Desktop Metal Receives Multi-Million Dollar Award from Department Of Defense to Mass Produce Cobalt-Free Hardmetals

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Desktop Metal has been awarded multi-million dollar project from Department of Defense (DoD) to develop to mass produce Cobalt-free hardmetals. GLOBAL NEWS Additive Manufacturing Cobalt-free hardmetals Department of Defense Desktop Metal Production System

3D Printing Chiral Metamaterials Using Cobalt Chromium

3D Printing Science & Technology 3D printed chiral metamaterials 3d printed metamaterials cobalt chromium optical diodeIn a paper entitled “3D-Printed Chiral Metasurface as Dichroic Dual-Band Polarization Converter,” a team of researchers discusses designing a 3D chiral metasurface behaving as a spatial. View the entire article via our website.

Desktop Metal Receives $2.4M to Develop New 3D Printing Process for US Army

Desktop Metal will be developing a sophisticated additive manufacturing (AM) process capable of mass-producing Cobalt(Co)-free hard metal parts for the U.S.

Fraunhofer ILT: Making Tungsten Carbide-Cobalt Cutting Tools with LPBF 3D Printing

Obviously, the Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology ILT does a lot of work with lasers, and, in the same vein, with metal 3D printing processes that use lasers. Now, it’s teaming. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Metal 3D Printing 3d printed tools carbide collaboration cutting tools formnext 2019 Fraunhofer ILT laser 3d printing Laser powder bed fusion (LPBF) lpbf machining tool RWTH Aachen University tungsten

H.C. Starck Introduces New Metal Powders for 3D Printing

3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Metal 3D Printing AMPERPRINT cobalt chrome H.C. Based in Munich, Germany, H.C. Starck is a global leader in metal and ceramic materials. 3D printing is not new to the company, which employs more than 2,500 people across the world; in fact, its. View the entire article via our website. Starck metal 3d printing powders nickel nickel 3d printing powder steel steel 3d printing steel powder

KUKA Robotics Takes Over IMTS 2016, Demonstrating Robots, 3D Printing, Software and More

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Researchers Compare Accuracy of Different Metal Manufacturing Methods, Including 3D Printing, for Dental Copings

3D Printing Medical 3D Printing Metal 3D Printing Science & Technology 3D printed dental applications 3Shape cobalt chromium dental 3d printing Direct Metal Laser Sintering DMLS EOSINT M 270 india journal article prosthesis prosthetic research paper study teethThe field of dentistry has witnessed some amazing changes over the last few decades, many of which are thanks to 3D printing. A group of researchers from the Sri Rajiv Gandhi College of Dental.

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.

If There’s Nae 3D Printing, There’s Nae Golf

3D Design 3D Printing 3d printing golf clubs cobalt chrome Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at the University of Southern California eos golf laser sintering St Andrews Golf Co Ltd The President Water Iron Though golf is one of the most traditional sports in the world with rules and folklore that stretches back to Old Tom Morris, the research team at Cobra Puma Golf are using additive manufacturing... View the entire article via our website.

Metal 3D Printing Keeps Cyrano the Cat Landing on All Four Feet

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NIST Builds Testbed 3D Printer to Study How Users Can Have More Control Over Metal Additive Manufacturing Processes

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3D Printing News Briefs: September 19, 2017

We’re going to start off with a little business news in today’s edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, then move right along to a new competition, a little education, and some products that. View the entire article via our website.

US Air Force and GE’s Collaboration on Metal Additive Reaches First Technology Milestone with 3D Printed Sump Cover for F110 Engine

Additive Manufacturing

GE Additive Concept Laser M2 machines running cobalt-chrome at the ATC were used for the first builds of additively manufactured sump covers. Additively manufactured, cobalt-chrome sump cover for F110 engine. Program with Air Force’s Rapid Sustainment Office aims to accelerate adoption of metal additive technologies to improve readiness, sustainment and de-risk spare parts supply chain.

Renishaw Installs the First Metal Additive Manufacturing System in Australian Dental Lab

Additive Manufacturing

Each part is built up in layers of cobalt chrome, directly from the CAD file. Featured News Additive Manufacturing Alex Harris AM400 Cobalt Chrome Damian Synefias dentures Proslab RenishawIn an Australian first, global engineering company Renishaw has installed its AM400 metal additive manufacturing system at full-service dental laboratory, Proslab’s Melbourne facility.

