Researchers adapt selective laser melting process to create more advanced metal parts

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Petersburg University selective laser melting selective laser melting inconel superalloy Vadim SufiiarovNew research has been published on an innovative new application of metal additive manufacturing. The study was undertaken by researchers at Peter the Great St. Petersburg University. Research 3D printed inconel 718 Delft University of Technology Inconel 718 Peter the Great St.

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory demonstrates “unparalleled” selective laser melting technique of 3D printing

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Kuntz lasers Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Manyalibo J. Matthews selective laser melting SLM tin powderResearchers at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) have released a paper detailing a new method of metal 3D printing. The method is based on the. Research Christopher M. Spadaccini Derrek R. Drachenberg diode Diode-based additive manufacturing diodes Eric B. Duoss Gabe Guss James A. Demuth John E. Heebner Joshua D.

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3D Printing Spotlight On: Chloe Kow, Manager, Direct Metal Laser Melting, Star Rapid

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German research optimizes the quality of 3D printed 18 karat gold with selective laser melting

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Research from the FEM Research Institute for Precious Metals and Metals Chemistry in Germany demonstrates a method of selective laser melting (SLM) in gold. The method could give. Research 3d 3D printed jewelry 3D printing gold FEM Research Institute for Precious Metals and Metals Chemistry gold jewelry yellow gold yellow gold alloys

Aerospace: Powder-Bed-Based Laser Melting with Metals (LaserCUSING®)

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LaserCUSING from Concept Laser in satellite technology. The Koreasat-5A and Koreasat-7 antenna supports will be the largest volume parts so far produced by powder-bed-based laser melting of metals from Europe to be in orbit. Photo courtesy of Concept Laser GmbH).

Effect of Build Orientation on the Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of SLM 3D Printed Titanium

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3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Metal 3D Printing build orientation California State University journal article microstructures Renishaw Renishaw AM250 additive manufacturing machine research paper selective laser melting Selective Laser Melting (SLM) SLM 3D printing titanium alloysOne of the challenges of 3D printing is the ability to get repeatable results, like good mechanical properties and identical microstructure, using different build orientations.

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Comparing 3D Printed Parts to Parts Produced by High Pressure Die Casting

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In a study entitled “The Use of Selective Laser. 3D Printing Metal 3D Printing high pressure die casting material properties selective laser meltingAdditive manufacturing has, in many studies, been compared with traditional manufacturing techniques like, for example, injection molding. View the entire article via our website.

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Two French Companies Collaborate to Make the Country’s First 3D Printed Mechanical Metal Watch

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3D Printing Metal 3D Printing 316L 3d printed watch 3D printed watch case AM250 collaboration exhibition france laser melting metal powder 3d printing Renishaw Renishaw 3D metal printing Renishaw AM250 additive manufacturing machine stainless steelWhile there are those who have used 3D printing to make their own watch cases, watch bands, and watch chargers, others have taken the next step and actually made 3D printed watches, from kid-friendly.

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Building Conformal Cooling Channels Using 3D Printing To Reduce Warpage and Cooling Time

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3D Design 3D Printing 3d printed tooling conformal cooling channels injection molding selective laser meltingIn injection molding, parts are cooled by building channels throughout them. Those channels are typically straight lines, which can result in uneven cooling. Much more even, efficient cooling can be. View the entire article via our website.

Wolfmet 3D 3D Prints 100% Tungsten Using SLM Showcases Its Products at TCT Birmingham 2018

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3D Printing 3d printed tungsten collimator selective laser melting SLM tungsten WindowsWolfmet 3D is the commercialization of 3D Printing methods developed at M&I Metals to 3D print tungsten. The company is a service bureau that makes tungsten 3D printed components for industry. View the entire article via our website.

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Fraunhofer ILT Brings Large-Scale SLM 3D Printing to formnext

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3D Printers 3D Printing Metal 3D Printing Science & Technology formnext formnext 2017 Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology large scale 3d printers selective laser melting Selective Laser Melting (SLM) SLMAs the 3D printing industry looks toward leveraging the technology for industrial production, experts are working hard to figure out the best ways to make each type of 3D printing technology work. View the entire article via our website.

