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).

Orbex Builds World’s Largest Single-Piece Rocket Engine 3D Printed on the SLM®800 Selective Laser Melting Machine

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Working closely with the design team at Orbex, Pankiewicz consulted on the various design features and orientation options, while ensuring the part built successfully with the required material properties and dimensional accuracy. “Our

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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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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.

3D Printing Metal End-use Part Applications

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3D Printing Sponsored 3D direct metal printing 3dhubs Binder Jet Additive Manufacturing binder jet printing binder jetting 3d printer direct metal laser melting Direct Metal Laser Sintering DMLS fdm laser sintering material extrusionThis article describes the ideal use-cases for each process & comparison with other solutions to help you identify opportunities using 3D Hubs in your organization for metal 3d printing. View the entire article via our website.

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

Heraeus Creates Largest 3D Printed Gear Wheel Made from Amorphous Metals

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3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Metal 3D Printing 3d printed gears amorphous metal amorphous metal 3d printing materials Heraeus Largest 3D printed gear wheel Selective Laser Melting (SLM) topology optimizationAnother historical milestone has been met in 3D printing—a technology known for outdoing itself on a continued basis—with the introduction of the largest 3D printed gear wheel ever fabricated in. View the entire article via our website.

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

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In material development, strength and ductility can be considered as opposite ends of a rope. 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 Shen

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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Canon introduces ceramic 3D printing technology and materials

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Yet to be introduced as a machine, Canon’s latest technology is demonstrated through the presentation of a range of proprietary materials, made to be used with selective laser melting […]. Materials Canon ceramic ceramic 3D printing Xjet

3D Printing News Briefs: May 26, 2019

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3D Printers 3D Printing 3D Printing Events 3D Printing Materials Business 3d printed 3d printer 3d systems 3D Systems Figure 4 technology automotive 3D printing color ColorsX DeepDye Coloring (DDC) dlp 3d printing DyeMansion Figure 4 technology grand opening imgur mini 3d printer miniature modular neon RAPID + TCT RAPID 2019 reddit Selective Laser Melting (SLM) Shanghai slm solutions thingiverse

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

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Known for its malleability and typically ductile composition, copper is a seemingly ideal material for metal 3D printers. Research copper fraunhofer Fraunhofer ILT Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology ILT ILT selective laser melting SLM SLM in GreenIn 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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Researchers Compare Microstructure of As-Cast, Hot-Extruded, and 3D Printed Magnesium Alloy Samples

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3D Printing 3D Printing Materials alloys casting Czech Republic extrusion magnesium microstructures research paper scanning electron microscope Selective Laser Melting (SLM) SLM 280HL SLM 3D printing slm solutions studyAlloys of the shiny gray chemical element magnesium (Mg) feature a high strength-to-weight ratio and a low density of about 1700 kg/m3, making them good options for technical applications in. View the entire article via our website.

3D Printing News Briefs: July 11, 2019

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We’ve got plenty of new products to talk about in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, starting with materials from two chemical companies. WACKER announced new grades of of liquid. View the entire article via our website.

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

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Metal 3D printers are becoming more affordable, and the range of available materials is widening as researchers discover new ways to work with and. 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.

UrbanAlps Wins 2019 purmundus challenge at formnext for 3D Printed Stealth Key

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With all the announcements about new systems, partnerships, and materials coming out of last week’s formnext 2019, let’s not forget about those companies that came home from the event. 3D Design 3D Printing Metal 3D Printing 3d design challenge 3d design competion 3d printed keys awards formnext 2019 purmundus challenge selective laser melting SLM 3D printing Stealth Key Urban Alps UrbanAlps winners

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.

3D Printing News Briefs: June 27, 2019

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In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re starting with a couple of stories from the recent Paris Air Show: TUSAS Engine Industries has invested in GE Additive technology, and ARMOR. View the entire article via our website.

SLM Solutions Helping to Create Guidelines for 3D Printing Spare Parts in Oil, Gas, & Maritime Industries

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

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Parameters of 3D Printed Tungsten Subject of New Study

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One 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. 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Metal 3D Printing Science & Technology 3d printed tungsten microstructures Selective Laser Melting (SLM) tungsten

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

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Plenty of 3D printing research has been completed over the years on metal materials, which are decidedly strong. One adjective we also hear when describing metal 3D printing materials is ductile, View the entire article via our website.

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). This is due to the internal stresses created by the rapid heating and cooling of the material during production.

3D Printing News Briefs: June 16, 2017

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3D Printers 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Business Metal 3D Printing 3D industry acquisitions 3d metal printing 3d print precious metals 3D printed dental applications 3d printed jewelry 3d printing business 3d printing business models 3d printing facility 3d printing in precious metals 3D printing polymers 3d printing precious metals 3d printing ricoh 3d printing training 3D technology training 3SP Aachen University of Applied Sciences acquisition agreement B.M.C.

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

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The material is valued for its many exceptional. 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.

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Chinese Researchers Use SLM 3D Printing Technology to Fabricate Nuclear Components Out of Steel

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3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Metal 3D Printing Science & Technology 3D printed nuclear components 3d printed steel china Chinese Academy of Sciences cladding journal article mechanical properties microstructures research paper Selective Laser Melting (SLM) SLM SLM 3D printing steel 3d printingResearch is always ongoing into the many different applications for 3D printing technology, including for the nuclear industry.

