NRC Canada Partnering with Polycontrols to Scale Up Cold Spray Additive Manufacturing

Last year, we learned that Jean-Michel Lamarre and Fabrice Bernier of the National Research Council (NRC) of Canada had started fabricating electric motor magnets using a process called cold spray. 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials 3D printed magnets 3d printing facility Canada cold spray additive manufacturing cold spray technology CSAM metal additive manufacturing metal powder 3d printing National Research Council of Canada partnership Polycontrols

NRC Canada and AP&C develop new method of metal powder analysis

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The National Research Council of Canada (NRC) and GE Additive spherical powder specialist AP&C have developed a method for anaylzing metal additive powders. Currently validated for use titanium the method is capable of detecting particle contamination, and assessing the properties of a material to avoid potentially critical faults in 3D printed parts for medicine and […].

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Music to Our Ears: Winner of Canada's 3D Printed Musical Instrument Challenge Announced

And as materials have progressed over. 3D Design 3D Printing 3d print music 3d printed ergonomics 3d printed instruments 3d printed musical instruments 3d printed violin 3D printing and music 3d printing challenges Axis Prototypes Canada Makes clarinet music and 3D printing musical instruments musician Precision ADMWe often hear stories of people who need 3D printed prosthetics and assistive devices to play their chosen instrument, be it the cello, the drums, or the piano.

BNNTs: Canada’s NRC Sees Future for Boron Nitride Nanotubes in 3D Printing Due to High Heat Tolerance

3D Printing 3D Printing Materials 3d printed nanostructures 3D printing BNNTs 3D printing boron nitride nanotubes Canada Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory National Research Council of Canada NRCOne of the most topical misconceptions about 3D printing today is that all you can produce are little plastic parts. From your desktop at home that may be what you want to start with as you learn to. View the entire article via our website.

This Week’s 3D Hubs Events are in Toronto, Canada and Padova, Italy

3D Design 3D Printers 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials 3D Scanners 3D Software #3DPrintingDay 3d hubs 3d hubs events 3d printing fablabs Canada Dr.Makemake It is no surprise at all that this week’s 3D Hubs Events are rather subdued. After all, Thursday, December 3, 2015 was 3D Hubs’ celebration of Global #3DPrintingDay, which was a mass. View the entire article via our website.

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The Impact of 3D Printing on Canada’s Health Care Industry [VIDEO]

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Accompanied by Cogeco TV ‘s Kristin Demeny, John Brown of Javelin discussed the benefits of 3D printing and the major role it plays in Canada’s health care industry. 3D printing is an additive manufacturing technology with a wide range of materials to create precision prototypes.

Reduce Manufacturing Costs Events in Western Canada

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Learn how great tools in the SOLIDWORKS Simulation Suite can help you shorten your design cycles, reduce warranty costs, reduce material and shipping costs, and ultimately design better products!

A 3D Printed Rifle from Canada the Latest Entry in the High-Tech Gun Collection

3D Design 3D Printed Guns 3D Printing Exclusive Interviews 3d printed gun 3d printer Ruger rifle 3d printing 3d printing materials canadian 3d printed gun “So I decided to 3D print a gun.” And from there, the newest entry into the 3D printed firearm lineup began to take shape.

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Equispheres metal powders gets $5m boost from Lockheed Martin

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American global aerospace and defense company Lockheed Martin has invested $5 million in Canadian materials manufacturer Equispheres. The funds will enable the company to expand its powder products for additive manufacturing and cold spray processes, it also serves as an investment by Lockheed into Canada’s industrial technology sphere. Charles Bouchard, Chief Executive of Lockheed Martin Canada, […].

The Role of Artificial Intelligence in Manufacturing 3D Printing Materials

3D Printing 3D Printing Materials 3D Software Education Science & Technology 3D printed innovation 3d printed materials 3d printing manufacturing 3D printing material properties additive manufacturing aluminum alloy artificial intelligence Canada fellowship future of manufacturing Generative design gift innovation investment machine learning manufacturing technology Marine Additive Manufacturing Centre of Excellence material properties program research University of New Brunswick

Equispheres Receives $8 Million from SDTC to Scale Metal 3D Printing Powder Production

Canadian materials science company Equispheres has just announced that it’s received support, and $8 million in funding, from Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC), which it will use. 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Business 3d printed aerospace applications 3d printed automotive applications 3d printing materials science Canada Equispheres funding metal powder 3d printing SDTC

3D Printing News Briefs: February 12, 2020

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’ve got materials news, then some collaborations and an education story to share. First, KRAIBURG TPE is examining if its thermoplastic elastomers. View the entire article via our website.

