LLNL – NIF Technology Could Revolutionize 3D Printing

By LLNL | Jeremy Thomas (thomas244@llnl.gov)   May 25, 2017 – A technology originally developed to smooth out and pattern high-powered laser beams for the National Ignition Facility (NIF) can be used to 3D print metal objects faster than ever before, according to a new Read More »

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LPW Releases Latest Laboratory Services Datasheet: Quantitative Shape Analysis of Metal Powder Samples by Morphology

  25 May, 2017: Runcorn, UK: 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, has examined the role of morphology in metal powder characterisation in its latest Read More »

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University of Waterloo Lab Will Help Shape the Future of Industrial 3D Printing

By University of Waterloo | Waterloo News May 24, 2017 – Speeding the adoption of industrial additive manufacturing (AM) equipment and processes on shop floors is one of the key goals of a world-class University of Waterloo facility that received a major funding boost today. Read More »

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Calling All Young and Innovative Companies From the Field of Additive Manufacturing: formnext is Launching its Start-up Challenge

  For the third year in a row, the formnext Start-up Challenge will recognize innovative young companies from the field of additive manufacturing. Applications are now being accepted from companies that are no more than five years old. Prizes will be awarded for new, viable Read More »

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Thermwood Unveils New 3D Print Head Design

  Dale, IN – May 23, 2017: Thermwood Corporation has unveiled a new design for the print head on its Large Scale Additive Manufacturing (LSAM) systems. This new “Universal” design print head can be equipped with any of three interchangeable “Melt Cores”. The print head Read More »

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Ackuretta Technologies Integrates Materialise Software with 3D Solutions

Materialise Magics simplifies workflow for Ackuray users.   Taipei, Taiwan – May 24, 2017 – Ackuretta Technologies, a leading innovator and manufacturer of professional grade 3D printers and materials, has announced that it has selected Materialise and its 3D printing software as a certified solution Read More »

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LPW Demonstrating Metal Powder Control and Traceability at Rapid.Tech

  LPW Technology, the market leader in the processing, development and supply of high quality metal powders and innovative software solutions for Additive Manufacturing is showcasing its pioneering metal powder hopper, PowderTrace, to a European audience at Rapid.Tech in Erfurt, Germany between 20th and 22nd Read More »

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Penn State – Additive Manufacturing and Design Master’s Degrees to be Offered in Fall 2017

By Penn State | News The process, also known as 3D printing, is redefining how things are designed and made across many industries UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – April 14, 2017 – In response to increased industry demand for experts in the growing field of additive Read More »

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GE Additive Customers Secure $20 Million in Equipment Financing From GE Capital Since Q1 2017 Launch

  BOSTON, MA – May 11, 2017 – Earlier this year, GE (NYSE: GE) announced its Additive and Capital businesses would collaborate to sell and finance metal additive machines, helping to provide more access to transformative 3D printing technology. Since that announcement, the company has been Read More »

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Oxford Performance Materials Announces Commercial Launch of Nickel-Plated OXFAB®-Ni for Aerospace and Industrial Applications

Proprietary OPM technology delivers fully functional, end-use 3D-printed parts with specific strength equivalent to high performance aluminum alloys   South Windsor, CT, May 18,2017 – Oxford Performance Materials, Inc. (OPM), a leader in advanced materials science and high performance additive manufacturing (HPAM™), today announced the Read More »

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