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3D Printing News Briefs: December 5, 2017

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We’re starting with some new materials, products, and partnerships in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs – GKN and Ultimaker are both introducing new materials, and SprintRay has. Selective Laser Melting (SLM) sprintray support materials techshop thermoplastic titanium alloys titanium powder ul ultimaker Ultimaker Breakaway underwriters laboratories

The Winners of the Formnext Start-up Challenge Impress the Judges with Their Groundbreaking AM Innovations

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is the development of new, innovative materials as well as automatic adaptation to new materials, machines and production processes. formnext formnext Start-up Challenge Glassomer LMI - Laser Melting Innovations Mesago Messe Frankfurt Pitchnext Sascha F.

Powerful X-Rays Put to Use in Study of Physics Behind Metal 3D Printing Process as Researchers Seek to Eliminate Structural Defects

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3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Metal 3D Printing 3D printing material properties 3d printing metal powder 3d printing processes Advanced Photon Source Argonne National Laboratory Carnegie Mellon University laser melting material characteristics metal 3d printing metal 3d printing processes metal additive manufacturing Missouri University of Science and Technology models scientific reports structural defects titanium powder us department of energy

3D Printing News Briefs: September 1, 2017

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For this month’s first edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, we’ll be discussing a little business news, then moving to materials, and finishing with something fun to get your weekend. View the entire article via our website.

ORNL Collaboration Results in 3D Printed Stainless Steel Target for Producing Important Medical Isotope

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3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Medical 3D Printing Science & Technology 3D printed targets agreement electron isotopes laser melting molybdenum-99 (Mo-99) Oak Ridge National Laboratory Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) ornl ornl 3d printing plasma powdered material Renishaw research and development stainless steel 3d printing us department of energy

Xact Metal Startup Launching New XM200C and XM200S Metal 3D Printers

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3D Printers 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Metal 3D Printing 3d printing startup Direct Metal Laser Sintering DMLS metal 3D printer metal 3d printers metal powder 3d printing new 3d printers powder bed fusion RAPID + TCT Selective Laser Melting (SLM) slm 3d printers Xact Metal XM200C XM200SLast year, we heard about Penn State engineering graduate Matt Woods, who launched a startup, Xact Metal, based on a new metal 3D printing technology he developed.

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Material advances in metal 3D printing

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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. Recently, it used LaserCUSING systems from Concept Laser to make metal QTD insert drill bits.

3D Printing News Briefs: June 15, 2018

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We’re covering news from the medical and automotive worlds in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, along with a few other stories to get you into the weekend. In Taiwan, ITRI and Mackay. View the entire article via our website.

3D Printing News Briefs: May 25, 2018

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As you head into the weekend, we’re bringing you all of the latest business, materials, and software news in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs. Xaar announced a new executive, Wipro 3D was. View the entire article via our website.

Aerojet Rocketdyne: Successful Hot-Fire Test of 3D Printed RL10 Engine Thrust Chamber Assembly

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3D Printing Aerospace 3D Printing Metal 3D Printing 3d copper printing 3d printed rocket thrusters 3d printing in copper aerojet 3d printing Aerojet Rocketdyne AR1 Booster copper 3d printing materials copper rocket engine part hot-fire test RD-180 RL10 rocket engine RS-25 engine Selective Laser Melting (SLM) SLM 3D printing WPAFB Wright Patterson Wright Patterson air force base

Carnegie Mellon University Research Finds Flaws in 3D Printed Titanium

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Of all the materials that have been formatted for 3D printing—particularly in the medical and aerospace industries—titanium has become the eye of the prize. Whether it’s used to produce a 3D printed. View the entire article via our website.

Bugatti Develops and Builds Functional Components for High-Performance Vehicles with the SLM® Additive Manufacturing Technology from SLM Solutions

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Sparks fly during the dynamic bench testing of a Bugatti brake caliper, the volumetrically largest functional titanium component built with selective laser melting to be tested. The caliper test showed that a tensile strength of 1,250 N/mm 2 and a material density over 99.7%

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3D Printing News Briefs: February 2, 2018

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In celebration of finally leaving the long month of January behind, we’ll start today’s 3D Printing News Briefs with some good news – Carbon is celebrating its fifth anniversary! View the entire article via our website.

The Barnes Group Advisors and SLM Solutions Sign Memorandum of Understanding

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The Barnes Group Advisors will offer several courses, including Discover AM (an essentials course), Focus AM (a technology & materials course), Accelerate AM (a design course) and Empower AM (a business and economics course).

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.

ASTM International Additive Manufacturing Center of Excellence Awarded $1.2M by America Makes

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This $1.2-million investment will help address the lack of consensus on best practices and standards for materials handling and post-processing in using Selective Laser Melting (SLM) to make critical parts. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa.,

3D Printing News Briefs: September 8, 2017

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In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re talking about some exciting new centers opening up that specialize in 3D printing technology, an additive manufacturing course and a little. View the entire article via our website.