EXCLUSIVE with Optomec — At the Forefront of Additively Manufactured Micro-Structures

  Optomec, a leading global supplier of production-grade additive manufacturing systems for 3D printed electronics and 3D printed metals recently announced its Aerosol Jet Technology can enable 3D polymer and composite structures to be printed at the micron scale with embedded electronics. Optomec 3911 Singer Read More »

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Aerospace: Powder-Bed-Based Laser Melting with Metals (LaserCUSING®)

Thales Alenia Space and Poly-Shape SAS build Europe’s largest qualified 3D metal printed part for satellites LaserCUSING from Concept Laser in satellite technology Topology-optimized XXL part: Koreasat-5A and 7 as a milestone for additive 3D metal printing Lichtenfels (Germany), 07.11.2016: Additive manufacturing makes more than Read More »

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EXCLUSIVE with nTopology, Inc. — Making Lattice Design an Integrated and Seamless Part of the Design Process

  nTopology, Inc., based in New York, New York, USA, recently released a topology optimization software program called Element Free that provides engineers and designers with the ability to create complex structures using lattice design tools. Currently, Element Free is a free, Windows download application. Read More »

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formnext 2016 Powered by tct – Innovation and Applications of Future Intelligent Production in Combination with Additive Manufacturing

  formnext powered by tct (Rapid New Publications Ltd.) and organized by Mesago Messe Frankfurt GmbH enters its second year following a highly successful 2015 debut. The trade show, based in Frankfurt, Germany, focuses on modern product development and manufacturing. This year’s formnext will feature Read More »

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SME’s MMI at RAPID 2016 – Exploring and Sharing Solutions in Medical Device Manufacturing

  Medical and Biomedical represent two of the fastest growing application areas of additive manufacturing. This year SME will feature Medical Manufacturing Innovations (MMI) Series at RAPID 2016. The MMI series is dedicated to additive manufacturing use in medicine and supported by Wake Forest School of Read More »

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SME’s Mfg4 – A Leading Event “For Industry Developed By Industry”

Mfg4, sponsored by SME, is a leading advanced technology event with focus on aerospace, defense and medical device industries. This year Mfg4 will be held at the Connecticut Convention Center, Hartford, Connecticut. Mfg4 Connecticut Convention Center Hartford, Connecticut, USA 3-5 May, 2016 We caught up Read More »

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Puris Discusses Titanium Powder Production and Near-Net Shape Titanium Parts for Additive Manufacturing

  Puris, LLC, based in Bruceton Mills, West Virginia, USA, manufactures titanium powder for additive manufacturing. Puris claims to supply the cleanest titanium powder on the market. Recently, the company announced it had achieved a major milestone by additively manufacturing the largest, complex, 3D-printed titanium Read More »

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OSU Researchers Discuss Sustainability in Additive Manufacturing and New Sustainable Development Methodology

  Researchers at Oregon State University (OSU) have developed a new “sustainable development methodology” to help designers and engineers evaluate product and process sustainability factors during the design process. We caught up with Karl R. Haapala, Ph.D., and graduate research assistant, Hari Nagarajan, from Oregon Read More »

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Ready For Prime Time: Intel Joins GE As It Opens Predix, Its Digital Platform For The Industrial Internet, To All Users

Feb 22, 2016 by Tomas Kellner | GE Reports Few people can fathom the sheer size of the World Wide Web, the most visible part of the Internet where we shop, meet friends, read news and watch movies. But the Web will soon be a Read More »

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AeroDef®-Bringing Together Leading Aerospace and Defense Manufacturing Companies and Leaders to Highlight Technology Options and Trends

By SME Dianne Chong spent nearly 30 years at McDonnell Douglas and The Boeing Company before retiring in 2015 as the vice president of materials, manufacturing, structures and support at Boeing. During her career, Chong provided support to all major defense and commercial programs and Read More »

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