Brazilian Medical Firm Sartori invests in Selective Laser Melting Equipment of SLM Solutions

Manufactur3D Mag

SLM Solutions, announced in an official release that Sartori, a Brazil-based manufacturer of orthopaedic implants and instruments, has invested in the company’s Selective Laser Melting technology. Luiz Guilherme Sartori, CEO of Sartori, sees huge advantages in the use of Selective Laser Melting: “Additive Manufacturing gives us the possibility to provide implants and instruments with functional integration that enable improved surgical outcomes, improving patients’ lives.”

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

3DPrint.com

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

Sigma Labs’ First Contract for Newest 3D Printing Quality Control Software Goes to Coherent

3DPrint.com

NASDAQ:SGLB) is one of the best-known developers of commercial in-process quality assurance (IPQA) software for additive manufacturing of metals. Headquartered in New Mexico, Sigma Labs, Inc.

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. mm; z: 391 mm3 – excluding height of build plate) produced on an X line 1000R from Concept Laser. The component validation process also revealed a low porosity rate on the finished component of < 1%. Design to suit the process.

Metal 3D Printed Aircraft Engine Parts Get Depowdering Boost from Solukon

3DPrint.com

When you’re printing with powder, removal of that material at the end of the print process is a critical cost-saving phase. But that’s not the only reason it’s important to. View the entire article via our website.

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

Additive Manufacturing

The novel Orbex launcher not only uses 100% renewable fuel to cut carbon emissions by 90% and a novel zero-shock staging and payload separation resulting in zero orbital debris, but was also design-optimized for selective laser melting, helping to create a structure 30% lighter and 20% more efficient than any other launch vehicle in its category. Members of our team helped invent the selective laser melting technology!

The State of 3D Printing at Continental Automotive

3DPrint.com

3D Printing Metal 3D Printing ADAM automotive 3D printing Continental Automotive digital light processing (DLP) Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) germany Selective Laser Melting (SLM) Selective Laser Sintering (SLS) stereolithography (SLA Other organizations like NASA have also been using 3D printing technology for prototypes and functional parts—long before the rest of the world had an inkling about the impacts that would. View the entire article via our website.

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

3DPrint.com

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

Investigating Effects of Process Parameters on Surface Roughness of 3D Printed Down-Facing Surfaces

3DPrint.com

From titanium bone regeneration scaffolds and hydraulic components to nuclear components and flow reactors, selective laser melting (SLM), which is also known as DMLS and Powder Bed Fusion, is an. 3D Printing Science & Technology 3D printing parameters 3d systems 3D Systems ProX DMP 320 Karlsruhe Institute of Technology Port Said University research paper Selective Laser Melting (SLM) SLM SLM 3D printing

SLM 45

3D Printing Pioneer Interview With Bill Carter of GE Research

3DPrint.com

In the past company invented key polymers used for 3D printing, applied many processes to aerospace and used the technology. 3D Printing Exclusive Interviews 3d printing metal Design rules SLM direct metal laser melting DMLM DMLS ge GE Additive GE Research metal 3d printer SLMGE Research has been utilizing 3D printing for a very long time indeed. View the entire article via our website.

Fraunhofer ILT Researching Green Lasers for 3D Printing Copper

3DPrint.com

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: July 11, 2019

3DPrint.com

3D Printers 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials 3D Scanning 3D printed footwear 3D scan data processing 3D technology in sports ACEO artec 3d Artec Space Spider Artec Studio Artec Turntable automated system Bluetooth chemicals company Flame retardant germany Huntsman Corporation Imagine Series K2 IROPRINT K 2019 liquid silicone Liquid Silicone Rubber plastics press conference Rosswag Engineering rotating surface Selective Laser Melting (SLM) SLM 280 2.0

Artec 75

3D Printing Metal End-use Part Applications

3DPrint.com

This 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. 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 extrusion

