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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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).

Adira to launch worlds first Tiled Laser Melting metal 3D printer with biggest ever build volume

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Portuguese machine tool manufacturer Adira is now further increasing the appeal of metal 3D printing with the world’s first large-scale Tiled Laser Melting metal 3D printer, which will be unveiled later this month. Featuring the biggest ever metal powder processing area, it paves the way for numerous new applications by combining powder bed fusion and direct metal deposition 3D printing technologies, along with sheet metal laser-cutting, in a single machine.

Adira unveils worlds first Tiled Laser Melting metal 3D printer with biggest ever build volume

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Big things are happening in the metal 3D printing industry, where hardware is rapidly becoming ready for large volume production. For years, metal 3D printing technology has been seen as ‘not quite there yet’, in part thanks to material, size and build volume restrictions. But these limitations are systematically being dealt with. Just last week, Prodways and CEA Tech Liten unveiled a much faster metal 3D printing technology. 3D Printers

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Chinese scientists develop metal laser melting 3D printer that can be used in space

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This article Chinese scientists develop metal laser melting 3D printer that can be used in space is first published at 3ders.org. The past year or so, we’ve noticed that 3D printing is being increasingly used in aerospace science.

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Concept Laser's new metal laser melting system M2 cusing at Euromold

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Concept Laser, a pioneer in the field of laser melting with metals, presented its new M2 cusing system featuring a modern design and numerous innovations, as well as two new certified materials at Euromold 2014. Specifically, concept laser has focused on improving their process, particularly in the segmented exposure strategy, and on a ground-breaking quality assurance module QMmeltpool 3D.

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Researchers successfully 3D print tiny metal and copper structures using a laser melting technique

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This article Researchers successfully 3D print tiny metal and copper structures using a laser melting technique is first published at 3ders.org. It appears that now more than ever, the developments centered around material science in the additive manufacturing space have been increasingly active.

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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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.

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.

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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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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

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.

Aerojet Rocketdyne and the Future of 3D Printing in Space

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3D Printing Aerospace 3D Printing Metal 3D Printing 3D printed rocket components 3d printed rocket engine 3d printed rocket engines 3d printing in space Aerojet Rocketdyne Baby Bantam Directed Energy Deposition Electron Beam Melt and Laser Powder Bed Fusion ge Goliath Lockheed Martin nasa Orbital ATK selective laser melting Space Launch System United Launch Alliance

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%.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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LPW Promotes the Control of Metal Powders at AMUG 2017

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The company has developed a full range of optimised powders specifically for Selective Laser Melting (SLM), Laser Metal Deposition (LMD) and Electron Beam Melting (EBM) with standard powders supplied from stock, and custom and development alloys available on request.

Z3Dlab Introduces Zti-Powder, a Titanium/Ceramic Composite Material for Metal 3D Printing

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3D Printing 3D Printing Materials 3d metal printing ceramics composite materials material composites selective laser melting titanium z3dlab zti-powderThe field of 3D metal printing continues to expand. Metal 3D printers are becoming more affordable, and the range of available materials is widening as researchers discover new ways to work with and. View the entire article via our website.

SLM Solutions Group Opens Applications and Demonstration Center in Lübeck, Germany

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3D Printing Business 3D Printing Center germany innovation centers selective laser melting SLM 125HL SLM 280HL and SLM500HL SLM Solutions Group SLM Solutions Group AG, the provider of metal-based additive manufacturing technologies, just unveiled a new applications and demonstration center with the mayor of Lübeck, Bernd Saxe, as well as some 200 invited guests in... View the entire article via our website.

Wolfmet Tungsten Alloys Announces New 3D Additive Manufacturing Capability

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Selective Laser Melting enhances service offering to nuclear imaging sector, resulting in more accurate and effective tungsten collimators. Wolfmet Tungsten Alloys ( Wolfmet ) today announced the launch of its new Selective Laser Melting ( SLM ) capability (patent pending).

Siemens acquires 85% stake in British 3D printing firm Materials Solutions

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Siemens has acquired a majority (85%) stake in Materials Solutions, a UK-based selective laser melting (SLM) specialist and leader in additive manufacturing processing and production.

LPW Releases New AM Metal Powder Atomisation Case Study

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The choice of atomising gas on the properties of metal powders, in conjunction with the specific additive manufacturing process parameters, plays a key role in the ultimate microstructure and mechanical properties of fabricated parts as demonstrated in this Selective Laser Melting (SLM) study.

Zhuhai CTC Electronic’s Walnut Line is China’s First Proprietary Metal 3D Printer

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3D Printers 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Business ctc industrial 3d printing metal 3d printing Riverbase 500 SLA 3D printer selective laser melting SLM Walnut metal 3d printers Yoyo Hee Zhuhai CTC ElectronicWhile desktop and hobby applications for 3D printing have long dominated the attention of the industry, that now seems to be shifting, as the desktop market starts to constrict while other. View the entire article via our website.

Amsterdam Company Combines 3D Printed Metal and Artisanal Glass in Maritime Theme

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3D Design 3D printed art 3D Printing Dual Land Faberhama glass blowing italy Netherlands selective laser melting SLMAmsterdam-based Faberhama, a home product design firm headed by a team of Italian designers, is using state-of-the-art 3D printing technology combined with the time-honored craft of glassblowing in a new line of maritime-inspired lighting.... ... View the entire article via our website.

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Heraeus Group and Exmet Have Developed a 3D Printing Process That Uses Amorphous Metals

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3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Business amorphous metal amorphous metal 3d printing materials Exmet graphene Heraeus Group Mattias Unosson metal 3d printing metallic glass powder bed 3d printing selective laser melting SLM Tobias CaspariTypically, metals are all composed of highly ordered, crystalline structures of atoms. While there are obvious uses and benefits of this type of atomic arrangement, there is a limit to how strong any. View the entire article via our website.