Metals at formnext

Wohlers Talk

If the event had a theme, it was metal AM. Companies relatively new to metal AM that showed machines were AddUp (a collaboration between Michelin and Fives), Farsoon, OR Laser, Sentrol, and Sisma. I attended last week’s formnext , powered by TCT , in Frankfurt, Germany.

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Small Industrial Grade Metal 3D Printing Factory

DIY 3D Printing

3d systems industrial 3d printer manufacturing metal 3d printingMajor players in 3D printing are developing new miniature-factory manufacturing cells. Consider them as precursor to Star Trek industrial replicators. They can operate almost without human workers and create very valuable high-tech products. This will be a major shift in decentralized manufacturing and have a huge economic impact.

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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Creating Bottle Openers With the Desktop Metal Studio System

Modern Tech

Here at TriMech’s Connecticut office, we had been printing in 17-4 stainless steel using the Desktop Metal Studio Printer beta unit, but in December of 2018, we installed the complete Desktop Metal Studio System ! Desktop Metal 3D Printing

Desktop Metal Case Study

Studio Fathom

In this blog post, we highlight a featured case study published by Desktop Metal about an injection molding firm who investigates the use of its Studio System for a quick-turn … Read More. The post Desktop Metal Case Study appeared first on What Can You FATHOM?

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. However, metals melt at a high temperature.

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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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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.

Design Guidelines for Direct Metal Laser Sintering, Selective Laser Melting, Laser Powder Bed Fusion

3DPrint.com

Perchance I came across an excellent document on the design guidelines for Direct Metal Laser Sintering, also called DMLS, Selective Laser Melting, SLM, Laser Powder Bed Fusion and referred to as. 3D Design Featured Stories Metal 3D Printing 3D direct metal printing design guidelines design rules design rules DMLS Design rules SLM Direct Metal Laser Sintering DMLS selective laser melting SLM

Introducing Desktop Metal's Studio Fleet

Modern Tech

For the first time, on-demand metal 3D printing will deliver accessible and scalable manufacturing that adapts to diverse business needs, part requirements, production volumes and cost constraints. 3D Printing Desktop Metal

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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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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. 3D Printing Metal 3D Printing 3d printed glass desktop metal metallic glass mit Yale UniversityThe material is stronger. View the entire article via our website.

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Desktop Metal 3D Printing with Microwave Enhanced Sintering

DIY 3D Printing

Here is another revolutionary step forward in 3D printing: the desktop metal 3d printer. It deposits metal "paste" made from metal powder with a polymer binder in a similar way as any common FDM machine and the parts are then sintered in a microwave enhanced furnace chamber.

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3D Printed Hollow Flexible Metal Allen Screw

Deelip

This fusion of metal and bone results in a strong permanent rigid joint. Metal 3D printing is quite literally changing lives. 3D Printing Featured 3D 3D Systems additive dmp implant manufacturing metal printer printing screw titanium

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Markforged accelerates Metal X system shipment with “Metal Monday” sale

3D Printing Industry

Markforged, an award-winning 3D printer developer based in Massachusetts, has announced its “Metal Monday” sales event, which promises to fulfill every order of its Metal X system received before December 17 by the end of the year. As of March this year, the company has already shipped over 100 metal 3D printing systems, including printer, […]. 3D Printers Greg Mark markforged metal x

3D PRINTING METAL FROM RUST

3D Printing Review

It seems backwards, but engineers from Northwestern University have made 3D printing metal easier (and eventually cheaper) by adding extra production steps to the procedure. Sintering sticks the grains together without getting the metal hot enough to melt it.)

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Growth of Metal AM Systems

Wohlers Talk

Additive manufacturing (AM) systems for metal parts are increasing in popularity worldwide, as shown in the following chart. Note: The following was excerpted from Part 4: Industry Growth in Wohlers Report 2014.

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Desktop Metal Expanding Sales of Metal 3D Printing Systems Internationally

3DPrint.com

In April of this year, Desktop Metal introduced its first two 3D printing systems: the Desktop Metal Studio System and the Desktop Metal Production System. The Desktop Metal Studio System is an. 3D Printers 3D Printing Business Metal 3D Printing BMW BMW Group Additive Manufacturing Centre BMW i Ventures bound metal deposition desktop metal DM Studio System Studio System

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Metal 3D Prints and Airport Security

Deelip

I think I will need to work on my short speech on metal 3D printing which I regularly give to airport security personnel. Today I had a tough time explaining what this metal 3D printed part did. 3D Printing Featured 3D 3D Systems airport metal part security

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Understanding Sheet Metal Tolerances

Xometry

Understanding Sheet Metal Tolerances: Check out our list of quick tips for designing Sheet Metal countersinks, Curls, and Hems! The post Understanding Sheet Metal Tolerances appeared first on Xometry.

