Metal AM

Design Guidelines for Conformal Cooling Water Lines

Additive manufacturing enables complex geometries and nonround cross-sections for conformal cooling lines, but some design lessons from conventionally drilled lines are still relevant.

SLM Titanium Expands Options for Hearing Aid Wearers

Titanium plus selective laser melting (SLM) enables hearing aids that perform better for a wider range of individuals.

GKN Sinter Metals Launches InstAMetal E-Commerce Platform

The online interface will offer customers 24/7 access to feasibility analysis tools and pricing information on metal AM prototypes.

Metal AM: Is Welding the Way In?

Optomec’s machine tool for metal 3D printing is also an accessible system for automated welding. The embrace of one use of this machine might lead to increasing exploration of the other.

Cimquest to Resell Desktop Metal 3D Printing Systems

The reseller says this agreement will open new opportunities to its customers in New England and the Mid-Atlantic region.

America Makes to Launch Additive Manufacturing Bootcamp

The program is designed to bring military veterans into the additive manufacturing workforce.

DMG MORI to Introduce Its SLM System to North America in November

The company now offers both powder-bed and direct-deposition AM. Its president anticipates widespread use of metal AM within 10 years.

Additive Industries Adds Four Full-Field Lasers to MetalFab1

Additive Industries has launched a four-laser version of the MetalFab1 system for the North American market.

Understanding AM Parts Design Will Lead to Mass Adoption of AM Technologies

Adoption of additive manufacturing technologies will pick up rapidly as companies begin to understand how to design parts according to the capability of additive machines.

Optimizing Metal Powders for Additive Manufacturing: Exploring the Impact of Particle Morphology and Powder Flowability

What makes a good metal powder for additive manufacturing? Case study data highlights the value of particle size and shape, powder flowability, and bulk density.

Sintavia Unveils Plans for Advanced Manufacturing Facility

The 55,000-square-foot facility is expected to be complete by mid-2018.

3D Printing a Metal Shift Knob for Faster Cooling

Metal 3D printing and design thinking enabled an engineer to create a shift knob designed to cool rapidly inside a hot car.