VELO3D Develops Process for 3D Printing Aluminum F357 on Sapphire Systems

California-headquartered digital manufacturing company VELO3D, which recently raised $28 million in a Series D funding round, just announced that it has developed a process for 3D printing parts out. 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Metal 3D Printing 3d print aluminum 3d printed aluminum 3D printing aluminum aluminum aluminum 3d printing aluminum alloy casting F357 aluminum heat exchangers PWR Sapphire® 3D metal printers SupportFree velo3d

Sintavia Develops New Process for 3D Printing Aluminum Alloys

3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Metal 3D Printing 3D printing aluminum aluminum aluminum 3d printing aluminum 3D printing materials aluminum alloy aluminum powder F357 aluminum ISO ISO 17025 iso certification iso standards SintaviaIn 2015, a new company arrived in the additive manufacturing industry. Sintavia, based in Florida, entered the market as a specialist in metal 3D printing technology, just as metal 3D printing was.

Lost PLA Aluminum Casting Based on 3D Printed Pattern

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YouTuber "myfordboy" posted a video of the entire lost PLA aluminum casting process. aluminum casting lost pla casting metal castingVery educational. Stay safe kids!

Equispheres’ Aluminum Alloy Powders Can Be Used in Binder Jet 3D Printing Process

3D Printing Metal 3D Printing 3D metal powder 3d printed automotive applications 3d printing metal powder aluminum alloy binder jet printing Equispheres McGill University metal binder jetting metal powder sintering testingLast summer, Lockheed Martin invested $5 million, under the Industrial Regional Benefits (IRB) and Industrial Technological Benefits (ITB) Policy, in Canadian materials science company Equispheres. View the entire article via our website.

HRL 3D Printing High-strength Aluminum

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HRL made a major breakthrough in metal additive manufacturing by developing a process enabling 3d printing of non-weldable metals like aluminum. Sept 20, 2017 — HRL Laboratories, LLC, has made a breakthrough in metallurgy, developing a technique for successfully 3D printing high-strength aluminum alloys — including types Al7075 and Al6061 — that opens the door to additive manufacturing of engineering-relevant alloys.

How 3D Printing in Aluminum Really Works


We’d like to give you an insight into how 3D printing in Aluminum really works. To print your 3D model in Aluminum, we use Direct Metal Laser Sintering technology (or DMLS). This is done layer-by-layer, with the machine distributing a new layer of metal (in this case, Aluminum) powder after one layer has been sintered. It’s important to note that support structure is necessary when 3D printing in Aluminum. The Material: 3D-Printed Aluminum.

Aluminum Profiles DIY 3D Printer by Thomas Workshop

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It is fully made from common aluminum profiles and Thomas did put some effort to document and present his work process. aluminum instructables large printer new diy 3d printer tutorialI always like to see new 3D printer designs and builds by different people. Recently I found this larger volume (40cm3) machine by "Thomas Workshop" on Instructables. Test prints look good and the frame seems sturdy.

RAM Metal 3D Printing Process Receives Patents in Multiple Countries

3D Printing 3D Printing Materials aluminum alloy Aluminum alloy Aluminum 6061 Elementum 3D Laser powder bed fusion (LPBF) metal additive manufacturing patents ram reactive additive manufacturingMetal 3D printing materials developer and supplier Elementum 3D, founded in 2014 by Dr. Jacob Nuechterlein, works to expand the selection of metal materials for additive manufacturing (AM) through. View the entire article via our website.

Using home microwave for lost PLA 3d printed aluminum parts

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Lost PLA is method used to produce cement molds for metal casting and it is used mostly with molten aluminum. Entire process is usually done with a propane gas powered kiln or smelter, and this project used home microwave oven. The process is simple but you will need to take safety seriously. A second microwave with a top emitter is used to melt aluminum, which is then poured into the prepared mold.

Aluminum CNC Machine: Benefits and Possible Alternatives

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For CNC machining projects, aluminum is one of the most popular material choices due to its desirable physical properties. These benefits have made aluminum parts common across all industries, though they are particularly favored in the automotive, aerospace, healthcare and consumer electronics spheres. Aluminum also offers specific advantages that simplify and improve the process of CNC machining. Benefits of aluminum CNC machining. Aluminum. Aluminum.