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

3DPrint.com

3D Printers 3D Printing Metal 3D Printing 3D laser capabilities 3d print time lapse 3d printing applications 3d printing gases 3d printing laser technology 3d printing research 3d printing time-lapse Computational Fluid Dynamics ge ge 3d printing ge additive manufacturing GE Global Research GE Store laser melting laser research metal 3d printers time-lapse videos

SLM Solutions and XYZPrinting Showcase Latest 3D Printers at TCT Show

3DPrint.com

3D Printers 3D Printing Metal 3D Printing 3d metal printing UK 3D printer market 3d printers for dental applications 3d printing research Digital Light Processing dlp dlp 3d printer dlp 3d printing ireland jewelry applications Nobel Superfine 3D printer resin selective laser melting Selective Laser Melting (SLM) SLM 280 2.0

SLM 48

AM Solutions – Post Processing of AM Components

Additive Manufacturing

With the focus on automated post processing — removal of residual powder and surface smoothing of these channels — the mechanical and chemical engineering departments of the Politecnico Milano (Italy) together with Rösler Italiana S.r.l. Selective Laser Melting – Perfect shape but high surface roughness For the production of tooling components “Selective Laser Melting” (SLM) is the primary manufacturing method.

TU Delft Researchers Develop Heat Accumulation Detection Procedure for SLM 3D Printing

3DPrint.com

Selective Laser Melting (SLM), a powder-based 3D printing technique also known as Laser Beam Melting or Laser Powder Bed Fusion, has been used to process metal in a variety of sectors, such as. 3D Printing Science & Technology Delft University of Technology precision process models research paper Selective Laser Melting (SLM) SLM SLM 3D printing topology optimization

SLM 44

Fraunhofer ILT Debuting New Process that Combines Welding, 3D Printing, and Robotics

3DPrint.com

3D Printing Robotics Science & Technology 3d printed connectors 3d printing and robotics Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology ILT germany KUKA kuka lbr iiwa KUKA Robotics laser scanner LaserTAB lightweight robot (LBR) Selective Laser Melting (SLM) SLM 3D printing weldingHow often do you combine welding, 3D printing, and robotics?

Research Team Uses Synchrotron Beamline to See Inside Laser 3D Printing Process

3DPrint.com

3D Printing Science & Technology 3d print research beamline DED Diamond Light Source direct energy deposition fast 3d printing imaging technologies journal article LAMPR laser 3d printing laser additive manufacturing laser melting Laser Powder Bed Fusion Additive Manufacturing novel 3d printing methods porosity research paper spatter synchrotron university of manchester x-rays

Howco Orders First Metal Additive Manufacturing Machine from SLM Solutions

Additive Manufacturing

In regards to purchasing their new SLM®500 selective laser melting machine Howco’s Director of Additive Manufacturing, Conrad Kao, comments, “We went through an extensive selection process over a number of months to make sure we had the optimum technology for our new venture.

SLM 56

3D Printing News Briefs: September 1, 2017

3DPrint.com

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.

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

3DPrint.com

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.

Productivity Leaders – Development Collaboration of Honeywell and SLM Solutions Bears Fruits

Additive Manufacturing

SLM®500 Selective Laser Melting Machine (Photo courtesy of SLM Solutions). The development of these new parameter sets for aluminum alloy F357 using a layer thickness of 60 µm and 700 W lasers has now reached an important milestone. Lübeck, July 20, 2020.

SLM 56

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

3DPrint.com

At some point 3D printing technology will evolve far enough that it can eliminate the need for traditional manufacturing processes like injection molding. 3D Printing Business Metal 3D Printing direct metal laser melting DME TruCool DMLM industry partnerships injection molding Linear AMS manufacturing technology metal 3d printing Milacron

Metal 58

SLM Solutions Supports Standardization Project in the Oil, Gas and Maritime Industry

Additive Manufacturing

SLM Solutions supports the projects by providing its technical expertise in additive manufacturing, specifically the successful implementation of Selective Laser Melting technology. It will provide a framework to ensure that metal parts produced via Selective Laser Melting Technology and Wire Arc Additive Manufacturing are according to Oil, Gas and Maritime industry specifications. This model will be tested during the Q2 part production process.

