue Card industry certifications ul underwriters laboratories

First UK Additive Manufacturing PPAP Warranted part

Rapid Prototyping News UK

3T RPD has produced what it believes is the first ever Additive Manufacturing (AM) part to receive a PPAP (Production Part Approval Process) Warrant for fitting on to a UK manufactured production car.

The benefits of combining traditional and additive manufacturing

3D Printing Industry

Offering a mixture of traditional and additive manufacturing processes, the company has capabilities in 3D printing, CNC machining, sheet metal fabrication, metal die casting and plastic injection molding. 3D Systems On Demand is a service bureau fulfilling the needs of customers seeking prototyping and low-volume parts production.

Why Additive Manufacturing Works for the Aerospace Industry

3D Perspectives

The aerospace industry is leading innovation in additive manufacturing on several fronts, including applications, materials, processes and design. AM originally was used to make plastic models and prototypes for basic form and fitting applications, but not for functional testing.

Trends in Additive Manufacturing for end-use production with ARBURG

3D Printing Industry

3D Printing Industry is taking an in depth look at how additive manufacturing is moving to production. This article is part of a series examining Trends in Additive Manufacturing for End-Use Production. Martin Neff is Head of Plastic Freeforming at […]. Insights APF ARBURG Freeformer Martin Neff Trends in Additive Manufacturing for End-Use Production

A look at additive manufacturing on display at IMTS

Leslie's Blog

It’s great to see such a strong presence of additive manufacturing (AM) coming to the IMTS at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL, show next week. Representatives will be showcasing how its technology is localizing flexible manufacturing, and compressing re-tooling and production cycles. “In

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.

2017 Additive Manufacturing Users Group (AMUG) Speaker Preview

Stratasys

For nearly 30 years, the Additive Manufacturing Users Group (AMUG) has dedicated itself to the education and progression of additive manufacturing’s uses and applications. Andrew Carter, Process and Manufacturing Engineer.

Key 3D printing industry insights offered by Additive Manufacturing Research (AMR)

3D Printing Industry

New York based Additive Manufacturing Research (AMR) are now offering analytical insights into the top 3D printing industries on a consultancy basis. Industry Insights 3D Printing additive manufacturing research AMR forecasting insights medicine metals plasticsIndustries currently within.

How Additive Manufacturing is Improving the Aerospace Industry

3E Rapid Prototyping

From the earliest days of additive manufacturing, providers of 3D printing hardware and materials have identified the aerospace industry as an important target for their products.

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. We started the 3T journey with plastic parts and then we worked closely together to build the Aluminium arm mount.

Additive Manufacturing – from trial and error to a true revolution

Leslie's Blog

We are witnesses of an interesting movement, the 3D Printing, or Additive Manufacturing (AM) process of building new things. Around the globe, I see companies taking their best people and put them into a new focus area of additive manufacturing. It is hard to pass a week without another press release about 3D Printing and the revolution that it will cause in manufacturing. Is it a CAD designer who will learn a lot of new skills in simulation and manufacturing?

German RepRap Introduces New Polyurethane Material, Developed with ebalta Kunststoff for Liquid Additive Manufacturing Process

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3D Printing 3D Printing Materials 3D printing liquid materials 3d printing material 3D printing plastic 3d printing processes ebalta Kunststoff Gmbh Formnext Frankfurt 2016 german reprap germany LAM Liquid Additive Manufacturing liquid plastic liquid printing polyurethaneTypically when we hear about polyurethane (PU) material, it’s being utilized as a foam for things like mattresses, upholstery, insulation, or even mixed with shaving cream to 3D print a statue.

Waterproof Plastic: Smoothing Beautifier finish for 3D printed plastic parts

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Do you want to 3D print something in plastic, but you w […]. The post Waterproof Plastic: Smoothing Beautifier finish for 3D printed plastic parts appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo.

DSM Sharpens Focus on Additive Manufacturing

Additive Manufacturing

13 Nov 2017 – Royal DSM , a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and materials, today announces a new approach for its additive manufacturing (AM) activities. Taking AM into the industrial manufacturing mainstream. “AM

Additive Manufacturing is Bending the Rules

3D Innovations

Additive manufacturing (commonly referred to as 3D printing) technology is altering the business landscape and changing the way products are made. Before additive manufacturing was available to the masses, designing, prototyping and manufacturing a product took time and was considerably expensive—the cost prohibitive nature of the product development process left many startups in the dust.

Agricultural Applications For Additive Manufacturing With GVL

3D Printing Industry

Back in 1992 Lichfield Minnesota-based GVL Poly introduced metal-to-plastic conversion of poly snouts when a local farmer, the company’s founder, made the decision to increase the width of high crop rows. By Shane Taylor.

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.

How Additive Manufacturing is Improving the Aerospace Industry

3E Rapid Prototyping

From the earliest days of additive manufacturing, providers of 3D printing hardware and materials have identified the aerospace industry as an important target for their products. Unfortunately, that doesn’t mean that aerospace has adopted additive manufacturing faster than other industries. It is therefore much easier to implement additive manufacturing in low-risk industries where fewer lives are at stake.

Discounted Rates Still Available for Additive Manufacturing Strategies Summit on Medical and Dental 3D Printing

3DPrint.com

By now, most people are at least marginally familiar with 3D printing – they’ve heard of it, and they know that it’s doing more important things than just churning out plastic. Featured Stories 3d bioprinting 3d printed implants 3d printed prosthetics 3d printing and surgical planning 3d printing event 3DHeals Additive Manufacturing Strategies bioprinting Carbon dental 3d printing Handsmith Lyman Connor materialise medical 3d printing

Terminology: 3D Printing or Additive Manufacturing?

3D Printing for Business 101

What is the difference between the terms “3D printing” and “additive manufacturing”? All 3D printers use some method of an additive process to create a part from a digital file. Therefore, all 3D printers provide additive manufacturing.