Aluminum CNC Machine: Benefits and Possible Alternatives

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For CNC machining projects, aluminum is one of the most popular material choices due to its desirable physical properties. These benefits have made aluminum parts common across all industries, though they are particularly favored in the automotive, aerospace, healthcare and consumer electronics spheres. Aluminum also offers specific advantages that simplify and improve the process of CNC machining. Benefits of aluminum CNC machining. Aluminum. Aluminum.

Aluminum Price Drop: 3D Printed Aluminum Just Got Cheaper!


After announcing a steep titanium price drop in 2016, this year also comes with good news: our aluminum prices just dropped! In order to give every designer, artist, tinkerer and creative mind access to this cutting-edge 3D printing process, we are happy to announce that aluminum prices for our 3D printing service have dropped… significantly. Looking at our order history we can say that– on average – our customers will save 24% on their aluminum prints from now on.

Performance 3-d Offers New 3D Printing Nozzles in Aluminum & Tool Steel

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While many may joke about the slow speed of some 3D printing processes, the speed with which new products are hitting the 3D printing marketplace on a daily basis is undeniably rapid, and at times, somewhat head-spinning. With that in mind, they are now also offering high-heat transfer aluminum and tool steel, which they promise is “tough as nails.” The innovative process allows for less friction, reduces extrusion stress, eliminates sticking and clogging, and reduces curling.

Five Ways to Improve Aluminum Die Casting Part Quality

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Recognized for being incredibly lightweight and durable, aluminum is one of the most popular materials used in the production of functional parts and prototypes. Since this particular metal has such a high melting point, the optimal way to cast aluminum parts is by utilizing the aluminum die casting process. This metal casting process that forces molten metal into a mold cavity under high pressure. Selecting the Right Aluminum Alloy.

How 3D Printing in Aluminum Really Works


A month ago, we informed you about our amazing increase in aluminum 3D printing size. Now it’s time to give you an insight on how 3D printing in Aluminum really works. To print your 3D model in aluminum, we use Direct Metal Laser Sintering technology (or DMLS). This is done layer by layer, with the machine distributing a new layer of metal (in this case, aluminum) powder after one layer has been sintered. The Material: 3D-Printed Aluminum.

DIY 3D Printing: Rat Rig produces first European aluminum V-slot.

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Rat Rig produces first European aluminum V-slot linear rail. They just announced that they are now first manufacturer of aluminum linear v-slot rails. Click here for more posts in category: aluminum , europe , portugal , rail , v-slot. Rat Rig produces first European aluminum V-slot li. How to remove support material from complex 3d printed part - video of the process. DIY 3D Printing. Manufacturing revolution on your desktop. Pages. My projects.

The Entire Process of Mold Making

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Plastic injection molds are usually made from toughened or pre-hardened steel, aluminum, or copper alloy. This process involves block molds, blanket molds, glove molds, poured molds, and more. The process of using molds-.

Rapid Tooling Process for Various Industrial Applications

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In the process of Rapid Tooling, either Rapid Prototyping (RP) technique can be used to create a mold rapidly or the Rapid Prototyping process can be used to fabricate a tool for a limited volume of prototypes. This process consumes less time and cost than a conventional tool.

AP&C to Offer Aluminum Alloy F357 Powder From April 2019

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Frankfurt, Germany/ Saint-Eustache, Canada, November 13, 2018 – AP&C – a GE Additive company – has announced that it will begin production of aluminum alloy F357 powder in Q1 2019 with customer deliveries expected from April 2019. Aluminum alloy F357 powder will be produced using AP&C’s proprietary Advanced Plasma Atomization (APA™) at its recently expanded facility in Saint-Eustache, Canada. It’s great to add aluminum F357 to our portfolio.

Strong, Yet Light: Introducing Aluminum

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When you think about Aluminum, what comes to mind? Or maybe you think of everyday household items like Aluminum foil or soda cans. Today we welcome Aluminum to our materials portfolio – it’s the perfect material for tools, drone parts and gadgets and is incredibly unique in the way it is made and how it can be used. Our 3D printed Aluminum has: The highest strength to weight ratio of all our materials. Huge sheets that are turned into car and machine parts?

Gear Up With 3D Printed Aluminum


After offering 3D printing in steel, titanium and even wood, we are now excited to announce the official trial of a new 3D printed metal that is perfect for strong & light parts: 3D printed aluminum. Introducing 3D Printed Aluminum. Today, for the first time ever, you have the chance to get your design 3D printed in aluminum right here at ! 3D printed aluminum is known to be great for producing strong, light and precise end-use metal parts.

