Additive Manufacturing Researcher Xiayun Zhao Joins Pitt’s Swanson School of Engineering

By Paul Kovach | University of Pittsburgh | Swanson Engineering PITTSBURGH (September 5, 2018) … The Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science (MEMS) at the University of Pittsburgh’s Swanson School of Engineering has appointed Xiayun Sharon Zhao as assistant professor. Her expertise builds upon the Swanson Read More »

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Metalysis Powers Up First Industrial Scale Plant

First industrial scale metal alloy powder production facility based on Metalysis’ process, offering a new U.K. source of supply for global end-users; Supports demand-driven delivery of high performance niche and master alloy powders for advanced manufacturing, 3D printing, battery, magnet, aerospace and automotive applications; Signifies Read More »

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Optomec Announces New Large Format, Low Cost 3D Metal Printer with Hybrid Machining

New LENS Controlled Atmosphere Hybrid System supports Building, Repairing, Coating and Finishing of Metal Parts up to 860mm in Size Albuquerque, NM – September 5, 2018: Optomec – a leading global supplier of production-grade additive manufacturing systems for 3D printed metals, today announced the LENS Read More »

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GKN Aerospace Cuts Assembly Tool Production Time with Stratasys Additive Manufacturing

Time cut from several weeks to a few hours using Stratasys Production 3D Printer GKN Aerospace is producing complex tools that were uneconomical or impossible to make without additive manufacturing MINNEAPOLIS & REHOVOT, Israel–September 05, 2018 — (BUSINESS WIRE) — Stratasys (Nasdaq:SSYS) today announced that Read More »

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Link3D Releases Link3D PPS To Further Optimize Additive Manufacturing Workflows (TCT)

Agnostic Production Planning & Machine Scheduling System Helps Companies Achieve Maximum Manufacturing Capacity September 2018 – New York, NY - Link3D, provides a centralized software platform for your Industrial 3D Printing workflow across internal or external additive manufacturing ecosystems. Link3D introduces a suite of solutions designed to Read More »

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Renishaw Highlights the Benefits of Digital Dentistry at Lab Day East

  To showcase the benefits of additive manufacturing (AM) technology to dental laboratories, global engineering technologies company, Renishaw, is exhibiting at LMT Lab Day East, hosted at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, USA, on Saturday September 8th, 2018.  After a successful Lab Day in Chicago, Renishaw Read More »

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Formnext 2018 Fills Entire Hall 3 – 10 Weeks Prior to Exhibition Start

  New exhibitors from 26 nations generate significant growth In 2018, Formnext is continuing to show its best side: already 10 weeks before the exhibition opens its doors, the two levels of exhibition Hall 3 with 550 expected exhibitors and an exhibition space of 36,000 Read More »

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Reliable Thermoplastic Composite Parts Using 3D Printing: Brightlands Materials Center and Fraunhoffer IMWS Join Forces

  GELEEN – Advanced 3D printing with thermoplastic composites: To achieve that goal, the Fraunhofer Institute for Microstructure of Materials and systems IMWS in Halle (Saale) and Brightlands Materials Center – an initiative of the Province of Limburg and TNO – in the Netherlands are Read More »

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Apium Filament Dryer Reduces Moisture-Related 3D Printing Defects and Noticeably Increases Printing Success Rate

  Most filaments produced for the Material Extrusion 3D Printing Technology (FFF) are polymer-based materials. Other than polyolefins, almost every other polymer can absorb moisture from the atmosphere. Moisture in filaments can cause poor print quality and significantly affect the printing process. In order to Read More »

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Coherent | OR LASER to Showcase High Performance Industrial Laser Additive Manufacturing Equipment at IMTS

  Dieburg, Germany; August 29,2018: OR LASER, now part of Coherent, will exhibit its latest advances in industrial laser additive manufacturing at the International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS), to be held in Chicago, IL, USA (September 10-15, 2018). Highlighting the advanced nature of OR LASER’s Read More »

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