Working with metal materials for additive manufacturing

Leslie's Blog

Perhaps more than any other manufacturing process, additive manufacturing works best when you match the material to the right additive process. Some of the challenges, though, are: –many additive processes suggest proprietary versions of materials.

Material advances in metal 3D printing

Leslie's Blog

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. Thus, the purchase of titanium alloys is expected to reach 31% of the metals market.

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New Stratasys metal 3D printer, materials announced

3D Printing Industry

A Stratasys metal 3D printer will be launched in April 2018. Already a leader in polymer 3D printing solutions, and the inventor of FDM technology, the forthcoming Stratasys metal additive manufacturing platform seeks to “to displace conventional […]. 3D Printers airbus DMLS Ilan Levin material jetting metal additive manufacturing short-run manufacturing short-run production SIA Engineering SIA Engineering Company Stratasys Stratasys Direct Manufacturing Stratasys meta

Know Your Materials: 17-4PH Stainless Steel (Metal)

Modern Tech

The 17-4PH stainless steel material is characterized by its combination of strength, hardness, and corrosion resistance. In its as-sintered state, 17-4 PH material properties consistently meet industry standards. 3D Printing Materials Desktop Metal Know Your Materials

Know Your Materials: 17-4PH Stainless Steal (Metal)

Modern Tech

The 17-4PH stainless steel material is characterized by its combination of strength, hardness, and corrosion resistance. In its as-sintered state, 17-4 PH material properties consistently meet industry standards. 3D Printing Materials Desktop Metal Know Your Materials

Sandvik invests $25 million in materials for metal 3D printers

3D Printing Industry

The metal powders for additive manufacturing market continues to see increased competition in a new move from high-technology engineering group Sandvik (SAND:SS). Sandvik has announced plans to open a specialist additive manufacturing materials production plant in Sweden. The 200 million SEK ($25 million USD) facility will focus on the mining and production of fine metal powders made from titanium […].

Metalysis opens specialist Materials Discovery Center for 3D printing metal

3D Printing Industry

Additive manufacturing metal powder manufacturer Metalysis, has opened a Materials Discovery Center in South Yorkshire, UK. Douglas Caster Dr. Kartik Rao Farthing FFC process fourth industrial revolution Fray fray farthing and chen Future of Solid State Metal Processing industry 4.0 A momentous event for the company, Metalysis invited 3D Printing. bodyTop Event Cambridge process Chen Dion Vaughan.

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Metal 3D Printing Material Scalmalloy Could be the Aircraft Material of the Future

3DPrint.com

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Ames Laboratory's Metal Powder Manufacturing Technology Opens Up New Material Possibilities for 3D Printing

3DPrint.com

Metal powders, of the sort commonly used for additive manufacturing, look pretty similar at first glance, but their differences are many – not just between differing metals and alloys, but. View the entire article via our website.

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Materials Explainer: 3D Printing in Cast Metal

Shapeways Blog

Cast metals at Shapeways combine the cutting-edge technology of 3D printing with the lost-wax casting process developed by humans thousands of years ago. Most cast-metal products from Shapeways are jewelry, given size constraints and the cost of materials.

New metal finishes for our Brass 3D printing material

Sculpteo

The post New metal finishes for our Brass 3D printing material appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo At Sculpteo we always think about the constantly […].

Metal 3D Printing Materials Analysis – Everything You Need to Know

Javelin Tech Tips

Javelin Technologies, known across Canada as a top reseller for SOLIDWORKS software and the full range of Stratasys 3D printers, has added Desktop Metal 3D printing systems to our additive manufacturing offerings. What is the grain structure like in comparison to other metal printers? .

A Look into Powder Materials for Metal 3D Printing

3D Printing Industry

Today, a plethora of 3D printing techniques can shape objects from an ever growing list of materials – photo-polymeric resins, extruded filament, powders of plastics, pure metals and alloys, etc. 3D Printing Industry Insights Materials Metal 3D Printing

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AM Material Sales Growth

Wohlers Talk

The following graph shows the 16-year material sales growth trend in additive manufacturing. In 2016, an estimated $903 million was spent on all materials for AM systems worldwide, including industrial machines and desktop 3D printers.

Shapeways Rolls Out New Plated Precious Metal Materials

3DPrint.com

The ability for customers to customize items, pick between dozens of possible colors and materials, and find just the right product they’re looking for has helped... View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 14k gold rhodium shapewats plated material shapeways shapeways 18k gold shapeways material shapeways precious metals Shapeways is really becoming an incredibly useful ecommerce website.