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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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Singapore: Researchers Test Potential of High Entropy Alloys in EBM Metal 3D Printing

3DPrint.com

Metal 3D printing is becoming invaluable for many manufacturers today worldwide, and the research regarding processes and materials continues as researchers from both Singapore Institute of. 3D Printing Metal 3D Printing additive manufacturing CoCrFeNiMn ebm metal 3d printing Powder bed fusion additive manufacturing

Digital Metal announces automation to advance serial metal additive production

3D Printing Industry

Digital Metal, a metal AM system manufacturer, has launched a fully automated production concept. The Swedish company is the manufacturer of the DM P2500 metal 3D printer, a binder jetting metal additive system that has demonstrated the capacity to make highly detailed components at resolutions to 35 µm. 3D Platforms CETIM digital metal DM P2500 honeywell Koenigsegg Mectron Montfort Watches Ralf Carlström

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

Modern Tech

3D Printing Materials Desktop Metal Know Your MaterialsThe 17-4PH stainless steel material is characterized by its combination of strength, hardness, and corrosion resistance. It is ideal for a variety of application such as tooling, molds, and production parts.

CNC Machining For Precious Metal Jewelry

3E Rapid Prototyping

Precious metals such as gold, silver and platinum form a major cornerstone of many products. These metals are often irreplaceable in their respective roles and embody a diverse range of characteristics, making them a crucial part of multiple products.

First GEFERTEC metal 3D printer in Poland installed at the Institute of Non-Ferrous Metals

3D Printing Industry

The first GEFERTEC Arc403 metal 3D printer has been installed in Poland at the Institute of Non-Ferrous Metals (Instytut Metali Nie?elaznych/IMN). With this system, GEFERTEC, the German-based developer and provider of 3DMP metal 3D printers and technology, will further IMN’s development and refinement of industrial additive manufacturing batch materials for the aerospace and automotive sectors. […].

Automotive Application—Desktop Metal

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Metal 3D Printing’s Goldilocks’ Choice

3DPrint.com

Metal 3D printing is all the rage at the moment. 3D Printing 3D direct metal printing 3d metal printer 3d printin metal DMLS lbpf SLMWith machines costing upwards of $100,000 and usually a lot closer to a million there are a lot of different technologies and application areas. View the entire article via our website.

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MX3D will print a metal bridge in Amsterdam with robotic hand metal printers

DIY 3D Printing

3d printed buildings architecture metal 3d printing Netherlands robotDetailed information can be found on: [link].

Comparison of Metal 3D Printing -- Part Three: Inkjet

3DPrint.com

Metal 3D printing is a burgeoning area at the moment. Many companies are investing in metal 3D printing systems and the market is growing quickly. There are a number of different metal 3D printing. Featured Stories 3D inkjet printer 3D metal powder 3d metal printer aerospace metal 3D printing Binder Jetting Digital Metal exone ExOne Company Hoganas Höganäs Digital Metal inkjet 3d printing metal binder jetting voxeljet Xjet

Don’t Trade Your Bandsaw For a Metal 3D Printer- 1 Minute Read

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But did you know that your old dusty bandsaw might become one of your most valuable machines next to a Metal 3D Printer? I never realized how dependent Metal 3D Printing is on old technology. For example, Powder Metal 3D Printers are welding the part directly to the build plate.

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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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Additec Introduces New Compact Metal Desktop 3D Printer

3DPrint.com

Metal 3D printing is slowly becoming less expensive and more accessible, but for the most part, it’s still expensive and tends to be populated with big, bulky printers. 3D Printers 3D Printing Metal 3D PrintingMore companies are. View the entire article via our website.

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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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How to Replace Metal with Thermoplastics

The Solidworks Blog

Have you ever considered replacing your metal parts with plastic parts? It could be a viable option especially when it comes to the flexibility of manufacture, faster production cycle times, and cost-effectiveness of replacing metal parts with plastic parts.

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Desktop Metal Installed at FATHOM

Studio Fathom

FATHOM has installed its Desktop Metal Studio System at its Oakland headquarters and our Applications Engineering Team is currently building sample parts to further assess the capabilities of the technology. The post Desktop Metal Installed at FATHOM appeared first on What Can You FATHOM?

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

3DPrint.com

Last 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. 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 XM200S

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