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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.

DHA and Arab Health contributes 3D prosthetic leg to Dubai

Under the patronage of Dubai Health Authority (DHA) and in partnership with Arab Health, a unique international collaboration sees fruition this Ramadan as a Dubai resident receives the region’s first ever fully 3D printed prosthetic leg.

UNB launches 3D research centre for marine and defense

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

ESA’s ‘one-stop shop’ of 3D printing with MTC

ESA is establishing a new ‘one-stop shop’ covering 3D printing for space in partnership with the Manufacturing Technology Centre.
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Additive design still needs to hit home in everyone’s minds as...

Altair Engineering GmbH develops a software that guides construction engineers toward an optimal design for additive manufacturing by virtue of numerical methods and artificial intelligence. In this interview, manager Dr. Pietro Cervellera explains where he sees the biggest advantages as well as weaknesses of additive manufacturing.

Gartner titles Rize – a Cool Vendor in 3D Printing 2017

Gartner, Inc. is the world's leading research and advisory company. They conduct research and provide analysis covering all key functions in every major industry.

OPM launches OXFAB®–Ni – aerospace & industrial apps

Oxford Performance Materials, Inc. (OPM), a leader in advanced materials science and high performance additive manufacturing (HPAM™), has announced the commercial launch of nickel-plated OXFAB®–Ni.