3D Hubs launches cast metal service using FDM 3D printing material from Polymaker

3D Printing Industry

Online manufacturing platform 3D Hubs is now offering metal casting using FDM patterns as part of its services. Materials 3D Hubs 3D Hubs metal Bram de Zwart FDM metal casting large metal parts Metal casting Polycast Polymaker Polymaker 3D Hubs Polymaker polycast RAPID Xiaofan LuoThe global 3D printing network, which is headquartered.

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OR LASER and Heraeus to Collaborate on Metal Materials Development for AM

Additive Manufacturing

The main remit of this agreement is for these two German companies to collaborate on the development of optimized metal powdered materials for additive manufacturing applications with the ORLAS CREATOR platform.

Fabrisonic Uses UAM 3D Printing Process to Create Functionally Graded Metal Materials

3DPrint.com

Functionally-graded materials (FGMs) differ from traditional composites in that two materials are joined with a graded interface in order to avoid a boundary between them. 3D Printing Metal 3D Printing composite materials Fabrisonic functionally graded materials gradient materials hybrid additive manufacturing processes Mark Norfolk UAM ultrasonic additive manufacturing

Adding Quasicrystals to Complex Metal Alloys Provides New Material for 3D Printing

3DPrint.com

Advances in 3D printing aren’t only occurring in the technology of the machines or in the materials that can be used for printing, but also in the very creation of the materials themselves.

PyroGenesis launches 3D printer materials spinoff for metal powders

3D Printing Industry

Canadian plasma specialist PyroGenesis (OTCQB: PYRNF) has announced a new 3D printer materials division under the name PyroGenesis Additive. Materials gas plasma atomization incolnel metal powders Mr. P. First proposed in 2016, the launch. Peter Pascali plasma atomization PyroGenesis PyroGenesis Additive spherification titanium

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

3DPrint.com

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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What’s New in SOLIDWORKS 2019: Linking Materials and Sheet Metal Parameters

DASI Solutions

Written by: Shaun Johnson, Application Engineer New in SOLIDWORKS 2019 is the ability to tie sheet metal bend parameters to specific materials in the SOLIDWORKS Materials Database. This feature makes it easier to explore different avenues in your sheet metal designs while … Continue reading → New Features SOLIDWORKS 2019 material properties Materials Database sheet metal Sheet Metal Parameters solidworks solidworks 2019 What's new what's new 2019

Mini Metal Maker DIY metal clay 3d printer

DIY 3D Printing

Mini Metal Maker is small DIY 3d printer that prints objects suitable for jewelry production, watchmaking and small gears modeling, small pistons and generally small metal parts. it will not make "regular" sized hard metal parts. FAQ What is the Mini Metal Maker for?

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What Makes A Metal Powder Suitable? Researchers Examine Powders in AM Processes

3DPrint.com

Metal 3D printing is becoming a vital source of production for a wide range of industries today, and a unique underrstanding of the required materials continues to grow around it. 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Metal 3D Printing 3d metal printing additive manufacturing germany industrial 3d printing metal powders

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Do You Print in Metal?

The Solidworks Blog

Do you print in metal?” Our users didn’t just want metal printing technology – they wanted metal printing that was as simple, affordable, safe, and easy to use as plastic printing. And then along came Desktop Metal…. Stratasys and Desktop Metal have partnered together !

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i.materialise Unveils Their Latest Metal-Based 3D Printing Material: Aluminum

3DPrint.com

3D Printing 3D Printing Materials 3d printed aluminum 3d printing materials 3d printing service bureau aluminum aluminum 3d printing aluminum powder belgium Direct Metal Laser Sintering i.materialise matierialise metal 3d printingWhen they’re not busy 3D printing components for lawnmowers or teaching their consumers how to optimize their jewelry design, the Belgium-based 3D printing service bureau i.materialise is usually. View the entire article via our website.

New 3D Metal Printing Materials

Fabbaloo

» materialsMicroscopic look at variably-sized tantalum powder, designed specifically for 3D printing. Read the whole entry. »

Mini Metal Maker is ready to go to production

DIY 3D Printing

Mini Metal Maker is a small metal clay 3d printer developed by David and Lindsay Hartkop. It extrudes special metal clay which is then air dried and fired in a kiln to get metal objects. Ideal for jewelry makers and other small fine metal specialists.

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Metal Powder Industries Federation publishes standards for additive manufacturing

3D Printing Industry

The worldwide Metal Powder Industries Federation (MPIF) has published A Collection of Powder Characterization Standards for Metal Additive Manufacturing. A compilation of nine existing test methods relating to metallic powdered feedstock, the document is intended to help “clarify the technology as an aid in conducting business” for designers and manufacturers.

