AFRL – Embracing Opportunity: Additive Technology for Manufacturing

  By Marisa Alia-Novobilski | Air Force Research Laboratory | Published January 06, 2017 WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – It’s a materials scientist’s dream, but as some experts say, an engineer’s nightmare. For scientists and engineers at the Air Force Research Laboratory’s Materials and Manufacturing Read More »

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Lloyd’s Register and TWI Launch Two New Projects to Advance Take-Up of Additive Manufacturing

Collaboration aimed at two aspects of additively manufactured (AM) parts: regulatory compliance and joining of AM structures   12 January 2017: Lloyd’s Register (LR) and TWI are calling for partners to join two new global collaborative projects focused on two additive manufacturing challenges facing the industrial Read More »

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LPW’s US Operation Achieves AS 9120A

  11 January, 2017: Runcorn, UK: LPW Technology, the market leader in the development, processing and supply of high quality metal powders for the Additive Manufacturing (AM) industry, continues to extend its quality assurance standards.  LPW Technology, Inc., the company’s US operation located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Read More »

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MIT – Researchers Design One of the Strongest, Lightest Materials Known

By David L. Chandler | MIT News Porous, 3-D forms of graphene developed at MIT can be 10 times as strong as steel but much lighter January 6, 2017 — A team of researchers at MIT has designed one of the strongest lightweight materials known, Read More »

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GE Additive Education Program Accepting Applications from Schools for 3D Printers

  CINCINNATI — January 06, 2017– (BUSINESS WIRE) — GE is now accepting applications from schools for the GE Additive Education Program (AEP). GE will invest $10 million over the next five years in two educational programs, to develop pipelines of future talent in additive Read More »

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Additive Manufacturing: A New Twist for Stretchable Electronics?

January 3, 2017 by Missouri S&T Electronic components that can be elongated or twisted – known as “stretchable” electronics – could soon be used to power electronic gadgets, the onboard systems of vehicles, medical devices and other products. And a 3-D printing-like approach to manufacturing Read More »

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What Two Things Are Driving Innovation in Manufacturing?

By Erik Sherman | Oerlikon Stories Advanced materials research and additive manufacturing (also known as 3D printing) combine to give companies the ability to make new products never before possible and prototype in a fraction of the time and at a tiny percentage of the Read More »

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Airbus Receives the Federal Ecodesign Award For Its Pioneering Concept

APWorks produced an innovative partition for an aircraft with additive manufacturing technologies using the high performance Scalmalloy® powder Taufkirchen, December, 2016: Airbus received the Federal Ecodesign Award for its innovative Bionic Partition design concept from Maria Krautzberger, President of the Federal Environment Agency. APWorks produced Read More »

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VHM Fonderie Employs Stratasys 3D Printing Across Various Production Processes to Speed up Customer Turnaround Times and Improve Capacity

French foundry and machining company sees lead times cut from up to five weeks to a few hours when producing master models for sand casting molds Stratasys Connex Multi-material 3D Printer utilized for wide array of applications including prototyping, tooling, replacement of obsolete and spare Read More »

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