Optomec additive manufacturing process to build bio-electronic actuators

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Optomec, a leading provider of production grade additive manufacturing systems, announced that the Factory Automation and Production Systems (FAPS) Institute at Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) has purchased an Aerosol…

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Concept Laser Reports Positive Half-Yearly Results

Monday, August 25, 2014

Concept Laser, a pioneer in the field of laser melting with metals, reported above-average growth figures in the first half of 2014. Rapidly growing acceptance of generative manufacturing…

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Forecast:3D Printing / Additive Manufacturing Industry to quadruple in four years

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Wohlers Associates, Inc. expects worldwide revenues from the additive manufacturing and 3D printing industry to reach $12.8 billion by 2018. According to Wohlers Report 2014, the company’s annual…

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How to ensure a design is 3D printable

Thursday, August 14, 2014

As 3D printing / additive manufacturing becomes a more accepted every day industrial tool, the focus is turning to best practices that help smooth out the kinks in…

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Inspire 2014 helps you design for additive manufacturing

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

The design goals of reducing weight and material usage are not just for aerospace and automotive applications, although this trend gained prominence through these industries. These goals can…

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Better monitoring of direct metal laser sintering

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Melt Pool Monitoring is a concept EOS is developing in cooperation with plasmo Industrietechnik, a global high-tech supplier of automated quality assurance systems. This concept represents added value…

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Voxeljet plans to open an additive manufacturing branch office in Michigan

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Voxeljet is planning to open its own office and service center in Canton (Michigan) during the third quarter of 2014. voxeljet CEO Dr. Ingo Ederer views this investment…

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How Proto Labs acquition of FineLine Prototyping will affect you

Monday, August 4, 2014

A couple of months ago, we reported that Proto Labs acquired FineLine Prototyping, Inc. a leading provider of additive manufacturing services. This move enables Proto Labs to offer…

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ASTM developing standard for metal powder bed fusion quality requirements

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

A proposed new ASTM standard, WK46188, Practice for Metal Powder Bed Fusion to Meet Rigid Quality Requirements, describes the operation and production control of powder bed fusion machines…

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Concept Laser expands with new production facility

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Concept Laser, a pioneer in the field of laser melting with metals, held a “topping out” ceremony this past June at their headquarters in Lichtenfels, Germany. The ceremony…

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