Sandia National Laboratories at the Forefront of Material Science Evaluation for Additive Manufacturing (AM)

  Sandia National Laboratories recently announced a team of engineers and scientists has designed and built a high-throughput six-sided robotic work cell to speed up qualification and testing of additively manufactured parts. The new system called “Alinstante”, Spanish for “in an instant”, is a result Read More »

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LLNL – Volumetric 3D Printing Builds on Need for Speed

By Jeremy Thomas | LLNL | thomas244@llnl.gov   While additive manufacturing (AM), commonly known as 3D printing, is enabling engineers and scientists to build parts in configurations and designs never before possible, the impact of the technology has been limited by layer-based printing methods, which Read More »

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Lawrence Livermore, MIT Researchers Develop New Ultralight, Ultrastiff 3D Printed Materials

LIVERMORE, Calif. – Imagine a material with the same weight and density as aerogel — a material so light it’s called ‘frozen smoke’ — but with 10,000 times more stiffness. This material could have a profound impact on the aerospace and automotive industries as well Read More »

LLNL Single Cell Lattice-3D Microstructure (Photo courtesy of Julie Russell/LLNL)