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, 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 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.
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.
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.
Additive manufacturing company XJet Ltd. has announced that Italy’s largest additive manufacturing bureau, Beam-IT, has purchased an XJet Carmel1400 AM System.
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 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.
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.
Global engineering company Renishaw is working with autonomous topology optimisation expert ParaMatters to introduce potential customers to efficiently manufacture metal parts.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Prismlab has developed a patented printing process that is characterized by a very high printing speed, high level of precision and lower printing costs.