Yndetech Builds Fast-Growing Dental Implant Business in Italy with 3D Systems’

Additive Manufacturing

Today we are printing a complete portfolio of dental devices with this laser melting technology using 3D Systems’ cobalt-chrome material, including bridges, abutments, and implant bars,” explained Emidio. Cobalt-chrome has many advantages for dental applications such as biocompatibility, high wear resistance, easy to polish, chrome makes it more resistant to corrosion, and the very smooth surface finish makes it difficult for bacteria to attach to it.”.

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H.C. Starck Announces New AMPERPRINT® Metal Powder Program for Additive Manufacturing

Additive Manufacturing

Starck offers high-alloyed AMPERPRINT® nickel, cobalt and iron based powders of all major standard compositions as well as customized solutions. Featured News Additive Manufacturing AMPERPRINT® AMPERSINT® metal powders cobalt H.C. Laufenburg, August 10th, 2017 – The German metal powder producer H.C.

ORLAS CREATOR Opens Up New Opportunities for Dental Market

Additive Manufacturing

The ORLAS CREATOR is ideally suited for the direct production of bridges, crowns, brackets, copings, and implants utilizing industry approved dental materials, such as Cobalt Chrome (CrCo). Featured News Cobalt Chrome CrCo dental industry formnext Metal AM OR LASER ORLAS CREATOR Uri Resnik Yhushua Resnik

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Praxair Surface Technologies Announces Winners of TruForm Additive Manufacturing Grant

Its powders include cobalt-, copper-, iron-, nickel- and titanium-based alloys, which. Praxair Surface Technologies (PST) is a leading supplier of metal powders to the additive manufacturing industry. View the entire article via our website.

3D Design and 3D Printing Enhance Creation of Patient-Specific Titanium Jaw Implants

While we’ve seen 3D printed medical implants made out of materials like silicone and cobalt chromium, the most common metal of choice is titanium due to its low density and high strength. View the entire article via our website.

Working with metal materials for additive manufacturing

Leslie's Blog

DMLS Cobalt Chrome will have 130 ksi tensils strength; Wrought F75 Cobalt Chrome will have between 95 and 140 ksi. Cobalt chrome (CoCr) is one of two DMLS superalloys suitable for specialty applications in aerospace and medical. And for strength-to-weight ratio, Aluminum and Cobalt Chrome suit. Perhaps more than any other manufacturing process, additive manufacturing works best when you match the material to the right additive process.

Misconceptions of Metal Additive Manufacturing – Certification


We sell only one material with this printer – the medical grade Cobalt Chrome , not the industrial grade. The reason we put all these restrictions in place is because our engineers and scientists have worked for years to develop a fully certified solution for printing certified dental parts using Cobalt Chrome. In my travels across India I often meet customers interested in metal additive manufacturing.

How 3D printing is helping to preserve the history of golf

Top 4 3D Printing

After being scanned by the team using a Next Engine 3D Scanner, the replica’s heads were printed by EOS in Germany in cobalt chrome via metal laser sintering and finished in Scotland. It’s unsurprising to see 3D printing entering the world of sports.

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Planetary Resources 3D prints with real asteroid sourced metal

DIY 3D Printing

The asteroid (or meteorite) used for the print materials was sourced from the Campo Del Cielo impact near Argentina, and is composed of iron, nickel and cobalt. Planetary Resources is one of the companies who want to mine asteroids for metals and work in the asteroid belt. They will need to work with materials they find there to produce machinery and structures in space.

What the Stakeholders Must Do to Make Electric Vehicles a Reality

BIS Research

Battery manufacturers need to overcome the cobalt bottleneck while improving the energy density of batteries. NMC 6-2-2 and 8-1-1 chemistries are fairly promising and leading manufacturers such as CATL, LG Chem, Panasonic, and SK Innovation have been actively working towards the commercialization of high-nickel and low-cobalt lithium ion batteries. Written by BIS Research Analysts Ajeya Saxena.

