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UTRC unveils an “innovation hub” at East Hartford

United Technologies Research Center (UTRC), the global innovation arm of United Technologies Corp., has unveiled its new and expanded USD 60 M state-of-the-art "innovation hub" on its East Hartford campus.

Oerlikon’s marketing solutions at Paris Air Show

Under the slogan ‘Making Aircraft Innovations Fly’, Oerlikon is presenting its market-leading surface solutions, advanced materials, turbine components and 3D metal printing, under its Oerlikon Balzers and Oerlikon Metco brands, at the Paris Airshow.

AM opens up 3D printing in medical field

Additive manufacturing opens up new possibilities within the field of medical devices. The development of the a tool for performing semi-automatic sutures in the operating theatre and a cardiac stabiliser for endoscopic heart operations demonstrates how operations can be performed faster and more safely, with the added benefit of speeding up patient recovery times.

NanoTech developed oxidation-resistant Cu nanoparticles

Nano Dimension Ltd., a leader in the field of 3D printed electronics, has announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Nano Dimension Technologies Ltd., has developed novel copper nanoparticles that are resistant to oxidation and fuse into a conductive line after sintering process at temperatures lower than 160 °C.

Optomec with Lockheed and GE secure NextFlex contract

Optomec, a leading global supplier of production grade additive manufacturing (AM) systems for 3D Printed Metals and 3D Printed Electronics, has announced that the company, in concert with development partners Lockheed Martin, Binghamton University, General Electric Company, Intrinsiq Materials, and the University of Maryland, was recently awarded one of five development projects from NextFlex®.

Prodways opens up new horizons for 3D footwear

Prodways Group, a subsidiary of Groupe Gorgé, has announced the successful commercial development of its portfolio of solutions for the footwear industry.

Marine and Defense – Centre of Excellence in Canada

The University of New Brunswick has recently launched Canada’s first research centre for 3D metal printing for the marine and defense industries.

REGOLIGHT develops 3D printing under lunar conditions

3D printing is potentially of great use to lunar exploration. Weight is a key constraint in space travel and the ability to create structures in situ, using lunar materials and solar power could bring lunar colonisation one step closer.

Eindhoven received MetalFAB1 order from Kaak group

The order of a second MetalFAB1 system, this time a 5-module 4-laser production series system within 9 months after the installation of the first system, confirms the performance of the MetalFAB1 system.

Revolution of 3D printing in NIF Tech

According to a new study by Lawrence Livermore researchers, a technology originally developed to smooth out and pattern high-powered laser beams for the National Ignition Facility (NIF) can be used to 3D print metal objects faster than ever.

Renishaw presents metal powder re-use at AMPM conference

Global engineering company Renishaw, will present its latest findings in additive manufacturing metal powder re-use at the fourth annual AMPM (Additive Manufacturing with Powder Metallurgy) conference 2017.

CGTech launches VERICUT 8.1 version – AM simulation

CGTech has announced the next Version of its world leading CNC Simulation software, VERICUT, which will include a new Additive Manufacturing (AM) simulation module.

Autodesk and Sinterit formulated SLS printing easier

Autodesk Netfabb industrial additive software has added support for Sinterit Lisa, an affordable selective laser sintering (SLS) printer. With a new sieve and automated...

LPW showcase PowderTrace at Rapid.Tech

LPW Technology is showcasing its pioneering metal powder hopper, PowderTrace, to a European audience at Rapid.Tech in Erfurt, Germany between 20th and 22nd June at stand 2-725.

Wilhelmsen explores 3D printing with Ivaldi Group

Wilhelmsen and Ivaldi Group are collaborating to explore in-port 3D printing opportunities for marine products and spare parts.