News

Sights from Formnext 2018

Editors share some of the interesting machines, materials and applications for additive manufacturing on display at this year's Formnext exhibition.

Sponsored

Inspecting Complex Geometries for 3D-Printed Parts

As additive manufacturing moves into the production space, advanced inspection technology is becoming more critical to ensure part quality.

Technology

ExOne X1 25Pro 3D Printing Machine Supports Production Volumes

The platform is intended as a step up for users of the Innovent+ platform who are interested in scaling to a mid-size production metal 3D printer.

News

10 Impressions of Formnext 2018

The size and scope of this year's Formnext exhibition offered plenty to see, but also reinforced additive manufacturing's continuing maturity. 10 impressions from Additive Manufacturing editors.

Hybrid Manufacturing

Edgecam 2019 Includes Module for Additive Manufacturing

Edgecam 2019 R1 introduces an additive manufacturing module along with 30 other enhancements.

Technology

Rize Introduces Full-Color XRize Desktop 3D Printer

The XRize uses the company's Augmented Deposition 3D printing technology in combination with CMYK inks.

Technology

3MF Consortium Announces Adopters of 3D Printing Format

Thirty-two products from 17 companies have adopted the 3MF Consortium’s (3MF) 3D printing format.

Materials

Ultimaker Introduces Material Profiles in Partnership with Suppliers

Material profiles from BASF, Clariant, DSM, DuPont and Owens Corning are now available in Ultimaker Cura 3.6.

Technology

LEO Lane Software-as-a-Service Ensures Consistent Additive Manufacturing

LEO Lane's software-as-as-service (SaaS) solution ensures consistent, secure additive manufacturing designed to preserve brand integrity.

News

Farsoon Launches Beta Test Program for HT1001P in North America

The beta test program focuses on a recently launched Farsoon Continuous Additive Manufacturing Systems (CAMS) 3D printer for polymer laser sintering.

Basics

Can My Machine Tool Access My Support Structures?

Analyzing the machinability of support structures opens a new way of thinking about optimal build orientation.

Metal AM

Nanogrande Launches MPL-1 Nano 3D Printer

The nanoscale 3D printer is designed to layer metal particles smaller than 5 microns.

Production

Economies of Scope: Additive Manufacturing’s Trajectory Toward Bigness

A new book argues that the advance of AM will ultimately favor bigger and bigger manufacturers. Recent articles about groups and companies seeking to benefit from AM show a tiny trajectory in the same direction.