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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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.

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.

SOLIDWORKS and Additive Manufacturing are a Pairing for Perfection

Javelin Tech Tips

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.

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).

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.

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.

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.

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.

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).

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.

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.

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.

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?

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.

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.,

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.

Sigma Labs Wins Test and Evaluation Program Contract to Accelerate Adoption of In-Process Quality Assurance (IPQA®) for Additive Manufacturing Serial Production

Additive Manufacturing

NASDAQ: SGLB) (“Sigma Labs” or the “Company”), a provider of quality assurance software under the PrintRite3D® brand, has been awarded a Test and Evaluation Program contract with a leading global materials and service provider in additive manufacturing (AM).

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.

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.

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.

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 process starts with a 3D model that is designed in the user’s native CAD program.

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.

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.

Learn More About the Additive Manufacturing Symposium at SOLIDWORKS World

The Solidworks Blog

If you are there on the Monday, February 5th, and you are interested in Additive Manufacturing (AM), make sure you check out the Additive Manufacturing Symposium. The Additive Manufacturing Symposium kicks off at 10.30am after the first day’s general session.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

Cooperation Between Ampower and Simufact Engineering Provides New Access to the Simulation of Additive Manufacturing Processes

Additive Manufacturing

Hamburg, Germany, July 10, 2018 -The software company Simufact Engineering , an MSC Software company, and the consulting firm Ampower work together in the field of simulation for metal-based additive manufacturing. Featured News Additive Manufacturing AM Ampower Dr.-Ing.

HiETA Technologies chooses Simufact Additive for the Simulation of Metal Additive Manufacturing Processes

Additive Manufacturing

UK-based HiETA Technologies Ltd is a product design, development and production company exploiting the technology of Additive Manufacturing (AM). Additively manufactured heat exchanger (Photo courtesy of HiETA Technologies Ltd).

Product life extension through additive manufacturing

Capturing the Value

Bit by Bit researchers have submitted an article in response to a call for papers from the Journal of Industrial Ecology on the environmental dimensions of additive manufacturing and 3D printing. The article, Product life extension through additive manufacturing: The business model implications , is co-authored by Mélanie Despeisse and Simon Ford from the Bit by Bit project, and by Anna Viljakainen from the VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland.

Additive Manufactured Parts From ITAMCO Outperform 17-4 PH Stainless Steel

Additive Manufacturing

Plymouth, Indiana, January 30, 2018 — ITAMCO ( Indiana Technology and Manufacturing Companies ) has additively printed parts made with EOS 17-4 PH IndustryLine metal powder that outperformed 17-4 PH Stainless Steel in tensile strength in a recent research project.

EOS – Simulation Advances Industrial Additive Manufacturing

Additive Manufacturing

EOS and Additive Works present Amphyon software for simulation aided additive manufacturing / decreased development costs and increased part quality. Krailling, June 28, 2018 – EOS , the world’s leading technology supplier in the field of industrial 3D printing of metals and polymers, and German start-up Additive Works are happy to announce their close collaboration to enhance the additive manufacturing (AM) process with metal materials.

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