America Makes Announces Complete, Qualified Database of Material Properties for Fused Deposition Modeling® (FDM®) Additive Manufacturing of ULTEM™ 9085 Resin

Database Released to the Institute and Its Membership Community to Enable the Widespread Use of ULTEM™ 9085 Resin for Aerospace Interiors Youngstown, Ohio — February 6, 2019. America Makes proudly announces that Gold-level member, Rapid Prototype + Manufacturing LLC. (rp+m), has delivered a first of its Read More »

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EWI Adopts GRANTA MI System to Enhance Additive Manufacturing Efficiencies

Materials information management system will help boost acceptance, adoption, and standards development in the AM community Cambridge, UK – January 28, 2018. Granta Design today announced that EWI, a leading engineering and technology innovator for advanced manufacturing in North America, has selected the GRANTA MI™ software to Read More »

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Jabil Advances Additive Manufacturing Market with Integration of Engineered Materials, World-Class 3D Printing Machines and Proven Processes

  Comprehensive Services Expected to Speed Adoption of Additive Manufacturing While Custom Materials Meet Demand for Unique Customer Applications ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – January 22, 2019 – Jabil (NYSE: JBL) today introduced a complete solution for creating, integrating and validating custom engineered materials for additive Read More »

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Optomec Partners with Phillips Federal to Bring Metal Additive Manufacturing Repair Solutions to U.S. Government Agencies

Optomec LENS family of Metal 3D Printing Solutions will be accessible via the GSA – the US Government Purchasing Portal Albuquerque, New Mexico – 16 January 2019 — Optomec, a global leader in production-grade additive manufacturing solutions today announced that it has signed a partnership Read More »

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Sigma Labs Wins Test and Evaluation Program Contract to Accelerate Adoption of In-Process Quality Assurance (IPQA®) for Additive Manufacturing Serial Production

Fifth New Customer to Initiate Test and Evaluation Program in Past Four Months SANTA FE, NM – January 17, 2019 – Sigma Labs, Inc. (NASDAQ: SGLB) (“Sigma Labs” or the “Company”), a provider of quality assurance software under the PrintRite3D® brand, has been awarded a Read More »

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TAHOE Boats Newest Design Uses Thermwood 3D Printed Tooling

  TAHOE Boats, Springfield, MO. formally announced the all-new, revolutionary T16 boat design, engineered with families in mind. Using innovative technology, the T16 delivers an unprecedented lightweight design and affordability with an uncompromising commitment to quality and performance. One factor that made this boat possible Read More »

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Azoth Uses RIZE AM to Transform Supply Chain from Order On Demand to Make On Demand

Case study provided by Rize Inc. Reduced some part costs by as much as 98% Cut lead times by as much as 8 weeks  Ink marking capability ensures full traceability Safe, easy production of industrial parts provides compliance with plant safety policies Headquartered in Saline, Read More »

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Pitt and General Carbide Partner to Improve Tungsten Carbide Parts via Additive Manufacturing

By Paul Kovach | University of Pittsburgh | Swanson Engineering PITTSBURGH (December 20, 2018) … Tungsten carbide is one of the most versatile metal compounds and is renowned for its durability and strength, making it perfect for cutting tools, boring machines, and surgical instruments. Although its use in Read More »

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America Makes Announces Awardees of Directed Project Opportunity on Advancing Additive Manufacturing Post-Processing Techniques

Goal is to Improve Process Control for Qualifying Complex Parts and Reduce Costs Youngstown, Ohio — December 18, 2018. America Makes is proud to announce the awardees of a Directed Project Opportunity on advancing additive manufacturing (AM) post-processing techniques (AAPT), funded by the Air Force Read More »

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