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Recap: The Additive Manufacturing Workshop for Automotive

The inaugural AM Workshop for Automotive at the North American International Auto Show brought together the world’s top automotive and additive manufacturing technology experts on one stage. Here’s what they had to say.

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.

Voestalpine Achieves ISO 9001 Certification

The Voestalpine Additive Manufacturing Centre has announced its ISO 9001 certification in AM component creation for advanced industries.

January 2019 Issue Explores Interplay of AM and Design

Design no longer begins and ends at the part. In AM, design plays a role at every step in the process.

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.

Optomec Partners with Phillips Federal

Optomec has partnered with Phillips Federal to resell Optomec’s LENS systems to U.S. government facilities.

Brandenburg University of Technology Installs Lunovu LDM System

A Lunovu Laser Metal Deposition (LMD) system now resides at the Brandenburg University of Technology (BTU) in Cottbus, Germany, to be used by students and staff for mechanical design and manufacturing.

AM for Automotive Workshop Adds Capacity to Meet Demand

The Additive Manufacturing for Automotive Workshop at NAIAS is expanding, adding capacity to meet demand.

Triditive Partners with Universities for Scaladd AM Programs

Triditive has partnered with the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and the University of Oviedo MediaLab to promote research and training programs in its Scaladd additive manufacturing platform.

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.

Renishaw and University Dental Hospital of Wales (UDH) Collaborate on Custom Surgical Implants

Renishaw has collaborated with the University Dental Hospital of Wales (UDH) to produce custom maxillofacial implants and surgical guides with the aim of overcoming challenges associated with surgical implants.

Optomec Acquires Huffman, Improves Market Reach

Optomec has acquired Huffman to improve metal 3D printing market reach in the energy and aviation industries and widen the use of Directed Energy Deposition (DED), a form of metal 3D printing that both companies offer.