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.

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).

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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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An Introduction to Designing for Metal 3D Printing

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There are many metal 3D printing technologies out there like direct metal laser sintering (DMLS), selective laser melting (SLM), electron beam melting (EBM). Metal 3D printing is not intended to replace traditional metal manufacturing processes.

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

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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

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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

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.

Thyssenkrupp Opens New TechCenter Additive Manufacturing in Germany

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3D Printing Business germany selective laser melting selective laser sintering Thyssenkrupp thyssenkrupp techcenter additive manufacturingEarlier this year, German industrial company thyssenkrupp announced its intention to open a new facility dedicated entirely to 3D printing. The announcement was made in April, and the company stated. View the entire article via our website.

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.

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Ensuring Part Quality in Industrial Metal Additive Manufacturing

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3D Printers 3D Printing concept laser Concept Laser M2 Cusing direct metal laser melting DMLM lasercusing meltpool monitoring QM Meltpool SintaviaNow that metal additive manufacturing (AM) is creating fully functional industrial parts, many OEMs are taking a closer look at how the technology might support their individual production goals. View the entire article via our website.

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.

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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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GE Global Research Developing Methods to Speed Up Laser Additive Manufacturing Processes

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3D Printing News Briefs: June 16, 2017

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3D printing awards, technology, programs, printers, partnerships, and new facilities – the 3D printing hive is abuzz with news on this lovely Friday! Desktop Metal was chosen by the World. 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.

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.

ELB-Schliff’s New millGrind Device Melds 3D Printing & Grinding

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3D Printers 3D Printing Business additive manufacturing ELB-Schliff germany Hybrid Manufacturing Technologies Ambit laser melting millGrind ukA new generation of hybrid machine tools are combining additive manufacturing capabilities with milling and CNC turning functionality. Now German machine tool maker ELB-Schliff has introduced a grinding machine they say is equipped for... View the entire article via our website.

Mapal Uses 3D Printing to Manufacture Precision Parts Such Their QTD-series Insert Drills

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3D Printing conventional machining laser melting Mapal precision toolingYou may not have realized that such a thing as a high-tech drilling solutions think tank existed, but it does and has since 1950. The think tank, named Mapal, has spent its history searching out... View the entire article via our website.

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GE is Using 3D Printing and Their New Smart Factory to Revolutionize Large-Scale Manufacturing

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3D Design 3D Printing Aerospace 3D Printing Business Airbus A320neo Boeing 737 MAX boeing 777x direct metal laser melting ge ge aviation GE LEAP Engine general electric Greg Morris india industrial 3d printing metal 3d printing Multi-Modal FacilityWhen you’re a manufacturing company as large as General Electric it can sometimes be incredibly difficult to adapt and modernize. It isn’t so much that large corporations aren’t interested in being. View the entire article via our website.

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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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Aerojet Rocketdyne and the Future of 3D Printing in Space

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America Makes Awards $540K Grant to LLNL & GE to Develop Open-Source 3D Printing Algorithm Software

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3D Printers 3D Printing 3D Software 3d print research and development algorithms america makes america makes grant funding ge general electric Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory LLNL selective laser melting SLM software America Makes is at it again. The Youngstown, Ohio-based institute has been focused for some time now on enhancing the US’ positioning in the additive manufacturing field.

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Carnegie Mellon University Research Finds Flaws in 3D Printed Titanium

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3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Health 3D Printing 3D printed titanium components 3d printing metal powder 3d printing research aerospace Argonne National Laboratory Carnegie Mellon Electron Beam Melting (EBM) electron beam melting titanium material research medical metal 3d printing metal powder materials research Selective Laser Melting (SLM) titanium titanium 3d printing titanium powder

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Milacron Partners with Linear AMS to Modernize Injection Mold Making Using Metal 3D Printing

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3D Printing Business Metal 3D Printing direct metal laser melting DME TruCool DMLM industry partnerships injection molding Linear AMS manufacturing technology metal 3d printing MilacronAt some point 3D printing technology will evolve far enough that it can eliminate the need for traditional manufacturing processes like injection molding. Not only would this allow consumers to. View the entire article via our website.

