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GENOA 3D printing wins 2015 R&D 100 Award

AlphaSTAR Corporation has declared that its GENOA 3D printing simulation software was selected as a winner of the 2015 R&D 100 Award. AlphaSTAR collaborated with Oak Ridge National Laboratory in developing GENOA’s Large Scale Additive Manufacturing (3D Printing) simulation capabilities.

Materialise and CA Tech develops CA Tech Build Processor

Materialise NV, one of the leading provider of Additive Manufacturing software and sophisticated 3D printing solutions, has set up a partnership with CA Tech, a Korean machine manufacturer specialized in DLP. Materialise and CA Tech will closely work together to develop the CA Tech Build Processor.

Reshaping the future of design by ReForm

Researchers at Lancaster University’s School of Computing and Communications have created ReForm, a machine that enables bidirectional fabrication through the use of polymer clay.

ARRK opens Rapid CNC machining centre

ARRK has expanded its operations in UK by opening a new dedicated building for Rapid CNC machining in Gloucester. The new facility, which sits adjacent to its existing Rapid Prototyping centre, has allowed ARRK to significantly increase the number of CNC machines to 10 in total, with a mixture of 5 axis and 3 axis machines.

Innovative research center collaborates with Ole Miss

The U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Centre has entered collaboration with the University of Mississippi in additive manufacturing.

Delcam’s PowerMILL chosen for new service

Delcam’s PowerMILL CAM software has been chosen for a new service from Star Prototype that combines additive and subtractive manufacturing.

AP&C files strategic patent application

Arcam, listed on NASDAQ Stockholm, and one of the leading supplier of Additive Manufacturing solutions, has declared that its metal powder subsidiary, AP&C, based in Montreal, Canada, has just filed a strategic patent application that covers improved metal powder flowability.

PPPL engineers build mirror mechanism

At the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, a team of engineers have invented a mechanical device designed to be installed on ITER, the multinational fusion machine being built in the south of France, using 3D printing.

Free online course by AIIM

The University of Wollongong’s Australian Institute for Innovative Materials (AIIM) has run a four-week online course on ‘Bioprinting: 3D Printing Body Parts’, through UOW’s partnership with global online learning platform FutureLearn.

Prodways launches aerospace division

Prodways Group has launched its Aerospace division. This division offers a full range of additive manufacturing products dedicated to the aerospace sector, covering: design of tooling and embedded parts; manufacture of finished parts in plastic and metal; and development of machines and materials for all 3D printing technologies.

FARO® launches new FOCUS3D X 30

FARO Technologies, Inc has released the new FARO Focus3D X 30 Laser Scanner. With a scanning range of up to 30 meters, the Focus3D X 30 is ideal for a variety of short-range scanning applications such as architectural preservation, as-built documentation, building information modelling (BIM), engineering, facility management and forensics.

ECA Group partners with Prodways

ECA Group has made partnership with Prodways, a French company and subsidiary of Groupe Gorgé, specialized in 3D printing for the industry.

Toshiba builds 3D metal printer

Toshiba Corporation and Toshiba Machine Co., Ltd. have jointly developed a prototype of a three-dimensional (3D) metal printer that delivers fabrication speeds more than 10 times faster than that of powder bed fusion printers, the most widely used methodology for metal sintering.

Tiny 3D printed gift for Chinese President

The Chinese president Xi Jinping during his visit of the Hamlyn Centre at Imperial College London was very fascinated by tiny objects produced by means of a Nanoscribe 3D-printer.

Arevo introduces robotic additive manufacturing platform

Arevo Labs has introduced a scalable Robot-based Additive Manufacturing Platform (RAMP) for fabricating 3D printed composite parts. The first-of-its-kind solution consists of a standard commercially available robot, composite deposition end-effector hardware and a comprehensive software suite.