Equispheres granted $8 million from SDTC for sustainable additive manufacturing powders

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Equispheres, a metal additive manufacturing powder manufacturer, has received $8 million from Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) to scale its material production capacity over the next two years. Materials Equispheres Kevin Nicholds Leah Lawrence McGill University Sustainable Development Technology Canada

3D Printed Nanocomposite Can Self-Heal Damage Once Exposed to Room Temperature Water Vapor

A group of researchers from Canada’s Research Center for High Performance Polymer and Composite Systems (CREPEC) at the Polytechnique Montréal recently submitted a paper, titled “3D. 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials 3D printing inks Canada carbon nanotubes electrically conductive nanocomposites Polytechnique Montreal research paper self-healing materials vapor

PEEK, PEKK and ULTEM May Just be the 3D Printing Thermoplastics You Need in Your Life

3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Aerospace 3D Printing Medical 3D Printing 3D printing thermoplastics Abraham Avalos AON3D AON3D-M2 Canada FDM printers high performance materials PAEK PEEK PEKK UltemThere was definitely life before plastics, but today we can’t imagine living without them. Before they were even invented (the first synthetic polymer was developed in 1869 by John. View the entire article via our website.

Cevotec to corner composite materials market with additive manufacturing

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Under the terms of the agreement, Composite Automation, LLC will become the official representative for Cevotec’s unique Fiber Patch Placement (FPP) additive manufacturing technology across the US, Canada and Mexico. Materials Cevotec Composite Automation composite materials Fiber Patch Placement FPP John Melilli pick and place Thorsten Groene

Testing the Mechanical Properties of FDM 3D Printed Shape Memory Polymers

3D Printing 3D printed shape memory polymers 4D Canada fdm 3d printing gradient materials mechanical properties shape memory Shape Memory Polymers SMPs soft Ultimaker 3 university of albertaUniversity of Alberta thesis student Danesh Zonoobi takes fabrication potential to the next level, exploring the world of 4D in ‘Mechanical Properties of Extrusion-Based Additive Manufacturing of. View the entire article via our website.

AP&C expands metal powder production capacity in Quebec

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AP&C, the metal 3D printing powder production arm of GE Additive, is expanding its operations in Canada. Materials Alain Dupont AP&C GE Additive National Research Council of Canada Pierre Charron plasma atomizationWith the acquisition of almost 40,000 m² in land, the company is planning to extend its production capacity at the Saint-Eustache site where it has been active since 2016. “Our firm is currently enjoying rapid growth and we need […].

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3D Printed Biomaterial Sleeves May Reduce the Risk of Body Piercing Infections

3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Medical 3D Printing Science & Technology 3d printed biomaterials antiseptics biodegradable biomaterials BioPierce Canada Ltd body piercing Canada drug delivery drugs earrings microbeads Mitacs non-profit PLGA prototype provisional patent research startup tissue scaffold UPEI

Oxford Performance Materials’ 3D printed PEKK implants demonstrate accelerated bone regeneration

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Researchers from Connecticut-based Oxford Performance Materials (OPM), and McGill University, Canada, have demonstrated the capabilities of accelerated bone regeneration using 3D printed PEKK implants. Roskies Mohamed-Nur Abdallah Monzur Murshed Osteofab oxford performance materials Simon D.

PyroGenesis presents NexGen additive manufacturing metal powder production system

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Materials Massimo Dattilo P. Peter Pascali plasma atomization PyroGenesis PyroGenesis Additive PyroGenesis Canada Inc Montreal-headquartered plasma torch specialist and metal powder producer PyroGenesis has unveiled the NexGen® Plasma Atomization System. A patent-pending process, PyroGenesis NexGen® is capable of producing metal powder for additive manufacturing at a rate of over 25kg/h.

