Metal AM

ExOne’s InnoventPro Offers Larger Build Area, Faster Speed

System has option to 3D print a new class of NanoFuse binders embedded with nanoparticles to improve part quality and simplify sintering.

3D Printed Nitinol Opens New Possibilities for Arterial Stents

Researchers at Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO, have created the first self-expanding nitinol stents made via powder bed fusion. The project points to more opportunities with this shape memory alloy.

Sigma Labs, Additive Industries Make MetalFAB1 PrintRite3D Ready

Engineering collaboration agreement advances partnership, providing in-process melt-pool monitoring on four full-field laser system.

Why Robots and Additive Manufacturing Go Together

3D printing and robots enable one another. We miss the possibilities of one if we do not consider the other. The combination includes AM for end effectors, robots for 3D printing parts, and different modes of metal and plastic production.

For Additive Manufacturing, Software Is as Important as the 3D Printer

AM is the process that both requires and realizes the possibilities of manufacturing software. Recently posted articles cover software tools for additive — each article with a companion video.

Australian Army Field Trials Prove Metal 3D Printing Capabilities

Soldiers overcame extreme field conditions to design, print and finish a series of groundbreaking 3D-printed parts using ‘WarpSPEE3D’ metal 3D printer.

Generative Design Improves Micromobility FUV: The Cool Parts Show S3E3

Arcimoto’s lightweight “Fun Utility Vehicle” gets even lighter thanks to parts that could only come from additive manufacturing. On this episode of The Cool Parts Show, some of the craziest automotive parts you have seen.

A Methodical Strategy to Bring Additive into Sheet Metal Fabrication

When Wilson Tool International launched its additive manufacturing division in 2018, it had already proven 3D printing’s value through dozens of printed parts for its own line of equipment. Demonstrating that value to customers required a new, highly focused approach.

By Mapping Layer Height, Velo3D Shows Where Part Is Distorting (Includes Video)

Height measurement reveals what layers and what part features are potential problem areas in the metal additive manufacturing build. Watch the video to see how software provides insights from layer height data.

PVD Coatings Solve Common 3D-Printed Mold and Part Problems

The right surface modification solution can alleviate a few common additive manufacturing pain points that typically require creating new molds or parts.

Australian Army Tests Metal 3D Printing in Latest Field Trial

The ‘WarpSPEE3D’ program aims to significantly increase unique parts available to the Army compared to what the regular supply chain can provide.

ExOne Metal Binder Jetting Now Offered Through Xometry

ExOne binder jetting offers Xometry customers a fast and cost-effective way to 3D print metal prototypes and production parts.

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