Mercedes-Benz Trucks Rolls Out First Metal 3D Printed Part: An Aluminum Thermostat Cover for Older Truck Series

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3D Printing Business Metal 3D Printing 3d metal printing 3d printed engine parts 3D printed spare parts 3d printed truck parts 3D printing quality assurance 3D-printed thermostat cover aluminum aluminum powder automotive 3D printing Daimler Daimler AG Mercedes-Benz Mercedes-Benz Trucks metal 3d printing Selective Laser Melting (SLM

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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.

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Major Metal 3D Printing Developments and the R&D Tax Credit

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3D Printing Business Metal 3D Printing Boeing Dreamliner desktop metal Directed Energy Deposition electron beam freeform fabrication ge GE Additive laser metal deposition lens Norsk Titanium selective laser melting selective laser sintering single pass jettingRecent technological developments and industry trends are greatly bolstering the value of 3D metal printing. Metal product designers and fabricators need to be aware of where the metal printing.

toolcraft and IFW Turn to Concept Laser Metal 3D Printing Technology to Create a Better Bone Drill

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3D Printing Medical 3D Printing Metal 3D Printing 3D printed bone drill 3d printed drill 3d printed medical device 3D printed medical tools 3D printing cooling devices 3D printing research and development Concept Laser M2 Cusing direct metal laser melting germany Institute of Production Engineering and Machine Tools Leibniz University metal 3d printing surgical procedure Toolcraft

GE’s Christine Furstoss: Cohesive 3D Printing Ecosystem Must Exist Before There is a True Manufacturing Revolution

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Many are still waiting for the advent of a desktop 3D printer in every home—as ubiquitous as the PC or the kitchen stove—and the common practice of simply fabricating virtually whatever we want due. View the entire article via our website.

Materialise and Atos Use Metal 3D Printing to Create Next-Generation Spacecraft Component

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3D Printing Aerospace 3D Printing Business Metal 3D Printing 3d printed aerospace components 3D printed titanium components 3d printing aerospace aerospace Atos SE ECSSMET 2016 materialise Materialise Metal 3D Printing Factory materialise nv metal 3d printing Selective Laser Melting (SLM) topology optimizationOf all the fields that have been impacted by the rise of 3D printing technology, none has been revolutionized quite like the aerospace industry.

LLNL Researchers Develop Efficient Approach to Manufacture 3D Metal Parts

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– Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory researchers have developed a new and more efficient approach to a challenging problem in additive manufacturing – using selective laser melting , namely, the selection of appropriate process parameters that result in parts with desired properties.

SLM Solutions NA, Inc. – Neff Capital Management Launches Sintavia with $10M Investment

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New company uses SLM Solutions’ Selective Laser Melting® systems to produce AM parts foraerospace & defense. To support the production of highly complex metal parts, Sintavia will add three Selective Laser Melting® SLM®280HL dual-laser systems from SLM Solutions. Using a 280 x 280 x 350 mm build envelope, the SLM 280HL system offers options to configure a single 400W, dual (400 +1000W), or twin (400W) lasers.

Australian Researchers Design, Build, and Test-Fire 3D Printed Rocket Engine in Four Months

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3D Printing Aerospace 3D Printing Metal 3D Printing 3d printed rocket engine 3d printing engineering aerospace 3d printing aerospace metal 3D printing aerospike Amaero Engineering australia collaboration EOS M 280 Monash University NextAero nickel-based superalloy ProjectX rocket engines Selective Laser Melting (SLM) SLM 3D printing Woodside Energy

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Hybrid machines combine additive and subtractive manufacturing

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This blog post analyses advantages and disadvantages of the technology compared to laser melting, the leading additive manufacturing technology for metal parts Hybrid machines combine additive with subtractive manufacturing.

Australian Researchers Explore the Superconductive Properties of 3D Printed Parts

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3D Printing Metal 3D Printing Science & Technology 3d printed aluminum 3d printing australia 3d printing metal powder aluminum alloy electrically conductive Jennifer Hoffman metal 3d printing Michael Tobar niobium quantum 3d printing selective laser melting superconductive properties superconductivity University of Melbourne University of Western Australia