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Hebrew University develops a new nano-photoinitiator

Researchers at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem’s Center for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology have developed a new type of photoinitiator for three-dimensional (3D) printing in water.

Dedusting of Metal Powder for AM (3D)

The 3D-printing market is currently experiencing a period of very rapid growth. An ever-increasing number of applications in the area of the automobile industry, aircraft construction, tool manufacture and prototype construction are based on the AM process.

Mercedes-Benz Trucks celebrate its premiere

Mercedes-Benz Trucks has taken 3D printing a stage further: the first printed spare part made of metal, a thermostat cover for truck and Unimog models from older model series, have passed all the stages of the stringent quality assurance process at Mercedes-Benz smoothly, and is now celebrating its premiere.

TESCAN supports SAFINA – a leader of metal powders

SAFINA, a company located in Europe has developed from a small company into one of the leader manufacturers of metal powders. TESCAN is proud to support this company and their success through its product and application excellence.

Richard Bowman creates an open-source microscope for diagnosis

Dr Richard Bowman from the Department of Physics, working with collaborators at the University of Cambridge and Tanzanian “digital blacksmiths” STICLab, wants to create much cheaper, open-source devices such as microscopes which can be used for disease diagnosis and scientific research.

Additive manufacturing in the medical world

Additive manufacturing can be of great value to the medical world, offering pharmaceutical companies and healthcare professionals techniques that enable them to provide customised care to patients.

DS Smith uses 3D tool for betterment of design process

DS Smith has been using 3D scanner and printer technology to improve the design process for many of its customers.

Organovo receives USD 1.7 M grant from NIH

Organovo Holdings, Inc. has announced that it has received a 3-year, USD 1.7 M grant from the National Institutes of Health (“NIH”) to collaboratively study non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (“NAFLD”) with researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine (“UC San Diego”).

ATI signs an LTPA with Pratt & Whitney

Allegheny Technologies Incorporated has announced that it has signed a new Long-Term Purchase Agreement (LTPA) with Pratt & Whitney to supply isothermal forgings and nickel-based powder alloys for next-generation jet engines.

LLNL found liquid metal ejection via PBFAM

In a study published by Scientific Reports, LLNL scientists combined ultrafast imaging of melt-pool dynamics with high-resolution simulations, finding that particles of liquid metal ejected from the laser's path during the PBFAM process -- commonly called "spatter" -- is caused by the entrainment of metal particles by an ambient gas flow.
Current discussion on legal and technical aspects at the Association of German Engineers – part 2

Current discussion on legal and technical aspects at the Association of...

An insight into the work of the technical committee 105.5 (FA 105.5) named ‘Legal Aspects of Additive Manufacturing’, which was formed within The Association of German Engineers (Verein Deutscher Ingenieure or ‘VDI’) in 2016. This technical committee is comprised of legal experts, engineers, technicians, scientists and company managers working in the sector of advanced manufacturing.

Simplify3D introduces Variable Settings Wizard

We’re extremely excited to announce Simplify3D Version 4.0! as our company enters its fifth year, this major update is one of our largest releases yet and implements many of the most popular feature requests that we have received from the community.

KAUST develops sensors to signal danger

A team from KAUST is using 3D printing to develop a cheap, reliable system to signal danger1.

3D Metalforge receives ISO certification from DNV GL

Leading Singapore-based, end-to-end metal additive manufacturer, 3D Metalforge Pte Ltd (“3DMF”) has received the ISO 9001:2015 certification from DNV GL, a global accredited third party certification body that is strongly focused on the maritime, oil & gas and energy industries.

voxeljet UK relocates to Milton Keynes

voxeljet UK is relocating from its current facility, located at the Pinewood Studios, to a newer and larger facility in Milton Keynes.