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.

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

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

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Featured Stories 3d printed engine parts 3d printing for aerospace 3D printing in engineering 3D Printing Spotlight advanced manufacturing automotive 3D printing china Chloe Kow cnc machining direct metal laser melting DMLM engineering engineering education Malaysia metal 3d printing metal 3d printing processes patents Renishaw AM250 additive manufacturing machine research research and development Spotlight on Women Star Rapid STEAM education STEM education The Welding Institute training TWI

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.

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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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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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.

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.

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.

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.

3D Printed Reactor Transforms Greenhouse Gas

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3D Printing Metal 3D Printing Science & Technology 3d printable lab equipment 3D printed microreactor EOSINT M 280 greenhouse gases Selective Laser Melting (SLM) University of GrazThe greenhouse gas we most commonly talk about is carbon dioxide, with methane probably coming in a close second. A gas that’s 11,700 times more potent than carbon dioxide, however, is. View the entire article via our website.

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.

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.

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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

3D Printing in Automotive Applications: Tooling, Spare Parts, Race Car Components

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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

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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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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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.

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.

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

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Metal 3D Printed Parts Can Be Both Strong and Ductile, According to New Collaborative Research

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Featured Stories 3D metal printing research 3D printing materials testing 3D printing methods ductile journal article metal 3d printing research paper Selective Laser Melting (SLM) stainless steel 3d printing Stockholm University strong materials university of birmingham University of Birmingham’s School of Metallurgy and Materials Zhejiang UniversityPlenty of 3D printing research has been completed over the years on metal materials, which are decidedly strong.

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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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%.

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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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