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Divergent 3D and SLM Solutions Team Up to Accelerate Development of Divergent Manufacturing Platform

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3D Printing 3D Software Business Metal 3D Printing 3D printed automobiles 3D printed cars automotive 3D printing blade car divergent 3d Divergent Manufacturing Platform industry partnerships kevin Czinger selective laser melting Selective Laser Melting (SLM) slm solutions SLM Solutions Group

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Investigating Effects of Process Parameters on Surface Roughness of 3D Printed Down-Facing Surfaces

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From titanium bone regeneration scaffolds and hydraulic components to nuclear components and flow reactors, selective laser melting (SLM), which is also known as DMLS and Powder Bed Fusion, is an. 3D Printing Science & Technology 3D printing parameters 3d systems 3D Systems ProX DMP 320 Karlsruhe Institute of Technology Port Said University research paper Selective Laser Melting (SLM) SLM SLM 3D printing

$9 Million Awarded to Four-Year GE Global Research Program for 3D Printing New and Replacement Naval Parts

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Increasingly, no matter if the need is automotive or defense, service centers and repair shops are adopting the capability to 3D print replacement parts on-demand. This is especially helpful in. View the entire article via our website.

Parameters of 3D Printed Tungsten Subject of New Study

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3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Metal 3D Printing Science & Technology 3d printed tungsten microstructures Selective Laser Melting (SLM) tungstenOne metal material that hasn’t been frequently 3D printed is tungsten. Tungsten, abbreviated as W, is a valuable material for its high corrosion resistance, which makes it ideal for equipment. View the entire article via our website.

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TU Delft Researchers Develop Heat Accumulation Detection Procedure for SLM 3D Printing

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Selective Laser Melting (SLM), a powder-based 3D printing technique also known as Laser Beam Melting or Laser Powder Bed Fusion, has been used to process metal in a variety of sectors, such as. 3D Printing Science & Technology Delft University of Technology precision process models research paper Selective Laser Melting (SLM) SLM SLM 3D printing topology optimization

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Fraunhofer ILT Researching Green Lasers for 3D Printing Copper

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I remember how surprised I was when I first learned that a laser was not only a light-emitting device, but also an acronym for “light amplification by stimulated emission of radiation.” ” View the entire article via our website.

Researcher at Transilvania University demos 3D printed metal two-stroke engine

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Aerospace engine propeller propellor selective laser melting SLM SLM Solutions Transilvania University Transilvania University of Brașov two-stroke engine Valentin StamateValentin Stamate, a researcher at the Transilvania University of Brașov, Romania, has demonstrated a prototype two-stroke engine, 3D printed in 3 different metals. Stamate believes the.

Researchers Use Single Mode 1 kW Fiber Laser to 3D Print Pure Copper Powder

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As of right now, selective laser melting (SLM. 3D Printing Metal 3D Printing Science & Technology 3d copper printing 3d print copper 3d printed copper 3D printing copper 3d printing in copper copper copper 3d printing journal art Politecnico di Milano Polytechnic University of Milan research paper selective laser melting SLM 3D printingDMLS, Powder Bed Fusion) is suitable mainly for 3D printing copper alloys.

Shapeways Introduces Their Newest 3D Printing Material – Aluminum!

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3D Design 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials 3d metal printing 3d print aluminum 3d print materials aluminum metal 3d printing materials selective laser melting Selective Laser Melting (SLM) shapeways shapeways aluminum shapeways material shapeways materials SLM slsWhile FDM printing has been very advantageous to designers prototyping products it isn’t always up to the task of creating really refined products for sale. Though it is exciting to see all the.

SLM Solutions breaks record with €48 million metal 3D printer deal

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Business Formnext Henner Schöneborn selective laser melting SLM SLM Solutions SLM280 SLM800 toolmaking Uwe BögershausenIn a record breaking deal, German metal additive manufacturing company SLM Solutions has secured a major order of 70 SLM280 metal 3D printers from an unnamed customer in Asia. The order makes it the second time this year that SLM Solutions has broken its record for the largest contract in the company’s history, toppling the €43 […].

