Polymer AM

HP Supports Material Development with Open Lab and Kit for Testing Spreadability

The company’s materials head says independent companies should develop the materials for 3D printing. This is the fastest way for AM’s range of materials to expand. AM has a long way to go before this range catches up to injection molding.

Polymer AM

Type A Machines’ Series 1 Pro Includes Adaptive Auto Leveling, Removable FlexPlate

The features are designed to eliminate surface preparation, platform leveling and part removal difficulties.

News

Survey Says: “Top Shops” Use 3D Printing

The annual benchmarking survey reported more Top Shops with 3D printing capacity than ever before. Learn more at the first Top Shops conference.

News

Xometry Secures Investment Led by BMW i Ventures

The $15 million in funding will go toward the company’s learning-based software platform, manufacturing partner network and sales organization.

Polymer AM

Materialise Enhances Its Magics 3D Print Suite Software

Updates include software for quality control and metal 3D printing.

News

EMG Launches Practice Dedicated to Additive Manufacturing

The practice will offer marketing communications, public and influencer relations and digital solutions to the AM industry.

Aerospace

An Aerospace Perspective on Additive Manufacturing

A forum recently hosted by the Ohio Aerospace Institute showcased success stories and compelling reasons for implementing additive manufacturing—from tooling to final parts and certifications. It also tackled one of the biggest challenges facing industrial AM: education.

Register for the 2017 Additive Manufacturing Conference

With a focus on additive manufacturing for industrial use, the Additive Manufacturing Conference takes place October 10-12. 

Technology

3D Platform Extruder Increases Volumetric Throughput

The high-flow air-cooled (HFA) extruder is said to double the volumetric throughput of the company’s previous generation of extruders.

Technology

Omegasonics Announces 1900BTX Cleaning Unit

The 1900BTX utilizes agitation and ultrasonic cleaning for a more thorough, quicker process.

News

Siemens and Stratasys Partner on Robotic 3D Demonstrator

The Stratasys Robotic Composite 3D Demonstrator incorporates software, CNC and additive manufacturing technology from both companies.

Production

3D-Printed Device Proves Rugged Enough for Dust-Free Tile Removal

Arizona Home Floors considered buying a mold to produce a plastic version of its DustRam product. But when a prototype proved durable enough to withstand working conditions, the production strategy shifted to 3D printing.