The Most Important 3D Printing Technologies & Materials You Need to Know


After the printing process, the model is put into a bath with special soap. The starting process of this technology is quite similar to Laser Sintering: a roller puts a thin layer of powder on a platform. This process is then repeated over and over again until your model is complete. Since your model was only ‘glued’ together, some post-processing is necessary with this 3D printing technology. The exact post-processing steps heavily depend on the material.

German Researchers Develop Eco-Friendly Additive Manufacturing Process That Offers Corrosion and Wear Protection

Just like boats need to be protected from rust, components need to be protected against wear and corrosion. There are special products you can apply to a boat to keep it rust-free, and you should. View the entire article via our website.

Collaborative NextGenAM Project Aims to Speed Up Automation of the Industrial 3D Printing Process

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Aluminum & Steel 3D Printer Filaments On Their Way — Sinterhard Launches Kickstarter Campaign

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With a campaign just launched on Kickstarter in hopes of raising $15K by May 6th, this group of highly educated and experienced folks is working to gain support for their product, which offers ABS and PLA plastic filaments that are mixed with metal, in the form of either powdered 316 stainless steel or aluminum. From that point forward, the MIM and CIM processes are the same as envisioned for the 3D metal filament printer process.”. Mixing Powders with Thermoplastic.

Ongoing Betatype and Safran Collaboration Results in Reduced Weight & Build Time for 3D Printed Electrical Generator Housing

3D Printing Metal 3D Printing 3d print housing 3D printed electrical generator housing 3D printing aluminum aircraft aluminum Betatype case study collaboration lattice structure partnership power generation process control proof of concept safran Safran Electrical and PowerLondon-based 3D printing consultancy company Betatype, founded in 2012, knows a little something about optimizing metal 3D printing applications in order to create functional components for customers.

Additive Manufacturing Research: Experts at Oerlikon, Linde and TU Munich to Develop high-Strength Lightweight Aluminum-Based Alloy

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The partners aim to develop new high-strength, lightweight aluminum-based alloys that can serve the safety and weight reduction needs of the aerospace and automotive industries. Producing the optimum aluminum alloy with a high content of lightweight elements like magnesium through an AM process requires a deep understanding of chemistry, thermo- and fluid dynamics. The process takes place in a well-defined shielding gas atmosphere.

List of Manufacturing Processes

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The products that we see and use every day go through highly complex manufacturing processes. These manufacturing processes require people with a wide range of skills and knowledge. Different products call for different types of manufacturing processes. Each manufacturing process has its advantages and disadvantages. Understanding the various processes is important to match manufacturing requirements with the latest developments and technologies.

Things You Should Know About Aluminum Extruded Medical…

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“Things You Should Know About Aluminum Extruded Medical Components” By Mark Shortt, Design-2-Part Magazine. Corrosion and chemical resistance, high strength-to-weight ratio, and the ability to incorporate features—like a snap-fit hinge—that facilitate easier assembly of components are a few of the benefits that medical device manufacturers can achieve with extruded aluminum parts. . Aluminum also is about one-third as heavy as steel, helping minimize overall load weight.

Materialise’s Aluminum Printing Makes Its Debut at Rapid Pro 2015


Now we can do this in even more ways by adding aluminum printing to our industrial repertoire – which was announced by Materialise CEO Fried Vancraen during the event. At RapidPro, we had the chance to meet and speak to lots of people interested in aluminum printing and all the other possibilities of 3D Printing at Materialise. Lightweight Structures, Aluminum Printing and More at RapidPro Industrial.

Made in America – American Aluminum (NJ)

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American Aluminum, Inc. American Aluminum uses three distinct metal casting processes to meet the requirements of its Customers – sand casting, die casting and permanent mold casting. These three processes located in two facilities provide the Company with a great deal of flexibility and capability in the areas of finish, tolerances and geometry. Contact American Aluminum for all of your casting needs [link].

HRL Laboratories Figures Out How to 3D Print Unprintable Metals

Creating a new metal powder for 3D printing is a complex and delicate process that requires a great deal. 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Metal 3D Printing aluminum aluminum 3d printing aluminum alloy Citrine Informatics HRL Laboratories nanoparticles University of California Santa Barbara weldingDeveloping a new material for 3D printing isn’t easy – especially metal materials.