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GE customers secure $20 million for additive manufacturing equipment since Q1 2017

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3D Printing Dean Massab Direct Metal Laser Melting ebm electron beam melting GE GE Additive GE Capital lasercusing powder bed fusion Roush Roush PerformanceIn the first quarter of 2017 GE Additive (NYSE:GE) announced that it would be collaborating with GE Capital to expand customer adoption of 3D printing.

Real-time metal 3D printer monitoring at El Paso awarded in $900K ARL grant

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Research America Makes ARL Army Research Laboratory Cesar Terrazas infrared infrared monitoring Keck Center Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory LLNL Multi3D nitriding Philip Morton powder bed fusion process control Ryan Wicker selective laser melting SLM Spatter Stratasys Fortus U.S. Two metal 3D printing projects at the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) have been awarded funding in a nine-hundred thousand dollar grant from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL).

Thyssenkrupp’s 3D Printing facility up and running

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Known as the “TechCenter Additive Manufacturing”, the facility is located in Mulheim am Ruhr boasts an EOS M290 metal 3D printing machine and a plastic selective laser sintering machine […]. Applications Design EOS M290 Hannover Messe Hans-Joseph Hoss Reinhold Achatz Ruhr selective laser melting Thyssenkrupp

Discovering the Four-Laser SLM 500 HL 3D Printer with SLM Solutions’ Director of Engineering

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There are not many powder bed fusion machines on the market that already offer multiple laser build capabilities. SLM Solutions’ SLM 500 HL builds parts using four 400-watt lasers working at the same. 3D Printers 3D Printing Exclusive Interviews 3d metal printers Inside 3D Printing 2016 Düsseldorf Jan Wilkes powder bed 3d printers powder bed fusion selective laser melting Selective Laser Melting (SLM) SLM 500 HL slm solutions SLM Solutions 3d metal printing

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Fraunhofer launches “SLM in Green” project for 3D printed copper

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Research copper fraunhofer Fraunhofer ILT Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology ILT ILT selective laser melting SLM SLM in GreenKnown for its malleability and typically ductile composition, copper is a seemingly ideal material for metal 3D printers. In addition, the metal exhibits a level of thermal conductivity second only to silver, and high electrical conductivity making it desirable for industrial applications.

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GE Additive Customer Uses DMLM 3D Printing to Manufacture Blades for Medical Cutting Device

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3D Printing Medical 3D Printing Metal 3D Printing 17-4PH stainless steel 3D printed blades 3d printed medical device 3d printing and surgery acetabular cups concept laser direct metal laser melting (DMLM) 3D printers DMLM Endocon GE Additive hip replacement Mlab cusing stainless steel 3d printingAs the population continues to age, the number of necessary hip replacements rise, which means we’re seeing more 3D printed hip implants and hip cups.

ADIRA AddCreator changes paradigm of powder-bed fusion metal 3D printing

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With a 60 year history, the Portuguese company is more widely known in the sheet metal processing sector for it’s range of Press Brakes, Shears and Laser Cutting Systems. 3D Printers AddCreator Adira Filipe Coutinho Poly-Shape Tiled Laser MeltingADIRA may not be a name familiar to many in the 3D printing industry.

Fresh off the 3D printer: metal parts for Mercedes-Benz Trucks

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Transport Andreas Deuschle Daimler decentralized production Digital inventory Mercedes Mercedes-Benz parts on demand powder bed fusion selective laser melting SLM thermostatMercedes-Benz Trucks, a division of multinational automotive corporation Daimler (ETR: DAI), has announced the production of its first metal 3D printed spare parts. The components, made directly from a digital data inventory, were produced for classic truck and Unimog models, now 15 years of out production.

SLM solutions reports 22% revenue increase in challenging year

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3D Printers advanced manufacturing financial results financial results 2016 industrial 3d printing metal 3D printing selective laser melting SLM SLM Solutions Uwe BögershausenSLM Solutions Group AG (FRA:AM3D) metal 3D printer manufacturers, has released its full financial report for 2016. The company, headquartered in Germany, reports consolidated revenue up 22.0%.

