3D Printing Metal End-use Part Applications


3D Printing Sponsored 3D direct metal printing 3dhubs Binder Jet Additive Manufacturing binder jet printing binder jetting 3d printer direct metal laser melting Direct Metal Laser Sintering DMLS fdm laser sintering material extrusionThis article describes the ideal use-cases for each process & comparison with other solutions to help you identify opportunities using 3D Hubs in your organization for metal 3d printing.

Material advances in metal 3D printing

Leslie's Blog

Materials have always been key to 3D printing success. But metal materials are enabling new designs as well as new mechanical properties. This year, it was materials. Recently, it used LaserCUSING systems from Concept Laser to make metal QTD insert drill bits.

Additive manufacturing technology moves into production

Leslie's Blog

–Concept Laser offers one of the largest build areas for laser melting: 31.5 with either a single or dual 1 kW laser in its X-line 1000R and 2000R additive machines. Is 3D printing /Additive manufacturing shifting out of prototyping?

Improving Plant Efficiency with 3D Printed Production Aids

Shapeways Blog

It can be made from lighter materials but still offer comparable strength and durability. Alternatively, the tools can be topology optimized to reduce weight and material usage. Selective Laser Sintering (SLS) is a powder-bed fusion technology. Binder Jetting.

Additive Manufacturing, 3D Printing and Subtractive Manufacturing: What’s the Difference?

The Solidworks Blog

The Robot Bike is a high-end custom endurance bike that was designed in SOLIDWORKS and printed on a Selective Laser Melting machine. Each layer is joined to the last by way of a binder, melting or curing.

Pitt and General Carbide Partner to Improve Tungsten Carbide Parts via Additive Manufacturing

Additive Manufacturing

Although its use in additive manufacturing (AM), or 3D printing, would seem ideal, tungsten carbide is susceptible to fractures and breakage when exposed to the extreme laser melting process used in printing metals. By Paul Kovach | University of Pittsburgh | Swanson Engineering.

3Diligent’s New 2019 State of Metal 3D Printing Report Documents Growth of Metal 3D Printing and New Processes

Additive Manufacturing

The 24-page report also provides a summary of the various existing and emerging metal 3D Printing processes, including tradeoffs and applications for each, including: Powder Bed Fusion – Laser Melting and Electron Beam Melting. Material Jetting.

Key Considerations for Weighing the Purchase of a 3D Printer

3D Printing Review

If you need metal prints, there are powder bed, blown powder, binder jetting, and hybrid 3DP/CNC options to consider. Clockwise, starting with robot: SLS, DLP, FDM, PolyJet, Stereolithography, Selective Laser Melting/DMLS, Electron Beam Melting.

All The 3D Print That’s Fit to Pitt: New Additive Technology Center Opens Near Steel Town

Additive Manufacturing

Everything seems to be white: the walls, the gleaming floors, even the noise from rows of laser-powered 3D printers near the entrance, quietly making everything from jet engine blades to oil valves. The laser power ranges from 400 watts to 1 kilowatt, enough to burn a hole in a wall. “It’s