Meltio Space is a new innovation to increase the reliability of metal part manufacturing. It is a toolpath generator software for the Meltio Engine Robot Integration with an easy-to-use interface for planar, non-planar, and variable extrusion … [Read more...] about Meltio Space helps robots manufacture metal 3D-printed parts
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The U.S. Army scours the globe annually for innovations that will equip American soldiers with game-changing technologies. Established in 2018, the Army xTech Program strives to integrate small businesses and nontraditional vendors into the Army’s … [Read more...] about Spanish company wins US Army award for advanced manufacturing
By Zach Murphree, Velo3D Copper is one of the “hottest” metals attracting attention in the additive-manufacturing world these days. This is in large part due to its superior thermal conductivity, which is desirable in rocketry and industrial … [Read more...] about Why is copper so challenging to 3D print?
Copper is viewed as a material that will accelerate future aerospace production. For example, the privately funded company Ursa Major delivered a copper-based 3D-printed rocket engine combustion chamber from its additive manufacturing lab in … [Read more...] about Tips on working with copper in additive manufacturing
During Formnext 2022, Shell International B.V. and GE Additive unveiled the results of a joint design and engineering project – an additively manufactured oxygen hydrogen micromixer. This complex, non-functional, demonstration part, was printed in … [Read more...] about Shell and GE Additive show joint design and engineering project at Formnext
Additive at Scale is a manufacturing services provider, and recently used the Essentium High Speed Extrusion (HSE) 180 ST 3D printing platform and the Essentium PCTG-Z to design and manufacturer 100 pilot units for tracking assets for a multinational … [Read more...] about How Additive at Scale used 3D printing to develop asset tracking in 60 days
SPEE3D announced the launch of the SPEE3D Phaser nozzle – a new ultra high energy nozzle designed to work with a wider range of hard phase materials, and with a significant increase in deposition velocity. The nozzle will be revealed this week at the … [Read more...] about SPEE3D releases high velocity Phaser Nozzle for its metal 3D Printer
Sciaky, Inc., a subsidiary of Phillips Service Industries, Inc. (PSI) announced that its Electron Beam Additive Manufacturing (EBAM) process deposited 40 lb (18.14 kg) of titanium per hour, claiming it's the highest – and fastest – deposition rate in … [Read more...] about Sciaky’s EBAM deposits more than 40 lb of titanium/hour
As the development of 3D printable materials plays a greater role in additive technology, many researchers seek strategies to reduce the potential for defects within these materials. This study shows that controlling the mixing gradient of the … [Read more...] about Korea Maritime and Ocean University scholars find key to reducing defects in multimaterials
The US Air Force (USAF) and GE recently entered the third phase of its ‘Pacer Edge’ pathfinder. Phase III has focused on 3D printing for four parts that are currently obsolete: a bellcrank, gearbox seat, anti-icing valve body, and a cross shaft arm. … [Read more...] about With 3D printing, can a part ever be obsolete?