Large-Format

BigRep Unveils Large-Format 3D Printer for Industrial Applications

BigRep has unveiled its Studio G2 printer, designed to print engineering-grade materials and large-format objects developed for industrial applications.

Large-Format Additive Manufacturing: Viable for Autoclave Tooling?

SABIC and the University of Dayton Research Institute explore the potential of using large-format additive manufacturing (LFAM) technology for creating autoclave tooling used in manufacturing aerospace composite parts.

Addere Offers Laser Wire 3D Printing Services

Addere is now using its laser wire system to offer 3D printing services in addition to developing and selling its additive manufacturing machines.

Lincoln Electric Acquires Baker Industries

Lincoln Electric has acquired Baker Industries to advance its automation capabilities and a new metal additive manufacturing service business that will launch in mid-2019.

3D Platform's Large-Format 3D Printer Provides Extruder Options

Rapid 2019: The WorkCenter 500, 3D Platform’s extra-large format 3D printer, has been designed to provide affordability without sacrificing quality or throughput, the company says.

Sciaky EBAM Produces Parts Ranging to 19 Ft. in Length

Rapid 2019: Sciaky’s Electron Beam Additive Manufacturing (EBAM) is an industrial solution for 3D printing large-scale metal parts.

Thermwood Hybrid Machine Produces Near-Net-Shape Parts

Rapid 2019: Thermwood’s Large Scale Additive Manufacturing (LSAM) system uses both 3D printing and machining to produce a near-net-shape product.

Additive Manufacturing for Large Parts

Powder-bed fusion is driving the hype for additive manufacturing right now, but it may not be the best answer. Directed energy deposition is a strong contender.

Gefertec, Linde Partner on Additive 3DMP Research

Gefertec and Linde have partnered with two other companies to research Gefertec’s 3DMP 3D printing process and ultimately determine what gas and oxygen percentage needs to be used to optimize high-production of larger titanium alloy parts.

Tahoe Boats Collaborates with Thermwood on 3D Printing for Boat Design

Thermwood assisted the building of Tahoe Boats’ T16 boat design, using its Large Scale Additive Manufacturing (LSAM) system to custom print necessary tools and patterns. This is the first time 3D printing has been used on an actual boat production at this scale, according to the company.

Consortium Builds Ship Propeller Via Wire plus Arc Additive Manufacturing (WAAM)

The robot-driven deposition technology has been successfully applied in a propeller application for the marine industry.

Thermwood Validates 3D-Printed Yacht Hull Molds

A 3D-printed scale model of a hull mold will enable Thermwood to test and validate additive manufacturing for producing this tooling.

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