Metal AM

3D-Printed Medical Drills Keep Bone Cool During Surgery

Drills made via additive manufacturing cut bones without causing thermal-induced damage thanks to internal cooling channels.

Metal AM

Morris Group Distributors to Supply Desktop Metal 3D Printers

Morris Group's distributor network will sell the Desktop Metal Studio System in 30 states. 

Polymer AM

Enhanced Roboze One Enables Use of More Materials

A new extruder enables the 3D printer to use additional techno-polymer materials.

Medical

Omegasonics’ CleanMor 706 Dissolves Support Material Quickly, Cleanly

The liquid detergent removes delicate support material from pieces that use 706 material.

Polymer AM

PADT, Stratasys Partner to Open AM Lab

The lab, located at the Metropolitan State University of Denver, will be dedicated to advancing the use of 3D printing for composite tooling applications.

Moldmaking

Aerospace Project Pairs 3D Printing with Investment Casting

A research project conducted by Autodesk reduced the weight of an airplane seat frame using 3D-printed patterns and investment casting in magnesium.

Metal AM

Will My AM Part Explode?

Will my additive manufactured part explode? Not if you’re careful. Postprocessing parts built from metallic powder requires extra precautions.

Aerospace

Producer of Custom Fixtures Uses AM to Reduce Time, Cost

Working with HK3D, JJ Churchill used 3D printing to reduce the time needed for its coordinate measuring machine (CMM) quality inspection process by 70 percent, and costs by 50 percent.

News

AM Conference Speaker: DMG MORI and Virgin Orbit

Virgin Orbit and DMG MORI will discuss the aerospace company’s experience as the first adopter of the machine tool manufacturer’s hybrid AM machine.

Materials

Video: Strength of Aluminum Metal Matrix Composite Versus Aluminum Alloy

The Aluminum MMC demonstrates a yield strength greater than 1018 steel. Additive opens the way to applying advanced materials such as this.

News

Partnership Integrates HP Multi Jet Fusion with Siemens NX Software

A new Siemens NX AM module for HP Multi Jet Fusion enables users to design, optimize, simulate and prepare print jobs within a single environment.

Design for Additive

Integration for Solid Edge Enables 3D Printing, Optimization of Files

3YourMind’s integration for the product lifecycle management (PLM) software optimizes files for material and production process and connects users with 3D printing professionals.