30 Years of Innovation: Bringing 3D Printing’s Benefits to Metal


3D printing for plastics was the blueprint for AM innovators to create Metal 3D Printing processes. Once the laser sintering technology was patented, users began to experiment with applying the process to various metals as well.

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3D Printing News Briefs: October 7, 2018

Siemens Corporate Technology is working on process simulation for additive manufacturing. 3D Printing Education Medical 3D Printing Metal 3D Printing 3d print heart model 3d printed bone repair 3d printed heart 3d printed orthopedics 3D printed surgical training materials 3D printed training models 3d printing processes 3D printing titanium aluminum 3d printing Biomodex Computational Fluid Dynamics Ironman race Medical Training multi-material orthopedics Sauber Siemens simulation trauma

Made in America – Cardinal Aluminum Co. (KY)

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Cardinal Aluminum Co. Cardinal Aluminum Co. You see, when you’re selecting an extruder of aluminum components, you should expect a lot more than just simple extrusions. Since 1946, Cardinal Aluminum has operated under one simple guiding philosophy: they take total responsibility for the end product, from die to delivery. is another preferred American supplier of contract manufacturing services you will find only at a Design-2-Part trade show at [link].

Designing Folding Bicycles using 3D Printed Aluminum: an interview with Mark Walker

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A month ago we launched our 3D printed Aluminum. I spoke with Mark to discuss the advantages of 3D printing with Shapeways and how Montague Bikes using our aluminum to prototype their unique bicycles that combine performance with compactness. What advantages do you see for using our new Aluminum? Most of the quality bicycles and accessories sold in our industry are made of aluminum. Since then we’ve seen some amazing products come into our factory.

3D Printing News Briefs: May 19, 2017

Happy Friday! In this week’s second edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, Metalysis joins an international alloy technology partnership and CRP USA is exhibiting its WINDFORM 3D printing. View the entire article via our website.

Introducing new pilots: Aluminum, Interlocking Metal and Black Nylon

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Today we are launching 3 new pilot materials available for testing: Interlocking Metal , Aluminum and Black Nylon 11. With the official introduction of Pilots, we are also opening up three brand new programs: Interlocking Metal: We are experimenting with the process and ability to make new, unique and complex designs in our most popular cast metals; Silver and Brass. Aluminum: This new material is a lightweight, strong, high tolerance metal capable of interlocking parts.

Pitt Engineers Receive $503,000 NSF Grant to Study How Aluminum Alloy Microstructures Form in Real Time

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Predicting microstructure formation during rapid non-equilibrium processing of engineering materials is a fundamental challenge of materials science. The data will assist in providing a stronger scientific underpinning for establishing relationships between the processing conditions, structure and properties of the alloys obtained by laser processing. “We By Swanson School of Engineering, University of Pittsburgh.

3D Printing: The Stories We Missed -- March 18, 2017

Sláinte! In this week’s St. Patrick’s Day edition of Stories We Missed, we’re talking about partnerships, 3D printing materials, and 3D printers themselves. Concept Laser and. View the entire article via our website.

Productivity Leaders – Development Collaboration of Honeywell and SLM Solutions Bears Fruits

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Honeywell and SLM Solutions achieve an important success in their development collaboration for the qualification of aluminum parts printed with high layer thicknesses. Featured News aluminum alloy F357 Benjamin Haas Honeywell SLM Solutions SLM®500 Selective Laser Melting Machine Sören Wiene

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3D Printing for the Injection Molding Process


Many designers utilize different simulation tools to ensure quality, but there is no substitute for being able to hold and touch a physical part, however tooling an aluminum mold for a small volume of parts can be rather expensive and take a fair amount of time to create. In the world of injection molding, the amount of challenges that mold makers and part designers face can be overwhelming.

Alcoa Invests $60M in New Facility Concentrating on 3D Printing, Unveils New Ampliforge Process

The world’s third largest producer of aluminum, Alcoa, has seemingly taken a keen liking to 3D printing. Back in November of last year it was reported that the company would be adopting the technology... View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Business 3d printing powders Alcoa alcoa 3d printing alcoa 3d printing materials Alcoa Ampliforge Alcoa Technical Center ampliforge