University of Texas at Dallas develops micro metal 3D printing process for in-situ microstructure control

3D Printing Industry

A team of researchers at the University of Texas at Dallas Department of Mechanical Engineering have invented an electrochemical-based metal 3D printing method. Named localized pulsed electrodeposition (L-PED), with this method the team has gained in situ control of metal microstructure during the printing process. Free from post-processing too, L-PED enhances the mechanical and electrical […].

Bright lights of 3D printed lithium-ion batteries demonstrated by DukeU and Texas State

3D Printing Industry

Using a desktop 3D printer and PLA filament, researchers at Texas State University and Duke University, North Carolina, have found a cost-effective way of fashioning LIBs into wearable devices and coin cell batteries. A study of the process has been […]. Cruz Rita Somogyi Sibo Niu Texas State UniversityAlready incredibly versatile, rechargeable lithium-ion batteries (LIBs) are reaching new levels of flexibility thanks to 3D printing.

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Essentium and Texas A&M University Set ‘Helmet of the (not too far in the) Future Challenge’

Additive Manufacturing

Pflugerville, Texas, October 8, 2019 – Essentium Inc. together with Texas A&M University today announced The Essentium 3D Printed Scooter Helmet of the Future Challenge. Vela Texas A&M UniversityWinning Design to be Prototyped Using Essentium HSE 3D Printing Platform.

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University of Texas at El Paso: 3D Printed Electrodes Show Promise Via DLP Processes

In ‘3D Architecture Electrodes for Energy Storage Applications,’ Seong hyeon Park explores the demand for harnessing and keeping energy, and especially on the micro-scale. Although micro-scale. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3D printed electrodes 3D printed energy storage

America Makes Announces Its Second Satellite Center to be Located on the Campus of Texas A&M University

Additive Manufacturing

America Makes proudly announces its second America Makes Satellite Center to be located within the facilities of the Institute’s Platinum-level member, the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station ( TEES ), a part of The Texas A&M University System , in College Station, Texas. Texas A&M Engineering Vice Chancellor and Dean of Engineering and National Labs; and Dimitris Lagoudas, Ph.D., About the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES).

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America Makes Congratulates The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) and Its W.M. Keck Center for 3D Innovation on Partnership with Aconity3D

Additive Manufacturing

America Makes proudly extends its congratulations to The University of Texas at El Paso ( UTEP ), a Platinum-level member of the Institute, and UTEP’s renowned W.M. About The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP). Located at the University of Texas at El Paso, the W.M.

Real-time metal 3D printer monitoring at El Paso awarded in $900K ARL grant

3D Printing Industry

Two metal 3D printing projects at the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) have been awarded funding in a nine-hundred thousand dollar grant from the U.S. With problem-solving objectives, the projects look to develop a method of monitoring and auto-correcting powder-bed fusion based processes, and to enhance the mechanical properties of […]. Army Researchers Laboratory University of Texas at El Paso UTEP W.

SprintRay introduces Pro95 esktop dental 3D printer, technical specifications and pricing

3D Printing Industry

A successor to the MoonRay S Digital Light Processing (DLP) machine, the Pro has over double the print capacity. 3D Printers Amir Mansouri MoonRay S Pro Desktop Dental 3D Printer SprintRay Texas Instruments

UTEP creates “world first” volumetric circuit with automated 3D printing

3D Printing Industry

The Electromagnetics and Photonics Lab (EM Lab) of the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) has developed an automated process for 3D printing electronics. Rumpf Electronics EM Lab Gilbert Carranza Ken Church Nano Dimension nScrypt Raymond Rumpf simon fried The University of Texas at El Paso Ubaldo Robles UTEP volumetric circuit

RAPID+TCT 2018 in Review: Industry innovation in materials and processes

3D Printing Industry

This year’s event in Fort Worth, Texas showcased more than 300 exhibitors and 150 technical talks to thousands of attendees. The 2018 RAPID+TCT Conference has come and gone as another strong demonstration of the growth present in the 3D printing industry. With industry-wide growth estimated between 21% and 25% annually, the $10 billion dollar mark […].

