A new technology exists at the intersection of additive manufacturing and micro manufacturing. It is opening up the possibility for manufacturers to take advantage of the inherent advantages of AM while achieving micron level accuracy over a build … [Read more...] about How small can additive technology build?
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First invented to aid the chewing function, the focus for dental implants has shifted from mechanical requirements to more biological and aesthetic aspects. For example, their appearance should be as close to nature as possible. Because of this … [Read more...] about How additive manufacturing transforms dental implantology
Optomec announced the release of the LENS CS 600 and CS 800 Controlled Atmosphere (CA) directed energy deposition (DED) Systems. These new additions to the Optomec Laser Engineered Net Shaping (LENS) Classic System Series are configurable and … [Read more...] about Optomec announces two direct energy deposition additive manufacturing systems
Atherton Bikes was launched in January by the Atherton siblings, Gee, Rachel and Dan and co-founded by Piers Linney of Dragons’ Den fame. The Atherton family are World Championship-winning mountain bikers who will race their own downhill mountain … [Read more...] about For custom mountain bikes, additive manufacturing delivers an edge
Electric arc-welding can be a 3D printing technique for making metal parts for industries such as aerospace. In this technology, wire is often the original material. A near-net-shaped part is formed welding layer by layer. After 3D printing, the part … [Read more...] about How will process gas affect 3D printing?
LaserProFusion is a new technology for polymer additive manufacturing. It uses nearly one million diode lasers to melt the build material, building up a part layer by layer. According to EOS, this build process is so productive that it can serve as … [Read more...] about EOS will present its newest solutions at this year’s formnext
At IMTS 2018, EOS, a leading technology supplier in the field of industrial 3D printing of metals and polymers, launches its new EOS M 300-4 system, which is part of a broader, modular metal 3D printing platform EOS M 300 for digital industrial … [Read more...] about EOS unveils EOS M 300 series for digital industrial AM production
Optomec - a leading global supplier of production-grade additive manufacturing systems for 3D printed metals - launched its LENS 860 Hybrid Controlled Atmosphere (CA) metal 3D printer. The new addition to Optomec’s LENS Machine Tool Series has a … [Read more...] about Combined metal 3D printer and hybrid machining handles large builds
Oskar Zielinski works in the research & development department at Arcam EBM – a GE Additive company in Gothenburg, Sweden. He is responsible for the maintenance, modification and repair of electron beam melting systems. He recently put an … [Read more...] about The potential of electron beam melting
Sciaky, Inc., a subsidiary of Phillips Service Industries, Inc. (PSI) and provider of metal additive manufacturing (AM) solutions, announced that it achieved qualification with its industry-leading Electron Beam Additive Manufacturing (EBAM) process, … [Read more...] about Electron Beam additive manufacturing process achieves qualification for satellite fuel tanks