Trends in metal additive manufacturing

Leslie's Blog

Materials covered in this report comprise steels, cobalt chrome, nickel alloys, titanium alloys, aluminum, copper alloys, and precious metals. Interest in metal additive manufacturing (AM) continues to grow. Some companies are making special efforts focused specifically on metal AM. For example, a number of powder producers are beginning to match powders with the end-use application, not just with particular print processes.

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SLM Solutions and Canwell Medical Partner to Accelerate Certification and Serial Production

Additive Manufacturing

In knee joint applications, SLM Solutions continuously develops 60-micron (µm) process parameters for cobalt-chromium alloy. Fig 3: cobalt-chromium knee implant (Photo courtesy of SLM Solutions). Shanghai, April 8, 2020. SLM Solutions has formally entered into a strategic partnership with Canwell Medical , a leading medical device manufacturer in China. Canwell Medical has chosen to use SLM ® machines for product development of 3D printed surgical implants.

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How to Store 3D Printing Filament – A Simple, Quick and Cheap Way to Keep Your Filament Dry

3D Printing for Beginners

Beware and do not buy the cheap one’s which change from dark blue (dry) to pink (saturated), as they usually do contain cobalt chloride, a product which has been linked as being possibly carcinogenic to humans and has been labeled as hazardous material in some countries. We are no chemists, but apparently the color indicator in the orange to green changing silicagel beads is a kind of composite dyeing agent and a lot safer to use then the cobalt chloride one’s.

Why Our Low Carbon Future Depends on Mining

3D Perspectives

Storage batteries: Lithium, Manganese, Lead, Aluminum, Nickel, Steel, Cobalt. Metals and Minerals needs for Green Technologies. In the recent paper “The Growing Role of Minerals and Metals for a Low Carbon Future”, published by the World Bank and EGPS, the argument is made that demand for mineral resources will continue to be strong as they are required inputs for technologies used in solar, wind, and energy storage batteries.

Metal Fabrication is Heating Up

Wohlers Talk

Morris is running DirectMetal 20 (a proprietary bronze-based metal), 17-4 stainless steel, and cobalt-chrome. Arcams Electron Beam Melting (EBM) produces parts in titanium alloy and cobalt-chrome using an electron beam instead of a laser to melt layers of powder. Making parts additively from powder metal is taking off. Morris Technologies of Cincinnati, Ohio is now running six EOSINT M machines from EOS of Germany.

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Tips for Getting the Most Out of Details in Glazed Porcelain

Shapeways Blog

Gloss Cobalt. As Shapeways has developed our brand new Porcelain material , we’ve focused on using the most vibrant and beautiful colored glazes to really make each product pop. If you’re designing for Porcelain, it can be daunting to know which glaze is the right one to choose for your model. Glazes aren’t just colors – each is a uniquely colored glass being applied to the surface of the model and will behave differently when put on the same geometry.

GE Additive -Reimagining Knee Replacements with Additive Technology and Artificial Intelligence

Additive Manufacturing

When it came to additive manufacturing, we were initially undecided about the most suitable solution for personalized cobalt-chrome prosthetics and were evaluating DMLM and EBM. At the moment, ours is still the only solution for additively manufactured knee prostheses in cobalt-chrome to be certified and introduced to the market,” he adds.

New Compact Dental 3D Printer Brings Big Versatility to Smaller Labs

Stratasys Blog for a 3D World

Clear Bio-compatible (MED610) – medically approved for temporary in-mouth placement; essential for producing surgical guides and investment castings for chromium cobalt removable partial denture (RPD) frames. The compact, versatile Objet30 Dental Prime 3D Printer brings precision digital dentistry to smaller dental labs. Once again Stratasys is expanding the world of digital dentistry with a dental 3D printer that sets new standards for price and performance.

Robot Miners of the Deep

3D Perspectives

The ocean floor also has iron-manganese nodules, which can also contain copper, nickel and cobalt, and cobalt-rich crusts. The main metals sought in deep-sea mining are copper, gold, nickel and cobalt. By Catherine Bolgar. A combination of technological advances , from such unrelated fields as smartphones, sensors and robotics, is pushing deep-sea mining closer to reality. The sea floor is particularly rich with precious metals—more so than land deposits.