3D Printing News Briefs: September 15, 2017

Just like earlier this week, today’s edition of 3D Printing News Briefs is bringing you the latest business news from the 3D printing world. We’ve got an update on the TU Eindhoven 3D. View the entire article via our website.

In-situ 3D printing to make bone grafts as easy as a trip to the dentist

3D Printing Industry

In the future, researchers hope to be able to produce 3D printers that can actively contribute to a patient’s healing process. Research 3D Bioprinting Azhar Ilyas bone grafts cell scaffolds in-situ 3D printing Philip Roger Kramer scaffolds Taha Azimaie TAMU Texas A&M University Venu G. Though relatively conceptual at this stage, in-situ 3D printing directly at the point of an injury is currently undergoing research for its ability to rejuvenate the skin.

Linde Introduces Two Portfolios for Quality Powder Metal Processes

Additive Manufacturing

Texas, Linde LLC will showcase two new portfolios for improving the quality of powder metal (PM) sintering, Metal Injection Molding (MIM) and additive manufacturing (AM) processes. The ADDvance ® AM technology for improving quality before, during and after AM processing.

DSM and AMT Partner to Optimize Materials and Post-Processing to Offer Integrated Solutions to Customers Globally

Additive Manufacturing

Together, DSM and AMT will focus efforts on accelerating the adoption of additive manufacturing by offering customers solutions that include DSM’s filament and powder materials and AMT’s post-processing technology.

3D Printing Research CrAMmed: Penn State, University of Bristol, UNM and Sandia National Laboratories

3D Printing Industry

In this edition of CraAMed, we see how researchers are reviewing, and improving 3D printing processes including 4D printing and 3D bioprinting. New applications are also explored, leading down new avenues in drug screening, and important discoveries from beneath the ocean.

America Makes Welcomes UTEP’s Retiring President, Dr. Diana Natalicio, to Youngstown

Additive Manufacturing

America Makes proudly welcomed Dr. Diana Natalicio, President of The University of Texas at El Paso ( UTEP ) on her visit to the Institute August 1 st , before her retirement later this month. Keck Center for 3D Innovation Located at the University of Texas at El Paso, the W.M.

Thermo Scientific Explorer 4 Additive Scanning Electron Microscope Delivers First Dedicated Solution for 3D Printing Process Control

Additive Manufacturing

The new Explorer 4 Additive solution will be demonstrated at Rapid + TCT 2018 (booth 625) in Fort Worth, Texas, April 24-26, 2018. High-resolution imaging and elemental analysis permit fast, accurate characterization of powdered raw materials and inspection of finished parts.

SME 2017 International Honor Awards Recognize Manufacturing Executives, Researchers

Additive Manufacturing

SME International Honor Award winners are recognized for their significant contributions in the areas of manufacturing technologies, processes, technical writing, education, research and management, and service to SME. DEARBORN, Mich.,

America Makes Announces Its Third Satellite Center to be Located at the National Institute for Aviation Research (NIAR) on the Campus of Wichita State University

Additive Manufacturing

Keck Center for 3D Innovation on the campus of the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP). Most recently in March 2019, America Makes announced that its second Satellite Center would be located at the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES), a part of The Texas A&M University System, in College Station, Texas. The Satellite Center model is incredibly important for us at Texas A&M. and are proud to do so within the state of Texas.

SME, Stratasys Announce Winners of FANUC-Inspired SkillsUSA Additive Manufacturing Competition

Additive Manufacturing

Through SkillsUSA’s championships program and curricula, employers have long ensured schools are teaching relevant technical skills, and with SkillsUSA’s new redentialing process, they can now assess how ready potential employees are for the job.

