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

Additive Manufacturing

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).

Pitt Engineers Receive $500,000 Award From NASA to Develop Materials Model for Simulating Microstructure Evolution During Additive Manufacturing

Additive Manufacturing

PITTSBURGH (December 12, 2016) … Additive manufacturing (AM) researchers at the University of Pittsburgh’s Swanson School of Engineering and simulation software company ANSYS, Inc. Paul Kovach | Director of Marketing and Communications | Swanson School of Engineering, University of Pittsburgh.

Pittsburgh’s Swanson School of Engineering-Research Aimed at Enhanced AM Modeling/Simulation Technology and New AM Qualification Standards

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One grant will be used to develop enhanced modeling and simulation technology and the other, development of new qualification standards. With regard to computer modeling and qualification methods for AM, what needs do these grants address? .

3D Metal Printing Improves Craniomaxillofacial Surgery

Additive Manufacturing

By Concept Laser GmbH. This is based on the LaserCUSING process from Concept Laser , whose M2 cusing machine is used at Karl Leibinger Medizintechnik. We purchased our first AM machine from Concept Laser in 2013. Manufacture of laser-melted individual implants.

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New LPW Technology – Royal Academy of Engineering Research Chair Created to Mine, Process and Alloy Data, and to Model Novel Alloys for Optimising the Additive Manufacturing Process

Additive Manufacturing

As this technology is poised to disrupt the established techniques for fabricating metal components so collecting data, and simulating new compositions and microstructures, promises to transform the approach to generating novel high-performance alloys for applications in critical industries.

LLNL Researchers Outline Physics of Metal 3D Printing

Additive Manufacturing

The powder bed fusion process, also known as selective laser melting (SLM), requires thin layers of a metal powder to be spread across a build area, where they are fused by a laser or electron beam based on a 3D computer-aided design (CAD) model.

ADAPT – Upcoming Colorado School of Mines Additive Manufacturing Seminars

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Subject : “ Characterization of laser-powder-bed interactions in selective laser melting “ Selective laser melting (SLM) plays an important role in the field of additive manufacturing, enabling the design of complicated geometries that can produce parts rapidly and efficiently.

How 5 Major Automobile Manufacturers Use 3D Printing

3E Rapid Prototyping

The part itself is an aluminium manifold inlet, printed using GE Additive’s Concept Laser X LINE 2000R. They ran simulations as a means of optimizing the design of internal flow passages in the housing, but needed to build a prototype to perform functional testing to validate the new design.

Pitt Engineers Receive $503,000 NSF Grant to Study How Aluminum Alloy Microstructures Form in Real Time

Additive Manufacturing

The proposal, “In-situ transmission electron microscopy of microstructure formation during laser irradiation induced irreversible transformations in metals and alloys” was awarded a three-year, $503,435 grant from the NSF Division of Materials Research.

Yndetech Builds Fast-Growing Dental Implant Business in Italy with 3D Systems’

Additive Manufacturing

Today we are printing a complete portfolio of dental devices with this laser melting technology using 3D Systems’ cobalt-chrome material, including bridges, abutments, and implant bars,” explained Emidio.

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LLNL Researchers – 3D Printing Could Revolutionize Laser Design

Additive Manufacturing

LLNL researchers are exploring the use of metal 3D printing to create strong, lightweight structures for advanced laser systems – an effort they say could alter the way lasers are designed in the future. By Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

Classic Car Meets Future Technology: VW Caddy Fitted with 3D-Printed Front-End Structure

Additive Manufacturing

In this joint development project known as 3i-PRINT , the involved companies covered every development step of the process, from design, simulation, optimization and manufacturing to post production of the part. About Modell- und Formenbau Blasius Gerg GmbH.