Metal 3D Printing

SLM Solutions 3D Prints Orbex Launcher

Orbex has built a metal rocket engine 3D printed on SLM Solutions’ selective laser melting machine.

Digital Alloys Seeks the Economic Win for Joule 3D Printing

The company is targeting applications where its wire-based deposition technology can win out over conventional manufacturing.

Engine Mount Set to Be First 3D-Printed Part on the Moon

Manufactured by RUAG Space, the 3D-printed engine mount is part of a spacecraft from SpaceIL.

Edro Introduces Bӧhler AMPO Metal Powders

Rapid 2019: Edro offers Bӧhler AMPO's standard program of six powder types for metal additive manufacturing.

Video: Formalloy Finds Flexibility in Laser Metal Deposition

Melanie Lang, founder and managing director of Formalloy, talks with Senior Editor Stephanie Hendrixson about laser metal deposition (LMD) for multiple materials and applications.

ExOne X1 25Pro Metal 3D Printer Supports Production Volumes

Rapid 2019: The X1 25Pro is designed for 3D printing of larger quantities from fine MIM powder in a production environment.

BeAM Modulo 400 Provides DED in a Compact Footprint

Rapid 2019: BeAM's Modulo 400 encompasses directed energy deposition (DED) and associated secondary equipment.

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.

Digital Alloys Offers Joule Printing as a Service

Rapid 2019: Digital Alloys highlights Joule Printing, its metal 3D printing process that will be used to make parts for customers later this year.

Directing the Future of Laser Metal Deposition (LMD)

Formalloy is proving that LMD is for more than repairs and large parts. Fast deposition rates, fine detail capabilities and multimaterial support promise to change how parts are designed and made.

What Is Directed Energy Deposition?

Analyzing directed energy deposition and powder-bed fusion provides a thorough understanding of the extra machining necessary for a “near-net shape” versus a “net shape” manufacturing process.

Protolabs Metal 3D Printing Meets Demanding Part Requirements

Rapid 2019: Protolabs’ direct metal laser sintering (DMLS) process is designed for demanding applications.