For Hope & Faith: The Power of 3D Printing Helps Separate Conjoined Twins

Often, we talk about many new innovations and processes in manufacturing that would simply not be possible without the power of 3D printing behind them. 3D Printing Health 3D Printing 3d printed medical devices 3d printed medical model 3d printed models conjoined twins ct scan Radiological Society of North America Texas Children's Hospital

UTEP Will Be a Leader in 3D-Printing Data Collection Under Expanded Partnership with America Makes

Additive Manufacturing

Newswise, November 7, 2018 — The University of Texas at El Paso ( UTEP ) will be a pivotal leader in the collection of critical performance data for the 3D-printing industry while offering immense benefits to students through an expanded agreement with America Makes.

3D Printing and Public Education Join Forces to Create Tactile Learning Objects for Students With Total or Partial Blindness


We spoke with University of Texas at El Paso biologist Dr. Michael A. He taught for over forty years and received Distinguished Teaching Award at the University of Texas at El Paso. Could 3D printing launch a revolution for 285 million people with total or partial blindness?

HOUSTEX 2017: Cybersecurity, Manufacturing Skills Gap, Automation, Oh My!

Additive Manufacturing

John Romero, program director of the Knowledge Engineering Center at Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service, will discuss the importance of emphasizing and integrating cybersecurity awareness. HOUSTON, Feb. 14, 2017 – SME’s HOUSTEX event returns to the George R.

ADAPT Welcomes New Member Concept Laser

Additive Manufacturing

headquarters in Grapevine, Texas. “We’re is headquartered in Grapevine, Texas and is a US-based wholly owned subsidiary of Concept Laser GmbH. ADAPT uses these tools to help industry and government qualify, standardize, assess, and optimize advanced manufacturing processes and parts.

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Additive Manufacturing Users Group Announces 2018 Scholarship Recipients

Additive Manufacturing

Daniel Delgado Camacho, who is pursuing a master’s degree in Structural Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin), has been awarded the Guy E. This led to his research of AM for fabrication of connections using the material extrusion process.

America Makes Announces Awardees of $8M in Funding for Project Call #3

Additive Manufacturing

The Institute’s third project call, which was released in February 2015, was focused on five technical additive manufacturing topic areas—design, material, process, value chain, and genome—each with subset focus areas.

Conjoined Twins Can Live Separate Lives Thanks to 3D Printing Technology


Doctors at Texas Children’s Hospital experienced this first hand on February 17 th when they separated 10-month-old twins Knatalye Hope and Adeline Faith Mata during a 26-hour-long surgery. Image courtesy of Texas Children’s Hospital. Image courtesy of Texas Children’s Hospital.

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New 3D printing materials from BASF and Essentium Materials

3D Printing Industry

The company is collaborating with Essentium Materials, the Texas-based creator of the FlashFuse FDM electric welding process, to create new filaments under the “Ultrafuse” name as […]. BASF 3D Printing Solutions is a subsidiary of BASF SE, the largest chemical producer in the world, focusing on expanding the company’s materials, components and service offerings for 3D printing.

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CELLINK and Volumetric introduce Lumen X 3D bioprinter for larger vascular structures – Technical specifications

3D Printing Industry

CELLINK, the Swedish manufacturer of the BIO X 3D printer, and Volumetric a Texas-based biomaterials and biomanufacturing company, have introduced the Lumen X Digital Light Processing (DLP) bioprinter to produce large vascular structures. Designed as an entry-level platform, the Lumen X works with patent-pending bioinks to print high-resolution, macroporous, and vasculature structures, strengthening research regenerative medicine. […].

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Sintavia and Howco sign agreement to further 3D printing in oil & gas industry

3D Printing Industry

Sintavia, a Florida-based metal 3D printing service, has signed a term sheet with Texas-headquartered metal alloys specialist, Howco, to advance additive manufacturing in the oil and gas sector. Brian Neff, Chairman and CEO of Sintavia, said, “Many of the proprietary additive manufacturing processes that Sintavia has developed for the Aerospace & Defense industry apply equally […].