3-D printing with metals achieved

3D Printing Review

A team of researchers from the University of Twente has found a way to 3D print structures of copper and gold, by stacking microscopically small metal droplets. These droplets are made by melting a thin metal film using a pulsed laser. Their work is published on Advanced Materials.

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Desktop Metal and its Mission to Make Metal 3D Printing Accessible

The Solidworks Blog

One company that’s certainly garnered its fair share of that buzz is Desktop Metal. Yes, there are other companies that do metal 3D printing so I was curious as to what makes this company different. Bringing metal printing to the office. Printing metal parts at scale.

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LPW to optimize metal 3D printing materials as chair at Lancaster University

3D Printing Industry

Under the direction of Pedro Rivera, the professorship will mine the dynamic potential of powdered metal materials, creating high-performance alloys that resist sensitivities common to conventional powders. Materials Dr Phil Carroll LPW LPW technology metal 3D printing metal powders Pedro Rivera Phil Carroll Professor Pedro Rivera

Material Options Now Greatly Expanded in SOLIDWORKS Sell

The Solidworks Blog

SOLIDWORKS is host to many appearances and materials that help your consumers (designers, students, CEO’s, etc) see how their products will look like in real life. Now, with a recent update, SOLIDWORKS Sell has implemented over 250 of those materials into its own library.

Oerlikon: Swiss Company Announces Advanced Materials Facility in Michigan

3DPrint.com

It’s no surprise anymore that the fastest-growing sector in additive manufacturing revolves around metals. 3D printed metal offers incredible opportunity and benefits from waste and cost. 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Metal 3D Printing 3D metal powder 3d printable alloys 3d printed titanium formnext formnext 2016 high performance metal alloys metal 3d printing metal alloys metal alloys for 3D printing MetcoAdd Michigan Oerlikon Oerlikon Metco

MX3D Metal 3D Printed Bridge on Display in Eindhoven During Dutch Design Week

3DPrint.com

MX3D has been working for a number of years on a metal printing technology specifically for bridges and large metal items. 3D Printed Architecture Featured Stories 3d architectural design 3d architectural material 3d print robotics 3d printer robotic arm metal printed metal printing MX3DIncorporating machine learning and AI into the build process the company. View the entire article via our website.

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Discover Our Favorite 3D-Printed Jewelry in Non-Metal Materials

i.materialise

We love the possibility of 3D printing in precious metals: silver, brass, bronze or even gold are some of our most popular materials with jewelry designers. But it’s worth discovering these other unusual materials which can also be perfect for 3D printing jewelry.

3D Printed Metallic Glass Demonstrates Benefits of Both Metal and Thermoplastics

3DPrint.com

A team of researchers led by Jan Schroers, Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science at Yale, has developed a way to 3D print objects from metallic glass. The material is stronger. 3D Printing Metal 3D Printing 3d printed glass desktop metal metallic glass mit Yale University

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LPW POWDERSOLVE Will Help AM Firms Choose and Track Metal Printing Powder Materials

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There is a bewildering choice of powdered metal materials available for additive manufacturing processes, and now LPW Technology says they’ve created an online software product to make selecting and tracking the proper powder for various... View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Business comprehensive metal powder database John D. metal powder metal powder database POWDERSOLVE powdersolve.com RAPID 2015 uk

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

3DPrint.com

The 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. 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials 3d metal printing ceramics composite materials material composites selective laser melting titanium z3dlab zti-powder

German materials researchers explore zero gravity metal 3D printing

3D Printing Industry

Researchers at the German Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing (BAM) and TU Clausthal are working on a project titled “Powder-based additive manufacturing in zero gravity.” ” Poised to compete with microgravity metal 3D printing efforts from the likes of NASA and Made In Space, the team’s experiments have been conducted in a number of parabolic […].

Newton 3d DIY metal clay 3d printer

DIY 3D Printing

It uses metal clay as printing material and that type of material requires high temperature kiln for finishing. diy 3d metal printer metal clay new diy 3d printer video

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Advancing the Field of Flexible Electronics with 3D Printable Liquid Metal Alloy

3DPrint.com

Whenever I hear about liquid metal, I will always picture the T-1000 from Terminator 2 first. But in reality, 3D printed liquid metal can be used to develop innovations that are far better for. View the entire article via our website.

French Start-Up Z3DLAB Produces Titanium-Ceramic Material for Metal 3D Printing

3D Printing Industry

Companies such as GE have invested heavily in utilizing metal 3D printing for industrial applications, creating prototypes and even end parts for jet engines. 3D Printing 3DP Applications Business Europe Industry Insights Materials Medical & Dental Metal 3D Printing News SLM