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FIT examines welding process for SLS & molded parts

The joint research project FAB-Weld now focuses on the welding of additively manufactured parts to create individualized series components. Funded by the Bavarian Research Foundation, the project pursues the goal of optimizing welding processes for plastic materials.

Kumovis develops R1 3D printer to produce implants

Kumovis has developed its R1 3D printer to enable medical technicians to efficiently produce implants and other products using additive manufacturing that is adapted to the industry’s needs.

Dunlop uses Markforged 3D printer for custom tooling

Markforged recently announced that UK-based automotive manufacturing company Dunlop Systems and Components utilized Markforged 3D printer solutions to produce custom tooling for their facility, saving tens of thousands of dollars.

KAM teams with Elementum 3D to form a powerhouse duo

Keselowski Advanced Manufacturing (KAM) announced a partnership with additive materials development leader, Elementum 3D, where the companies will collaborate to create new opportunities for entry into the additive manufacturing (AM) industry.

Materialise signs an agreement with Engimplan

Materialise, a global leader in 3D printing solutions, recently announced a strategic investment in Engimplan, a Brazil-based manufacturer of orthopedic and cranio-maxillofacial (CMF) implants and instruments.

Aeromet reaches new heights with A20X™ for AM

A20X™, the aluminium alloy developed and patented by Aeromet, has cemented its status one of the strongest aluminium additive manufacturing powders commercially available after surpassing the key 500 MPa UTS mark.

BigRep launches GENESIS Eco Screen

BigRep, the 3D printing company recently has launched the manufacturing of the world’s first fully 3D-printed urban green habitat installation, the GENESIS Eco Screen.

Nexa3D joins Dynamism to expand its footprint in USA

SLA 3D printer manufacturer Nexa3D is partnering with AM solutions and services company Dynamism to expand its footprint in the United States. Through the agreement, Dynamism will lead Nexa3D’s North American channel sales, joining the 3D printer company’s existing partner ecosystem.

Piper produces production part using 3D printing

Piper Aircraft announced recently that it has produced the first production part using 3D printing technology as part its launch into additive manufacturing.

Toyoda Gosei decides to invest in Slab Inc.

Toyoda Gosei Co., Ltd. has decided to invest in Slab Inc. (Kyoto, Japan), a venture company that develops and manufactures plastic 3D printers for faster speed in product development and greater efficiency in low-volume, high-mix manufacturing.

Sigma with Airbus to complete PrintRite3D® program

Sigma Labs, Inc a provider of quality assurance software under the PrintRite3D® brand, announced recently that it will work with Airbus (EADSY) to complete a Test and Evaluation Program of Sigma Labs' new PrintRite3D® version 5.0 hardware and software followed by a validation phase on a powder-bed fusion printer.

MTC becomes first UK R&D to purchase DragonFly LDM

Nano Dimension Ltd., the additive electronics provider for electronics (NNDM), announced recently that the Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC) became the first R&D facility in the United Kingdom to purchase Nano Dimension’s DragonFly LDM precision additive manufacturing system for electronics.

axial3D raises funding to support US expansion

The pioneering company, axial3D is developing an automated 3D printing solution for the healthcare sector which is dramatically advancing the standards and efficiency of...

3YOURMIND secures €1.3 M from investment bank of Berlin

The investment bank of Berlin has awarded 3YOURMIND €1.3 M in Pro FIT funding, co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF). Since 2014,...

BASF Ultrafuse 316L metal filament for 3D printing

With Ultrafuse 316L, BASF 3D Printing Solutions launches an innovative metal-polymer composite for Fused Filament Fabrication (FFF) into the market. It enables the safe,...