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Additive manufacturing and smart manufacturing event organised by GABA

Additive manufacturing and smart manufacturing event organised by GABA

On Wednesday, May 10, GABA – the German American Business Association – organise an event on how additive manufacturing and smart manufacturing are revolutionising the world. Manufacturers will be challenged to learn from their data not only to gain an edge in production, but to develop adaptive complementary options and services for their products, generating new revenue streams.
Aerospace, titanium and 3D printing in upward spiral

Aerospace, titanium and 3D printing in upward spiral

When thinking about the relationship between the titanium, aerospace and 3D printing industries, words like ‘dynamic’ and ‘disruptive’ spring readily to mind. These three interdependent industries are in a mutually reinforcing upward spiral: increasing demand for more efficient jet engines and lighter aircraft structures is forcing a rethink of how these aircraft are constructed; this is driving new manufacturing methods, especially 3D printing.
3rd Forum ‘3D Printing and Law’ hosted by DWF Germany

3rd Forum ‘3D Printing and Law’ hosted by DWF Germany

The third Forum ‘3D Printing and Law: expert conference on quality assurance and IT-security in additive manufacturing’ was hosted by DWF Germany and took place in Cologne, Germany, on March 21, 2017.
SEM analysis of virgin powder and after builds 19 and 38 in the second experiment

Recycling metal AM powder – a Titanium recycling study

In additive manufacturing (AM), metal powder is a critical contributor to both part performance and part cost. Lucy Grainger from Renishaw stresses that we therefore need to look after it carefully to maintain its quality and minimise waste. The complete article will be published in the upcoming edition of 3D fab+print magazine, but here’s already a sneak preview...
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dddrop 3D printers and FDM technology

There are many different 3D printing techniques. The best known techniques are: Selective Laser Sintering (SLS), Stereolithography (SLA), and Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM). FDM is the most popular contemporary technology to create products, and dddrop has chosen this 3D printing technique for several reasons.
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3D printing gets a grip on the industrial world

The industrial application possibilities for 3D printing seem to become more and more recognised. Not only that, the additive manufacturing techniques is also increasingly used as a solution to problems in an industrial environment.
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3D printing in India

To gain an insight in how 3D technology is present on the market in India, let’s zoom into this fascinating country to have a closer look at 3D printer manufacturers, 3D printer resellers, and 3D print-related services.
Dixon Valve pipe fittings in the factory aligned with 3D printed fixtures

Mark Two 3D printer secures a firm grip in robotic automation

Machining tools individually can take a lot of time. Especially when it concerns critical parts for use in an industrial environment, being able to manufacture these tools in a time-effective way in-house can be a real advantage. In this case study, the people behind Dixon Valve explain how their production benefits from using the Mark Two industrial strength 3D printer.
Photo: Messe Düsseldorf, Constanze Tillmann

3D printing for packaging production

Considering that 3D printing techniques can offer pioneering opportunities and solutions, and taking into account that technological developments have a major impact on packaging, 3D printing must effect packaging production, but how exactly?
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Range of 3D printing materials is rapidly growing

H.C. Starck develops and produces metal powders for additive manufacturing. An interview with Dr. Rainer Leo Meisel, Senior Manager for Applied Technology Metal Powders at H.C Starck Surface Technology and Ceramic Powders GmbH in Laufenburg, Germany.
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RapidPro 2017: from design to manufacturing

Held from 7 to 9 March in Veldhoven, the Netherlands, the 2017 issue of RapidPro drew leading organisations and speakers to the expo and parallel conference.
Shapeways receives DLP Station from atum3D

Shapeways receives DLP Station from atum3D

atum3D is a leading company in 3D manufacturing solutions based on DLP (Digital Light Processing) technology. At last years’ formnext exhibition in Frankfurt, atum3D invited visitors to their booth to enter a raffle by submitting their contact details.
Additive Industries presents competitive entry model MetalFAB1

Additive Industries presents competitive entry model MetalFAB1

At the Additive World Conference 2017 Additive Industries has presented a new entry-level model of its MetalFAB1 industrial 3D metal printing system. The system is specifically developed for process & application development and prototyping.
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DWF Germany organise forum on 3D printing and law

3D Printing creates specific legal issues that have to be taken into account and law firm DWF Germany is very active in educating on exactly this matter.
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Choose the 3D printer that fits your purposes

Choosing a 3D printer for your business can be a challenge. Rather than trying to get an overview of everything that is on the market, first and foremost get a clear view of what it is that you need, since the value of a 3D printer depends on whether or not the machine fits your purposes.