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

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 tungstenObviously, 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.

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.

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

Starck is a global leader in metal and ceramic materials. 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Metal 3D Printing AMPERPRINT cobalt chrome H.C. Based in Munich, Germany, H.C. 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

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.

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

Additive Manufacturing

The Air Force wanted to go fast from day one and gain the capability and capacity for metal additive manufacturing, as rapidly as possible, to improve readiness and sustainability,” explains Lisa Coroa-Bockley, general manager for advanced materials solutions at GE Aviation.

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. Other metals expected to grow include cobalt, nickel and aluminum alloys.

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.

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The Full List of 3D Printing Materials Available at Sculpteo


At Sculpteo there’s more than meets the eye (or the site) when it comes to the materials we offer. There have a plethora of materials and finishes that you can offer you either directly online with our automatic quoting or just by contacting our sales team. Cobalt-Chrome.

Oerlikon Gains Unique Technology and Process Expertise in Advanced Materials

Additive Manufacturing

an innovative solution provider in advanced materials development, based in California, USA. Advanced materials such as metal-based materials (nickel, titanium, cobalt, steel, etc.),

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).

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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.

Praxair Surface Technologies Announces Winners of TruForm Additive Manufacturing Grant

Its powders include cobalt-, copper-, iron-, nickel- and titanium-based alloys, which. 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Education Metal 3D Printing 3d printing grant 3D printing grants Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis Oklahoma State University at Stillwater Pennsylvania State University Praxair Praxair Surface technologies TruForm metal powder University of Dayton university of louisville University of Pittsburgh

ExOne 3D Printers are Getting Six New Metal Alloys

3D Printing Industry

Demonstrating this, yesterday, ExOne, announced the addition of 6 new materials to their metals portfolio: Cobalt-Chrome, Inconel Alloy 718, Iron-Chrome-Aluminum, 17-4 Stainless Steel, 316 Stainless Steel, and Tungsten Carbide.… By Andrew Wheeler.

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NanoSteel Expands Material Capabilities for Additive…

Design 2 Part News

“NanoSteel Expands Material Capabilities for Additive Manufacturing” By Design-2-Part Magazine. company recently leveraged this milestone in AM wear materials to print a bearing and impeller using the powder bed fusion process.

Oerlikon to Build Advanced Materials Manufacturing Facility in Michigan, USA

Additive Manufacturing

Additive manufacturing materials. This investment is another key step in Oerlikon’s strategy to become a powerhouse in surface solutions and advanced materials, and will serve to accelerate the industrialization of additive manufacturing.

Oerlikon – Materializing the Third Industrial Revolution

Additive Manufacturing

As a bonus, the manufacturer only uses the material necessary to make the item, reducing waste. Critical to the success of any AM application is the proper choice of materials. Materials , including various steels (nickel, cobalt-chrome, and stainless) as well as titanium- and aluminum-based substances, broaden the ways additive manufacturing can make a difference in industry. By Erik Sherman | Oerlikon Stories.

ExOne Announces Six New Printable Materials for Use in Company’s 3D Printing Systems

Additive Manufacturing

ExOne targets printable materials to customers developing products but not requiring company’s post-processing services. Printable materials differ from qualified materials in that ExOne does not yet offer them for finished products printed at its PSCs.

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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

The situation is even worse with specialty filament like PVA (more about PVA in our materials primer post ) which is used to create support structures, which are easily dissolved by putting your print in water. Materials

Oerlikon Announces Groundbreaking for Advanced Materials Manufacturing Facility in Michigan, USA

Additive Manufacturing

This facility is dedicated to producing high-quality advanced materials for additive manufacturing and high-end surface coatings in order to meet the increasing market demand for advanced metal powders. Oerlikon expects the demand for advanced materials to increase in the coming years.

New dimensions in 3D printing: free-form fabrication

Leslie's Blog

The freedom to build any geometric shape you desire, especially with metal materials, is one of the advantages of Additive Manufacturing (also known as 3D printing —3DP) over more traditional forms of part production, such as CNCs and injection molding.

Tips for using 3D printing in medical applications

Leslie's Blog

Use of polycaprolactone material ensures that the splint takes two or more years to absorb into the body, offering the trachea enough time to develop. “I A transparent material was used for the organ, but inside, color was used to show tumor location in relation to arteries and cavities.

Trends in metal additive manufacturing

Leslie's Blog

Metal AM users are finding more variations in materials and processes as companies develop new ways to build with metal powder. Materials covered in this report comprise steels, cobalt chrome, nickel alloys, titanium alloys, aluminum, copper alloys, and precious metals. 3D Printers Additive Manufacturing Industries Leslie's blog Materials Rapid MFG Rapid PrototypingInterest in metal additive manufacturing (AM) continues to grow.

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Planetary Resources 3D prints with real asteroid sourced metal

DIY 3D Printing

They will need to work with materials they find there to produce machinery and structures in space. To develop this technology they have partnered up with 3D Systems to produce a 3d printed metal part with materials for an actual asteroid that hit the Earth.

