Lloyd’s Register, TWI Release 2017 Update to Additive Manufacturing Certification Framework

New version includes coverage of new AM technologies, extended scope and more user-friendly approach One year on, Lloyd’s Register (LR) and TWI have revised and released their jointly produced framework for 2017, now called “Guidance Notes for the Certification of Metallic Parts made by Additive Read More »

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GE Additive Aggressively Investing in Concept Laser

Leading additive equipment firm growing operations Focus on industrializing technology and customer support Employment growing worldwide BOSTON, MA (USA) – MARCH 8, 2017 –Less than three months after acquiring controlling ownership of Concept Laser GmbH of Germany, GE (NYSE: GE) is moving quickly to transform Read More »

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UC San Diego – How 3D Printing Could One Day Save Lives

  By Liezel Labios | UC San Diego News Center In the past decade, UC San Diego engineers have 3D printed a variety of devices ranging from rocket engines, to robots, to structures inspired by the seahorse’s tail. Now, nanoengineers have added a new item Read More »

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LLNL – 3D Printing With High-Performance Carbon Fiber

By Jeremy Thomas | thomas244@llnl.gov | LLNL Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) researchers have become the first to 3D print aerospace-grade carbon fiber composites, opening the door to greater control and optimization of the lightweight, yet stronger than steel material. The research, published by the Read More »

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CRP Technology and Windform Materials Headline the JEC World 2017

For the second year in a row CRP Technology has been invited to attend as exhibitor to showcase amazing 3D printing applications It is the largest international gathering of composites professionals. End-users are definitely the focus of interest: This is JEC World, the show that Read More »

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Oerlikon Announces Groundbreaking for Advanced Materials Manufacturing Facility in Michigan, USA

  Plymouth Township, Michigan, USA – March 3, 2017 – Oerlikon held yesterday a groundbreaking ceremony for its greenfield manufacturing facility in Plymouth Township, Michigan, USA. This facility is dedicated to producing high-quality advanced materials for additive manufacturing and high-end surface coatings in order to Read More »

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Tooling – Repeating the Pattern…

By ORNL News | Sara Shoemaker | shoemakerms@ornl.gov Oak Ridge National Laboratory has successfully developed and tested a novel sand casting technique to quickly design complex patterns to fabricate components for industry partner Emrgy Hydro, makers of hydropower devices designed to generate electricity from slow Read More »

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EOS Expands North American Sales Operation with Focus on Midwest Growth

John W. Pendleton and Josh Dennis Join EOS as Area Sales Representatives Novi, MI—March 1, 2017 – Today, EOS, the global technology and quality leader for high-end 3D printing (Additive Manufacturing or AM) solutions, announced the addition of John W. Pendleton and Josh Dennis to Read More »

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EOS Taps Gregory Hayes to Head Additive Minds North America

  Novi, MI—March 1, 2017 – Today, EOS, the global technology and quality leader for high-end 3D printing (Additive Manufacturing or AM) solutions, announced that Gregory Hayes has joined the company as Director of North America Applications and Consulting for EOS North America. Greg is Read More »

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Ambionics Achieves Breakthrough Development of Unique Child Prosthetic With Stratasys 3D Printing

Self-taught father develops customized 3D printed hydraulic prosthetic for two-year old amputee son, avoiding wait for state-developed version Design and production of 3D printed hydraulic prosthetic enables cost savings of up to 76%, as well as time savings in design and production of 90% compared Read More »

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