News

LEGO and Stanley Black & Decker Invest in Evolve Additive Solutions

The $19 million equity investment and consortium of strategic partners will help advance the company's STEP additive manufacturing technology toward commercialization.

News

AddUp to Acquire Majority Stake in Poly-Shape

The acquisition of the design and production services company will help AddUp expand its offerings, especially for the automotive industry.

Polymer AM

Large-Scale 3D Printing Supports Innovation in Construction

Branch Technology’s robot-based Cellular Fabrication (C-Fab) 3D printing technology builds open matrices in high-performance polymers. These structures could be the framework for better, more sustainable building practices.

Polymer AM

The Technology House Steps into 3D Printing for Production

The Technology House was founded on stereolithography for prototyping, but each step forward has been a move toward production. The company is now 3D printing end-use parts, enabled by Carbon’s SpeedCell line and durable materials.

Materials

NanoSteel Spins Out Formetrix Inc. for Metal AM

The new business unit aims to commercialize Formetrix's steel alloys for 3D printing processes.

Education

Society of Additive Manufacturing Enthusiasts Has Successful Launch at the Milwaukee School of Engineering

This group aims to advance awareness of AM and its applications. One hundred students signed up at the first event.

Materials

Solvay Offers Specialty Polymer Filaments

Designed specifically for 3D printing, the three high-performance polymer filaments are designed to encourage layer adhesion.

Design for Additive

Sunata Software Offers Simulation Solution for Metal 3D Printing

The cloud-based software from Atlas 3D software models a part in 100 orientations to arrive at the optimal orientation and support structures.

Basics

How Machining Support Structures Affects the Cutting Tool

Studies show that thin-walled additively manufactured support structures may be more challenging to machine than they might appear.

Technology

Sinterit Lisa 2 Expands Build Volume, Material Options for Desktop SLS

The desktop selective laser sintering (SLS) 3D printer features an expanded, nitrogen-filled build chamber to support larger parts in more materials.

Materials

Stratasys Offers PEKK-Based Antero 800NA for High Performance

The filament is suitable for applications in aerospace and high-performance vehicles, among others.

Metal AM

Trumpf TruPrint 5000 Boosts Productivity with Three Fiber Lasers

The TruPrint 5000 metal 3D printer features three fiber lasers that can operate simultaneously at any point within the build chamber.