America Makes Announces Awardees of Directed Project Opportunity on Advancing Additive Manufacturing Post-Processing Techniques

Additive Manufacturing

Goal is to Improve Process Control for Qualifying Complex Parts and Reduce Costs. America Makes is proud to announce the awardees of a Directed Project Opportunity on advancing additive manufacturing (AM) post-processing techniques (AAPT), funded by the Air Force Research Laboratory ( AFRL ), Materials and Manufacturing Directorate, Manufacturing and Industrial Base Technology Division. Youngstown, Ohio — December 18, 2018.

LPW Chairs Advisory Board of National Manufacturing Hub for Advanced Powder Processes

Additive Manufacturing

1 st February, 2017: Runcorn, UK: The founder of LPW Technology Ltd , the market leader in the development, processing and supply of high quality metal powders and software solutions for the Additive Manufacturing (AM) industry, will have a key role on the Industrial Advisory Board of a £20 million government-backed initiative. MAPP: EPSRC Future Manufacturing Hub in Manufacture using Advanced Powder Processes.

LPW’s latest case study, ‘Maraging Steel: The Effects of Alloy Chemistry on Processability’

Additive Manufacturing

17 August, 2017: Runcorn, UK: ‘ Maraging Steel: The effects of alloy chemistry on processability ’ is the latest informative case study to be published by LPW Technology Ltd , the market leader in the development, processing and supply of high quality metal powders for the Additive Manufacturing (AM) industry. “A Featured News Additive Manufacturing AM Dr Rob Deffley Electron Beam Melting laser metal deposition LPW Technology Ltd Maraging Steel PowderLife selective laser melting

SLM Solutions and Identify3D Cooperate to Develop End-to-End Integrity for Additive Manufacturing in the Digital Supply Chain

Additive Manufacturing

Lübeck, March 26, 2019 After announcing their first collaboration in 2018, Identify3D and SLM Solutions have expanded their cooperation to productize their current joint developments to secure intellectual property in the additive manufacturing process chain. Qualified processes are locked to limit operator error and ensure compliance, repeatability and quality control. Validity checks allow an audit of their design throughout the selective laser melting process.”.

An Introduction to Designing for Metal 3D Printing

The Solidworks Blog

Metal 3D printing is not intended to replace traditional metal manufacturing processes. There are many metal 3D printing technologies out there like direct metal laser sintering (DMLS), selective laser melting (SLM), electron beam melting (EBM). The powder has the same chemical composition as the final part, since the process does not require any binding agents or additives. The minimum allowable unsupported distance for our DMLS process is 0.080 in.

SLM Solutions Moves to New Headquarters to Prepare for Further Growth

Additive Manufacturing

The new building represents a 56% increase over the company’s former location, offering ample space for the 350 on-site employees, an additive manufacturing applications technology center to aid customer process development and streamlined production of selective laser melting systems for the global market. Featured News Additive Manufacturing AM Daniela Wedemeyer Germany Lübeck selective laser melting SLM Solutions Group AGLübeck, August 17, 2018.

SLM 48

Lawrence Livermore Reinventing Metal 3D Printing With New Direct Writing Process

Additive Manufacturing

However, the most popular metal printing processes, which use lasers to fuse together fine metal powder, have their limitations. Parts produced using selective laser melting (SLM) and other powder-based metal techniques often end up with gaps or defects caused by a variety of factors. In the paper, the team produced parts using a bismuth-tin mixture, which has a low melting point of less than 300 degrees Celsius. By Jeremy Thomas | LLNL News.

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

Additive Manufacturing

Latvia), Glassomer (Germany), LMI – Laser Melting Innovations (Germany), and Spectroplast (Switzerland) impressed the international judging panel with a diverse range of industrial 3D printing innovations, including software and simulation solutions for more efficient additive manufacturing, a low-cost metal printer, and additive manufacturing solutions using glass and silicone.

