Medical

AM Conference Speaker: Tangible Solutions

The Ohio-based contractor will share the challenges of building its business with a sole focus on the additive manufacturing of medical implants.

News

Jesse Garant Metrology Center Supports AM Inspection with CT Scanning

The company is investing in computed tomography (CT) equipment that will help it better serve additive manufacturing customers requiring inspection and validation services.

Production

The Logistical Value of AM

3D printing can permit a radical change in the geometry of a part. Have we yet seen the extent to which it might change that part’s point of production?

News

Forecast 3D Opens 3D Manufacturing Center

The company now offers HP Multi Jet Fusion additive manufacturing services from its California headquarters.

Polymer AM

Large-Format 3D Printer Builds Carbon Fiber-Reinforced Submarine

Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) has teamed up with the U.S. Navy to 3D print a demonstrator submarine hull for Navy SEALs application.

Technology

An AM Voyage: Seeking Additive Manufacturing’s Next-Gen Metals for Ship-Based Repair

A research team at the University of Pittsburgh’s Swanson School of Engineering is using computational materials design to create new high-strength steels for the United States Navy.

News

Researchers Receive Funding to Study Virtual Reality Use for AM Education

Researchers at Penn State University (PSU) will study how virtual reality could aid in distance learning for additive manufacturing.

Design for Additive

Siemens PLM Solid Edge ST10 Software Enables Cloud Collaboration

The Solid Edge ST10 version eliminates the need to transfer data between applications and includes cloud-based collaboration tools.

Design for Additive

Star Rapid Launches Metal 3D Printing Training Initiative

The company is offering video tutorials as well as hands-on training in metal 3D printing.

News

AM Conference Speaker: NASA

Dr. Paul McConnaughey of NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center will highlight how AM is essential to deep space exploration.

Basics

Additive Manufacturing and 3D Printing Are Two Different Things

And as AM continues to advance, the differences are becoming more pronounced and more important. 

News

Key Takeaways from the Additive Manufacturing European Conference Released

Co-hosted by members of the European Parliament, AMEC focused on the challenges of AM deployment and skills training.