Misconceptions of Metal Additive Manufacturing – Certification


I often hear them talk about how a particular printer or material is certified by a certain company or industry. The Material. So, when someone tells me that a particular 3D printer is certified for aerospace or a particular material is certified for dental, I think they are either speaking from ignorance or are willfully misrepresenting the facts. You can print parts using multiple materials.

What the Stakeholders Must Do to Make Electric Vehicles a Reality

BIS Research

Sluggish developments in the battery chemistry combined with the scarce supply of raw materials have been major roadblocks in the EV market establishment. Battery manufacturers need to overcome the cobalt bottleneck while improving the energy density of batteries.

Sandvik Invests in Metal Powder Plant

Additive Manufacturing

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.

DIY 3D Printing: Printing with magnetic fields to get advanced.

DIY 3D Printing

The MagPrinter is designed to print maxels on the surface of any permanent magnet material from rare-earth based materials to ceramics, and even flexible materials. Matrix of all 3d print materials and their properties. DIY 3D Printing.

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

Stratasys Blog for a 3D World

Crown and bridge stone models produced with VeroDentPlus (MED690) material on the Objet30 Dental Prime 3D Printer. Big Versatility with Three Different PolyJet Materials at Your Disposal. Diagnostic wax-ups produced with MED620 material on the Objet30 Dental Prime 3D Printer.

Tips for Getting the Most Out of Details in Glazed Porcelain

Shapeways Blog

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. Gloss Cobalt.

Why Additive Manufacturing Works for the Aerospace Industry

3D Perspectives

The aerospace industry is leading innovation in additive manufacturing on several fronts, including applications, materials, processes and design. This industry needs to make complex parts in low volumes from high-performance materials , while constantly seeking new ways to lower costs.

Understanding Additive Metals


Understanding how DMLS technology works, the materials available along with the resources and experience Stratasys Direct Manufacturing can offer throughout the production process will help you produce additive metal parts perfect for your application. The Right Material.

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The ExOne Company Introduces the All New X1 25PRO™ 3D Printing Machine

Additive Manufacturing

November XX, 2018 – The ExOne Company (Nasdaq: XONE) (“ExOne”), a global provider of three-dimensional (“3D”) printing machines and 3D printed and other products, materials and services to industrial customers, today announced the release of its newest system, the X1 25PRO™.

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An Introduction to Designing for Metal 3D Printing

The Solidworks Blog

Parts can be built from powdered aluminum, Inconel, titanium, stainless steel, cobalt chrome, and more. This is due to the internal stresses created by the rapid heating and cooling of the material during production.

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

Additive Manufacturing

” Lifecycle management technology is becoming increasingly important to understanding how materials behave before, during, and after production in the powder-bed fusion process. Expands Growing Leadership Position as Additive Manufacturing Solutions Provider.

New Stratasys Compact Dental 3D Printer Combines Versatility, Affordability and Quality for Smaller Dental Labs

Additive Manufacturing

The Objet30 Dental Prime’s versatility continues with a choice of three PolyJet 3D printing materials: VeroDentPlus (MED690) – dark beige material that offers excellent strength, accuracy and durability to create intricate models.

Concept Laser: A Breath of Fresh Air at the IDS 2015

Additive Manufacturing

Materials expertise expanded for dental technology. In mechanical and systems engineering, Concept Laser accompanies the dental sector with attractive solutions for machines and materials. Materials expertise in CoCr alloys and NEM constructions.

Concept Laser to Present Unmissable Innovations at Euromold 2014

Additive Manufacturing

New materials and improved real-time monitoring of the build process. Developments in materials will also be a major theme at the trade fair. New materials for the aviation and the medical industry will be presented. After cooling, the material solidifies.

BeAM Machines, Inc. to Host Open House

Additive Manufacturing

The facility, operating as the BeAM Machines Solutions Center for North America, will handle sales, service, process/material development, applications, R&D and training. BeAM Machines, Inc. hosts Open House on Thursday, August 31 st a t new 20,000 square foot facility in Cincinnati.

Adam Cohen

Wohlers Talk

It deposits two distinct metalscurrently a nickel-cobalt alloy and copperlayer by layer onto ceramic wafers. The copper is used as sacrificial support material that is ultimately etched away. 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.

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Concept Laser Breaks New Ground While Sticking with Tradition

Additive Manufacturing

Depending on the application, it can be used with stainless and tool steels, aluminum and titanium alloys, nickel-based superalloys, cobalt-chromium alloys or precious metals such as gold or silver alloys. After cooling, the material solidifies.

Find the Right Technology for Your Application


Pros: A material jetting process, PolyJet builds in layers as thin as 0.0006” which gives PolyJet parts a smoother surface right off the machine when compared to other 3D printing processes. Injection molding offers the widest range of materials.

Home made filament drying box


Drying filament is important, especially with some materials like Nylon that absorbs ambient moisture quite easily (PLA almost does not have this problem). As I am color blind, I chose the "nasty" one: it is enriched with cobalt (it turns purple when moist).

3D Systems: Changing the Game in Healthcare

3D Printing Review

Biocompatible materials emerged in the mid-1990s and opened up the feasibility of taking these tools into the operating theatre, transforming outputs of 3D printing from mere diagnostic and planning tools to surgical guides.

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