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

Additive Manufacturing

The “Advancing Additive Manufacturing Post-Processing Techniques” (AAPT) award of $800,000, funded through the Air Force Research Laboratory ( AFRL ), will be supplemented by $400,000 in in-kind support from project team partners. 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.,

The Barnes Group Advisors and SLM Solutions Sign Memorandum of Understanding

Additive Manufacturing

SLM Solutions’ goal is to equip potential customers with the ability to make better informed purchasing decisions by ensuring comprehensive training is available during the sales process. By partnering our machine expertise with the industry leaders at The Barnes Group Advisors, we are able to lower the barrier to entry and shorten the learning curve for success with selective laser melting for our customers.”

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

Additive Manufacturing

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 component was manufactured in the aerospace alloy Ti 6 Al 4 V with Fraunhofer IAPT (formerly Laser Zentrum Nord) and Bionic Production AG on an SLM ® 500 featuring four 400W lasers. Lübeck, March 11, 2019.

SLM 43

LLNL Researchers Develop Efficient Approach to Manufacture 3D Metal Parts

Additive Manufacturing

– 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. Some of the key parameters include laser power, laser speed, distance between laser scan lines, scanning strategy and powder layer thickness.

Industrial Gases Key to Metal Additive Manufacturing — Air Products Launches Website to Guide Industry

3DPrint.com

In selective laser melting and similar processes, thin layers of atomized, fine metal powder are distributed using a coating mechanism onto a substrate plate attached to an indexing table that moves in the Z... View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials 3d printing technology additive manufacturing Air Products argon gas Justin Rabe metal 3d printing processes

LPW’s Latest Case Study Highlighting Confidence in Commercial Reuse of Inconel 718 AM Metal Powders

Additive Manufacturing

One of the key benefits of AM, over conventional manufacturing methods, is the ability to reuse a batch of material which has been through the process. Established in 2007, LPW Technology is the market leader in the development, processing and supply of metal powders for additive manufacturing, and provides a comprehensive range of services for the AM industry. Why the cheapest powder doesn’t give you the cheapest parts.

Rosswag Engineering Adds Third SLM®280 to Expand Production and Aid Material Qualification Process

Additive Manufacturing

Rosswag Engineering has announced the acquisition of its third selective laser melting system from SLM Solutions. Selective Laser Melting Machine SLM®280 of Rosswag (Photo courtesy of SLM Solutions). With the ability to quickly produce special metal powders, simulate build results, print tests using SLM’s material development module, then post-process and inspect builds in-house, the time to market cycle for new materials is reduced from months to weeks.

LPW Releases New Metal AM Case Study

Additive Manufacturing

LPW Technology Ltd , the market leader in the development, processing and supply of high quality metal powders for the Additive Manufacturing (AM) industry, has added a new case study to its ever-growing suite of technical materials. The case study, ‘ Testing powder for optimal processing window’ , joins seven other informative case studies in the LPW website’s technical library, alongside its brochures and helpful powder finding tool.

LPW’s US Operation Achieves AS 9120A

Additive Manufacturing

11 January, 2017: Runcorn, UK: LPW Technology , the market leader in the development, processing and supply of high quality metal powders for the Additive Manufacturing (AM) industry, continues to extend its quality assurance standards. Established in 2007, LPW Technology is the market leader in the development, processing and supply of metal powders for additive manufacturing, and provides a comprehensive range of services for the AM industry.

LPW Technology AM Metal Powder Manufacturing plant officially opened by HRH Duke of Gloucester

Additive Manufacturing

Quality control is ensured through complete digital integration of processes and a focus on contamination control throughout. The factory houses a variety of powder production equipment referred to as atomisers, which melt feedstock at approximately 1700ºC. The unique portfolio of atomisation processes, range of AM metal powders and PowderSolve industry 4.0