Metal AM

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.

Can My Machine Tool Access My Support Structures?

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

Nanogrande Launches MPL-1 Nano 3D Printer

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

Matsuura Announces Partnership with CMD

Custom Mold and Design (CMD) and Matsuura USA will collaborate in applying  Matsuura’s Lumex technology for the mold industry.

A Public-Private Partnership Aims to Save Additive from Itself

Overwhelming process variables for metal additive manufacturing processes are derailing AM’s adoption for critical parts in aerospace. Colorado’s ADAPT Center—and its growing cache of data—is seeking common ground.

Additive Manufacturing Sparks F1 Cars to Victory

A look behind the scenes at the Alfa Romeo Sauber in Switzerland reveals how additive manufacturing plays a decisive role in a Formula One team's challenge to make a new best-car-in the-world every year. 

QuantAM Dental Software from Renishaw Reduces Build Preparation Time

The build preparation software is said to reduce preparation time for dental frameworks down to about 30 minutes.

GW Plastics Bets on Metal 3D Printing for Conformal Cooling

An investment in a hybrid metal 3D printer is enabling moldmaker GW Plastics to produce better-performing molds with conformal cooling.

Automated Postprocessing Achieves Surface Finish for Shrouded Impellers

Ingersoll Rand achieved 80 percent reduction in roughness average for its 3D-printed shrouded impellers using the automated Hybrid Deci Duo from PostProcess Technologies.

Visser Precision to Take Delivery of EOS M 300-4 Systems

The company will receive a pair of of EOS's M 300-4 systems as well as three EOS 400-4 four-laser metal additive manufacturing systems.

DMG MORI Lasertec 30 SLM 2nd Generation Offers Open Parameters

The second generation of DMG MORI's selective laser melting platform enables users to adjust print settings and select any material.

Freemelt Offers an Open-Source Toolbox for Material Development

Swedish startup Freemelt believes collaboration will be a way forward for metal additive manufacturing. Its Freemelt One electron beam melting system for R&D supports this open-source philosophy.