ASTM International-New Powder Bed Fusion Specification Approved by ASTM International Additive Manufacturing Committee

Additive Manufacturing

Properties include mechanical, tolerance, surface finishing and post-processing. director of the Laboratory for Freeform Fabrication, University of Texas at Austin. on Materials and Processes, part of ASTM International Committee F42 on Additive Manufacturing Technologies.

Materials for Extreme 3D Printing, Talk by Walter Voit

DIY 3D Printing

Advanced processing techniques eliminate anisotropy and result in durable, high quality parts that can be used directly in practical applications far beyond current stereotypes of 3D printing (prototyping).

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Concept Laser, Honeywell Aerospace, and PADT Build Largest Academic Additive Manufacturing Center in Southwest at Arizona State University

Additive Manufacturing

GRAPEVINE, Texas — January 11, 2017 —The Polytechnic School at Arizona State University (ASU) offers the only manufacturing engineering undergraduate degree in Arizona; it is also one of only 22 ABET accredited manufacturing engineering programs in the United States.

The U.S. Naval Research Laboratory Adds 3D Metal Printing by Concept Laser to Enhance Research and Development Capabilities

Additive Manufacturing

Grapevine, Texas, <February 27, 2017> – The U.S. is headquartered in Grapevine, Texas and is a US-based wholly owned subsidiary of Concept Laser GmbH. This is NRL’s first 3D metal printer that is laser powder-bed based and will strengthen their focus on additive manufacturing.

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Concept Laser Achieves Highest Sales and New Orders in the Company’s History

Additive Manufacturing

Grapevine, Texas, USA) to increase its workforce to 17 employees (correct as of: 12/31/2015). In-situ process monitoring has long been one of Concept Laser’s strategic fields of technology. Users can trace the development process for each part on a positional basis.

Laser Institute’s LAM Workshop Explores State of the Art in Additive Manufacturing

3D Printer

Lasers are an integral part of many 3D Printing processes, making it a natural fit that the Laser Institute of America [LIA] annually produces the Laser Additive Manufacturing [LAM] Workshop.

Gig ‘Em 2: The Summer’s Most Exciting Entrepreneurial Engineer

The Solidworks Blog

Last year, our Community and User Advocacy Manager, Rachel York, interviewed a mechanical engineering entrepreneur from Texas A&M University, who used SOLIDWORKS to help create his own business. Is Kaitlyn Kellermeyer’s Wind Chimes Project still continuing on Texas A&M’s campus?

Concept Laser Has Helped Shape “Additive Manufacturing” for 15 Years

Additive Manufacturing

where value creation is focused on automation and digital process and supplier chains. Fifteen years of Concept Laser means fifteen years of successful process development. The patented process significantly reduces tension during the manufacture of very large components.

GE Additive Aggressively Investing in Concept Laser

Additive Manufacturing

GE is enabling us to grow our infrastructure and bring more robust processes and greater resources to our operations. Over the past 16 years, Concept Laser has industrialized the technology with its patented LaserCUSING® process and remains at the forefront of the industry.

GE Reaches Agreement to Acquire a 75% Stake in Concept Laser GmbH of Germany

Additive Manufacturing

Privately-held Concept Laser has more than 200 employees and is headquartered in Lichtenfels, Germany, with significant operations in the United States (Grapevine, Texas), China, and a global network of more than 35 distributors and agents.


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Department of Defense-sponsored AM Business Process Wargame, which explored complex business practices necessary for AM use in the military. This month, the COI will be represented at RAPID + TCT 2018 in Fort Worth, Texas. Note: Bob Appleton, president of RW Appleton & Company, Inc.,

Major Brands Adopt 3D Printing

Wohlers Talk

The earliest adopters of the technology were the likes of Chrysler, GM, Pratt & Whitney, and Texas Instruments, but the recent wave of big companies and brands fall into another category.