Innovative Electric Race Car Part Shows Potential for Electron Beam Melting in Automotive

Additive Manufacturing

kW-hr battery pack using lithium cobalt oxide (LCO) pouch cells with a peak output of over 130 kW. UK’s National Centre for Additive Manufacturing supports Formula Student race team’s electrification ambitions.

Tips for using 3D printing in medical applications

Leslie's Blog

The alloy Titanium (such as Ti64) dominates the metal materials, with cobalt chrome and Commercial pure Titanium being a small portion of the remaining metals. Design for the human body is growing. And patient-specific is the latest trend for medical devices. Fueling and perhaps even driving this trend are 3D printers, with their ability to affordably handle custom, patient-specific designs.

Sandvik Invests in Metal Powder Plant

Additive Manufacturing

Stainless steel, nickel based and cobalt-chromium alloys are manufactured in the United Kingdom and Sweden. Stockholm, 6 February 2018 – Sandvik will invest about 200 million SEK in a new plant for manufacturing of titanium and nickel fine metal powders within the business area Sandvik Materials Technology. The investment will complement the existing powder offering and strengthen Sandvik’s position in the rapidly growing markets for metal powder and metal additive manufacturing.

How to set Milling Feed and Speed in SOLIDWORKS CAM

Javelin Tech Tips

If we have tools made from cobalt or want to make a super-super duty cycle, we can add or delete Tool and Class entries using the icons in the nav bar. In SOLIDWORKS CAM there are three places were Milling Speed and Feed information can be utilized. In the tool, by editing any tool and selecting Cutting Parameters we can disassociate the tool from the Material Library and enter our specs for the tool. Cutting Parameters. In the operation, by editing the operation and under the F/S tab.

Material advances in metal 3D printing

Leslie's Blog

Other metals expected to grow include cobalt, nickel and aluminum alloys. Materials have always been key to 3D printing success. But metal materials are enabling new designs as well as new mechanical properties. Leslie Langnau, Managing Editor. Every year 3D printing seems to have a new hot subject. This year, it was materials. Several research groups have forecast strong growth in this part of the industry.

Understanding Additive Metals


According to a recent assessment study conducted by SMS Research Advisors, Direct Metal Laser Sintering (DMLS) shows significant promise of entering the mainstream of metal manufacturing in the coming years. As a growing additive manufacturing technology, DMLS is predicted to nearly double in its use by 2018. As industries adapt to additive technology, metal 3D printing will become a regular producer of complex, lightweight metal solutions for medical, aerospace and energy applications.

Why Additive Manufacturing Works for the Aerospace Industry

3D Perspectives

Polymers, or plastics, are the most mature technology, but titanium 6-4 , which can be difficult to grind or weld, is the most popular because of how well it works in AM, along with aluminum, nickel, stainless steel, and cobalt chrome. By Catherine Bolgar. The aerospace industry is leading innovation in additive manufacturing on several fronts, including applications, materials, processes and design.

New dimensions in 3D printing: free-form fabrication

Leslie's Blog

This process is compatible with a number of metals, (stainless steel, tool steels, titanium alloys, cobalt alloys, ceramics, refractory metals, and so on), which can be supplied by a number of vendors. Additive manufacturing delivers a great deal of freedom when designing and developing parts. You are not always confined to a build platform, though. Some machines and processes deliver what may be the ultimate freedom—free-form fabrication. By Leslie Langnau, Managing Editor.

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Adam Cohen

Wohlers Talk

It deposits two distinct metalscurrently a nickel-cobalt alloy and copperlayer by layer onto ceramic wafers. Some of you may recognize his name. Cohen helped pioneer the additive fabrication (AF) industry. At 3D Systems, he was instrumental in the development of the SLA 250, once the most popular AF system in the world. Cohen subsequently co-founded Soligen, a Southern California company that used inkjet printing (3DP) technology from MIT to produce ceramic shells for metal castings.

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Carpenter Enhances Additive Manufacturing Capabilities with Acquisition of LPW Technology Ltd.

Additive Manufacturing

Carpenter Technology Corporation is a leading producer and distributor of premium specialty alloys, including titanium alloys, nickel and cobalt based superalloys, stainless steels, alloy steels and tool steels. Expands Growing Leadership Position as Additive Manufacturing Solutions Provider. Incorporates Metal Powder Lifecycle Management Technology with Superior Quality Control and Traceability. .