Metal AM

NanoSteel Spins Out Formetrix Inc. for Metal AM

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

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.

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.

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.

Optimized LPBF Reduces Cost Per Part by 90 Percent

Through a combination of laser powder-bed fusion, design and optimization technology, Betatype reduced the cost of an automotive part from more than $40 to less than $4.

Vader Offers System Solutions for Liquid Metal 3D Printing

The company offers its metal 3D printing technology as both a stand-alone system and as an accessory for hybrid manufacturing.

Desktop Metal Introduces Studio System+ and Studio Fleet

The company's metal 3D printing technology has received updates and is now available in a custom configuration with debinder and furnace units.

HP Enters Metal Additive Manufacturing with Production-Focused Binder Jetting Machine

A metal 3D printer for scale production of steel parts is the next extension of HP's additive offerings and the logical extension of printer technology the company has been developing for decades.

EOS Unveils EOS M 300 Series for Industrial Production

The Direct Metal Laser Sintering (DMLS) machine supports automation and custom configuration with a variety of options.

Additive Design Offers New Opportunities in Grinding

Swiss grinding machine manufacturer Studer leverages additive manufacturing technology to build parts such as hydraulic components, machine covers and coolant nozzles for its high-precision machines. The result is optimized lubrication during grinding, increased service life of the grinding wheel, and quick and easy parts assembly during machine production.

Optomec Introduces LENS 860 Hybrid Controlled Atmosphere (CA) Metal 3D Printer

The large-format metal 3D printer's hermetically sealed build chamber supports hybrid manufacturing with reactive materials.

How Exascale Computing Will Enable Born-Qualified AM Parts

ExaAM, a high-fidelity simulation tool, promises to reduce trial-and-error in additive manufacturing and help create metal 3D-printed parts that are qualified from the beginning.