Metalysis to explore materials for 3D printed magnets with rare minerals researcher Mkango Resources

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Metal and alloy materials producer Metalysis, based in South Yorkshire, UK, has entered into an understanding with Canada's Mkango Resources (LON:MKA) to develop a medium for 3D printed magnets. Materials 3D printed magnets Dr. Kartik Rao Kartik Rao magnets Metalysis Mkango Mkango Resources Oak Ridge National Laboratory tantalum TU Wien William Dawes

Back Tactile Vision Graphics' Campaign on Indiegogo Now to Further Accessibility for All with First Braille-Friendly 3D Printer

3D Printers 3D Printing 3D printed braille materials 3D printing braille 3D printing for the blind 3D printing tactile materials 3d printing visually impaired braille Braille Literacy Canada board braille-friendly 3D printer Canada indiegogo Tactile Vision GraphicsIt would certainly be great if we could all follow that ‘how to start a new business’ rule book and begin with that luxuriously and ever-so-perfect formula, possessing a plump bankroll of starting.

Halifax e-NABLE Branch Recycling Plastic Weed Container Lids into 3D Printed Prosthetic Limbs

3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Medical 3D Printing 3d print recycled plastic 3d printed prosthetic hands 3d printed prosthetics 3d printing plastic waste Canada cannabis e-nable Kindness3D non-profit NSLC potLast year, Halifax resident Jacob Boudreau, who works for a logistics company, watched a TED Talk by heartwarming 3D printed prosthetics volunteer organization e-NABLE, and was inspired to open his. View the entire article via our website.

Wire-Arc Additive Manufacturing with Nickel Aluminum Bronze Cu-9Al-4Fe-4Ni-1Mn

Researchers from Canada and India are delving further into the science of materials in 3D printing, outlining their findings in the recently published ‘Microstructural evolution and mechanical.

3D Printing News Sliced: 3D Systems, European Defence Agency, Carbon, Sculpteo

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In this edition of our 3D printing news digest - Sliced, we feature updates from the European Defence Agency, 3D Systems, Boeing, Carbon, Sculpteo, HP, Mazak, 3D Printing 3D Systems Boeing canada makes Carbon Clement Moreau Enterprise in space EnvisionTEC European defence agency HP John J. Tracy John Tracy makeprintable Mazak Mette Pederson Ray Buxton sculpteo UL Performance Materials Vyomesh Joshi

Researchers Create Portable Bioprinter for Deep Skin Wound Repair

While portable 3D printers do exist, the majority of them are not handheld, and generally use readily available materials, like PLA. But an innovative team of researchers from the University of. View the entire article via our website.

Biomimetic 4D printed Autonomous Scale & Flap Structures: Pine Cones as Inspiration

Researchers from Canada and Germany walk that fine line from the 3D into the 4D, sharing their findings in ‘4D pine scale: biomimetic 4D printed autonomous scale and flap structures.

Deakin University's Institute for Frontier Materials First to Successfully 3D Print BNNT Titanium Composite

About a year ago, the National Research Council Canada. 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials 3D printed nanomaterials 3D printing BNNTs 3D printing boron nitride nanotubes additive manufacturing australia carbon nanotubes Deakin University industrial applications Institute for Frontier Materials (IFM) nanotechnology patent research titanium

PyroGenesis Announces That First 3D Printable Metal Powder Production System is Complete and "Exceeds Expectations"

It seems like every time I turn around, I’m learning of more and more innovative 3D printing news coming from Canada. There’s Ottawa Hospital’s 3D printing program, the 3D. View the entire article via our website.

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HI-AM Network – At the Forefront of Tangible Breakthroughs in AM Capabilities and Processes

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With major investment from Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada ( NSERC ) and Canada Foundation for Innovation ( CFI ), the Network is slated to position Canada as a leader in the additive manufacturing (AM) sector. Vancouver, Canada.

NSERC Network for Holistic Innovation in Additive Manufacturing Announces Registration and Keynote Speakers for HI-AM Conference 2019

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Waterloo, ON, Canada - The registration is open for HI-AM 2019 , the only academic conference in Canada focused exclusively on metal additive manufacturing. Milan Brandt, RMIT, Australia; Dr. Ali Bonakdar, Siemens, Canada; and Dr. Hannes Gostner, EOS, Germany.