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Metal 3D Printing Material Scalmalloy Could be the Aircraft Material of the Future

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3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Aerospace 3D Printing Metal 3D Printing Science & Technology 3d printed aircraft parts Additive Manufacturing journal aluminum alloy APWorks Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology ILT journal article research paper scandium Selective Laser Melting (SLM) SLM 3D printing

US Navy orders its first powder-bed metal 3D printer from Concept Laser after GE acquisition

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3DP Applications Acoustics division boats Charles Rohde Concept Laser defense John Murray laser melting M2 cusing metal additive manufacturing Naval Research Laboratory navy NRL powder bed ship ships US NavyThe US Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) in Washington D.C. is now equipped with an M2 Cusing machine and supporting systems from German additive manufacturing company.

Wiiboox SLM250 3D Printer is the Latest in Company’s Large Printer Selection

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3D Printers 3D Printing Metal 3D Printing chinese 3d printers food 3d printers Reeyee Choc Selective Laser Melting (SLM) Wiiboox Wiiboox SLM250 Wiiboox SweetinChinese company Wiiboox has been in business since 2014, and was founded with a focus on manufacturing, education, food, and scientific research. Based in Nanjing, with offices in Taiwan and South. View the entire article via our website.

3D printed steel discovery could make “the next generation of structural alloys”

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Materials Advanced Materials Characterization and Simulation Hub AMCASH ductility Ji Zou Jing Wu Jixue Li Leifeng Liu Qian Yu Qingqing Ding selective laser melting SLM Steel steel alloy Stockholm University University of Birmingham Yu-Lung Chiu Yuan Zhong Ze Zhang Zhejiang University Zhijian ShenIn material development, strength and ductility can be considered as opposite ends of a rope. As the level of one property improves, the quality of the other lessens.

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SLM Solutions Moves to New Headquarters to Prepare for Further Growth

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In addition to increasing production capabilities of their selective laser melting systems, SLM Solutions expanded the facilities and resources for their applications team to continue partnering with customers in process and parameter development on up to benchmark 16 machines.

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A high speed metal 3D printing technique from the University of Sheffield

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Childs diode area melting Jon Willmott Kamran Mumtaz Kristian M. Groom metal 3D printing metal additive metal additive manufacturing metal AM metal printing Miguel Zavala-Arredondo Nicholas Boone Pavlo Ivanov selective laser melting SLM University of SheffieldResearchers in the departments of Mechanical, and Electronic & Electrical Engineering at the University of Sheffield in the UK, have demonstrated an alternative technique for.

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International Paris Air Show: Safran Announces First EASA Certification for 3D Printed Auxiliary Power Unit Part

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3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Aerospace 3D Printing Metal 3D Printing 3d printed engine component 3d printed jet engine parts auxiliary power unit (APU) Bombardier certifications dassault EASA gas turbine components Inconel material testing metal SLS 3D printing nickel nickel-based 3d print paris air show safran Safran Power Units selective laser melting Selective Laser Melting (SLM) SLM SLM 3D printing turbine nozzle

SLM Solutions and XYZPrinting Showcase Latest 3D Printers at TCT Show

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3D Printers 3D Printing Metal 3D Printing 3d metal printing UK 3D printer market 3d printers for dental applications 3d printing research Digital Light Processing dlp dlp 3d printer dlp 3d printing ireland jewelry applications Nobel Superfine 3D printer resin selective laser melting Selective Laser Melting (SLM) SLM 280 2.0

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GE Additive ramps up simulation capabilities with GeonX acquistion

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3D Software additive layer manufacturing ALM arcam Concept Laser GE Additive GeonX Laurent D'Alvise meltpool Metrology Michel Delanaye Mohammad Ehteshami quality control selective laser melting simulation SLM VirfacAdding to a string of 3D printing deals made in recent years, GE Additive has acquired simulation software developer GeonX.

New Study Shows that SLM 3D Printing Has High Potential for Fabricating Metallic Glass Components

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3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Metal 3D Printing Science & Technology 3D printed structural parts 3d printing metal powder amorphous metal Beijing journal article metal powders metallic glass research paper Selective Laser Melting (SLM) SLM SLM 3D printingMetallic glass, also known as amorphous metal, was first introduced in the early 1960s, and since then, it seems that everyone wants in on the action. The material is valued for its many exceptional.

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