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’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.

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.

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 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

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Manufacturers stand at a crossroads of two competing visions. They can either continue with traditional factory processes or they can embrace the challenge of Industry 4.0 For those who embrace digital, the industrialization of additive manufacturing (AM) is key.

Caterpillar & Argonne National Laboratory Using Additive Manufacturing to Improve Fuel Efficiency of Diesel Engines

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Additive manufacturing will play a significant role in a major project gearing up between Caterpillar and US Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory to explore better efficiency and. 3D Printing 3d printing research additive manufacturing Argonne National Laboratory caterpillar Industrial AM processes

Renishaw – Enhancing the Additive Manufacturing Process Chain

Additive Manufacturing

The design freedom provided by additive manufacturing (AM) or ‘3D printing’ technology is an important enabler in cutting-edge product innovation. There is no need to export data files to an external system for additional post-processing. By Renishaw | Case Studies.

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

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.

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.

A3DM and GPA Innova collaborate to advance post-processing for metal additive manufacturing

3D Printing Industry

Vermont-based metal additive manufacturing company A3DM Technologies, and Spanish advanced technology firm GPA Innova, have announced a partnership to advance the post-processing of metal parts produced by additive manufacturing. Research A3DM Technologies Advancing Additive Manufacturing Post-Processing Techniques DryLyte electropolishing GPA Innova Patrick Sage post-processing Steven Adler

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.

Nanofabrica commercializes micron resolution additive manufacturing technology

3D Printing Industry

Nanofabrica, a Tel Aviv-based developer of precision additive manufacturing technologies, has launched its micron-level resolution industrial 3D printers, the Workshop System and the Industrial System. Both platforms integrate the company’s patented process which is based on a Digital Light Processing (DLP) engine, and Adaptive Optics (AO), a technology used to improve image distortions in optical devices such as telescopes.

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).

Sciaky’s Electron Beam Additive Manufacturing (EBAM®) Process Achieves Qualification for Huge Satellite Fuel Tanks

Additive Manufacturing

The 46-inch titanium fuel tank domes, produced with Sciaky’s industry-leading metal 3D printing technology by Lockheed Martin Space, will be the largest additively manufactured parts in space. Part manufactured with Sciaky’s EBAM technology.

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 – Productivity Without Compromise

Additive Manufacturing

Global engineering company Renishaw returns to formnext in 2018 to showcase that it is possible to increase additive manufacturing (AM) productivity without compromising on quality. Additive manufacturing has opened up new product design opportunities for a range of industries.

America Makes Announces Awardees of Directed Project Opportunity on Advancing Additive Manufacturing Post-Processing Techniques

Additive Manufacturing

Goal is to Improve Process Control for Qualifying Complex Parts and Reduce Costs. Driven by the National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining ( NCDMM ), America Makes and AFRL awarded $1.6M Awardee #2: ASTM International Additive Manufacturing Center of Excellence (AM CoE).

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.

CERN’s Additive Manufacturing Workshop Chooses Simufact Additive for the Simulation of Metal Additive Manufacturing Processes

Additive Manufacturing

With only 15 months after market launch, Simufact has built up a broad user base for Simufact Additive with more than 60 customers that include more than 20 customers in academic research and other customers from the aerospace, automotive, medical technology, and AM services industries.

BAE Systems Air Selects Simufact Additive for the Simulation of Metal Additive Manufacturing Processes

Additive Manufacturing

Hamburg, Germany, January 31, 2019 – BAE Systems Air , a multinational defense, security, and aerospace company, has chosen MSC´s Simufact Additive software for the simulation of metal AM components after a long assessment of all the major AM simulation tools.

SOLIDWORKS and Additive Manufacturing are a Pairing for Perfection

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Maybe you can find something close enough to get the job done, or maybe you can hack several options together, but this can often be a time consuming, trial and error process. Designing to reduce Additive Material. Contact us about SOLIDWORKS or Additive Manufacturing.

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. This process must be highly accurate to produce a functional part.

Laser Institute’s LAM Workshop Explores State of the Art in Additive Manufacturing

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Lasers are an integral part of many 3D Printing processes, making it a natural fit that the Laser Institute of America [LIA] annually produces the Laser Additive Manufacturing [LAM] Workshop. Keynote Describes How GE Is Moving Additive to the Mainstream.

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.

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. The automated process also limits the risk of human error and related build crashes.

Is Additive Manufacturing the future of construction?

3D Perspectives

Additive manufacturing (AM) – commonly called 3D printing – may hold the key. The group founded XTreeE to revolutionize the construction process with AM. Twitter: @DS_Alyssa The post Is Additive Manufacturing the future of construction?

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.

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.

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.

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.

AFRL Researchers Push Limits in High-Temperature, Polymer Additive Manufacturing

Additive Manufacturing

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – March 20, 2018 – Researchers at the Air Force Research Laboratory’s Materials and Manufacturing Directorate are “turning up the heat” in the field of polymer additive manufacturing.

PyroGenesis Signs NDA with Rolls-Royce for Additive Manufacturing Powders

3DPrint.com

Over the last few years, industry leader Rolls-Royce plc, which manufactures high performance power systems, has utilized 3D printing technology in its processes numerous times, for applications like. View the entire article via our website.

Rize Additive Manufacturing Helps Soldiers Get Parts Faster; Builds Trust into Critical Parts

Additive Manufacturing

This effort led ARDEC to expand into additive manufacturing, specifically, to identify the types of materials that can be used in AM equipment to meet the needs of the US Army. Rapid fabrication via additive manufacturing on the battlefield at Camp Fuji (Photo courtesy of Rize Inc.).