Canadian Construction Company 3D Prints Structural Steel Studs to Build Homes

3D Printing 3D Printing Materials 3d print construction 3d print structural steel 3d printed construction 3d printed steel 3D printing construction 3d printing homes 3d printing houses 3d printing in construction 3d printing metallic materials Canada construction 3d printing construction industry 3D printing Framecad LifeTEC steel steel 3d printing structural steel vancouver

NSERC HI-AM Network Announces New Partnerships

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Waterloo, ON, Canada –The NSERC Network for Holistic Innovation in Additive Manufacturing ( HI-AM ) has welcomed three new industrial partners: Equispheres Inc., The company has had presence in Canada through KSB Pumps Inc.

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3D Printing Accessible Educational Materials


A big priority is protecting their land-based interests,” explains Hamilton, “Especially as the Supreme Court of Canada has clarified the operational meaning of aboriginal treaty rights. 3D Printing Accessible Educational Materials.

3D Printing News Briefs: October 6, 2017

3D Printers 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Business Medical 3D Printing Metal 3D Printing 3d printed parts 3d printed prototypes 3D printing filaments additive and subtractive manufacturing Canada Cimquest cobalt chrome contest digital manufacturing DuPont EMEA german reprap hp inc. Happy Friday! In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’ll start off with a little business news, and then move on to filaments and 3D printers. Precision ADM has received an important ISO.

This LEGO Tractor is Constructed Entirely of 3D Printed Parts

3D Design 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials 3-D Prototype Design Inc. Canada fdm 3d printers lego ProEngineer SLS 3d printersWe have seen 3D printed LEGO parts before, but when those parts are printed using a standard FDM 3D printer they are rarely ideal building blocks. Unfortunately the resolution on FDM printers is limited... View the entire article via our website. 3d print legos 3d printed legos 3d printed tractor 3D Prototype Design Inc.

Researchers Develop New Method of 3D Printing Living Bio-Tissues for Cancer Research

3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Medical 3D Printing Science & Technology 3d bioprinting 3d print tissue 3d printed tissue 3D printing methods 3d printing tissue artificial tissue biomedical engineering Canada cancer cancer research direct laser bioprinting grant hydrogels journal article research paper UBC Okanagan University of British Columbia Okanagan

Graphene 3D Lab Announces New Water-Soluble 3D Printer Filament

3D Printing 3D Printing Materials 3d print filament blackmagic3d Canada Makes filament Graphene 3D Lab Product Announcement research and development water soluable 3d printingOn April 30th, Graphene 3D Lab Inc’s Chief Operating Officer, Elena Polyakova, is expected to announce the details of their latest innovative filament a the Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters (CME) forum being held at... View the entire article via our website.

3D Printing News Briefs: August 24, 2018

We’re sharing some business news in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, followed by some interesting research and a cool 3D printed statue. Meld was listed as a finalist in the R&D 100. View the entire article via our website.

This Week’s 3D Hubs Events Celebrate a NavLab in Nice and Offer a ColorFabb Workshop in Toronto

3D Design 3D Printers 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials 3d hubs 3d hubs events 3d printing workshops Canada colorfabb xt france navlabIn the past 2 years, 3D Hubs has become well known in the 3D printing scene with (currently) 19,895 registered hubs. Internationally, almost all cities have a hub. What exactly is a “hub”? It’s a space where businesses... View the entire article via our website.

3D Printing News Briefs: June 8, 2018

Lockheed Martin has invested $5 million in a Canadian materials. It’s all business for today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, starting with an investment, a partnership, and a new facility. View the entire article via our website.

Researchers Publish Proof of Concept Detailing Inkjet Additive Manufacturing Process for Memory Devices

3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Science & Technology 3d inkjet printing 3d printable electronics Canada CB-RAM germany inkjet printing INRS-EMT journal article memory devices Munich University of Applied Sciences proof of concept research paperEvery day, at work, at home, and out in the world, our lives involve the use of low-performance electronic functions that are implemented in computer chips for items like credit cards. These memory.