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BigRep unveils 2 industrial 3D printers for Industry 4.0

BigRep, the large‐scale 3D printing company, at formnext unveiled a significant breakthrough in Thermoplastic Extrusion (Fused Filament Fabrication – FFF). BigRep’s new proprietary MXT® will power its two new 3D printers and set a new standard for and redefine additive manufacturing.

Solvay introduces 3 PPSU medical grade filaments

Solvay, a global supplier of specialty polymers, has broadened its portfolio of high-performance filaments for premium additive manufacturing (AM) applications with the introduction of three medical grade products for use in the healthcare industry.

Desktop Metal introduces new model to production system

Desktop Metal announced several major advancements and expanded capabilities to the Production System, the world’s fastest metal printer, delivering the lowest cost per part with the highest capacity of any metal 3D printing system available.

DSM adds 3D-printing grades to Digimat

Royal DSM announced the addition of four additive manufacturing grades into Digimat-AM, an e-Xstream solution recognized by JEC Innovation 2017, JEC innovation Asia 2018 and a finalist of the ACE Award for Composite Excellence at CAMX 2018.

Tekna launches spherical aluminum alloy powders for AM

The production of these aluminum alloy powders is supported by the plasma atomization technology developed by Tekna, and whose effectiveness has been proven, with several hundred tons of powder produced to date.

Xjet names Beam-IT as first Italian customer

Additive manufacturing company XJet Ltd. has announced that Italy’s largest additive manufacturing bureau, Beam-IT, has purchased an XJet Carmel1400 AM System.

Quintus Technologies® HIP installed at BLT

Xi'an Bright Laser Technologies Co., Ltd. (BLT) has installed a hot isostatic press (HIP) from Quintus Technologies to complement the sophisticated additive manufacturing capabilities offered by its new, state-of-the-art facility in Xi’an, Shaanxi Province, in north-western China.

Authentise partners with Autodesk

Authentise the leader in data-driven workflow tools for additive manufacturing announced that it is collaborating with Autodesk to release an integration that makes seamless use of Autodesk’s Netfabb software with Authentise’s additive workflow management tools possible.

Kodak & Evolve Additive announce technology partnership

Eastman Kodak and Evolve Additive Solutions, Inc. announced a technology partnership where Kodak will supply Evolve imaging systems, parts and consumables based on the KODAK NEXPRESS digital electrophotographic platform.

Renishaw, ParaMatters partner for metal AM automation

Global engineering company Renishaw is working with autonomous topology optimisation expert ParaMatters to introduce potential customers to efficiently manufacture metal parts.

GE Aviation to install AD part on GEnx airline engines

GE Additive and GE Aviation have announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has given ‘change in design’ approval to replace a conventionally manufactured power door opening system (PDOS) bracket, used on GE Aviation’s GEnx-2B commercial airline engines that power the Boeing 747-8, with an additively manufactured bracket.

RIZE introduces XRIZE desktop industrial 3D printer

In a giant leap to deliver flexibility and scalability to customers, RIZE INC., a Boston, USA-based, next-generation additive manufacturing company, has announced new hardware, materials and IoT functionality.

ACS quadruples production of custom hearing protection

3D Systems (DDD), the originator of 3D printing, announced ACS Custom, a UK-based digital production house for custom hearing protection, in-ear monitors and other communication devices, has transformed its manufacturing workflow by incorporating two Figure 4™ Standalone 3D printers.

Harris Corp. & NNDM successfully 3D prints RF circuit

In a major breakthrough for additive manufacturing for printed electronics, tests conducted by Harris Corporation showed 3D printed radio frequency (RF) circuit performance is comparable to that of circuits developed using conventional manufacturing techniques.

BASF invests in Chinese 3D printing specialist Prismlab

Prismlab has developed a patented printing process that is characterized by a very high printing speed, high level of precision and lower printing costs.