3D Printers, Software, Materials and Related Equipment

DMG MORI SLM Machine Offers Focal Diameter of 35 Microns

Rapid 2019: The Lasertec 12 SLM is said to offer improved accuracy for powder-bed fusion.

Digital Metal Achieves UL Certification

Digital Metal has been authorized to apply the Underwriters Laboratories (UL) mark to its DM P2500 metal binder jetting system, the first such system to receive the UL certification.

Grind to Finish: A Postprocessing Solution for Additive Manufacturing

3D printed metal parts typically feature little stock remaining for finishing. Grinding is potentially an effective solution for meeting final tolerances. An abrasive technology provider investigates grinding as a complement to AM.

Farsoon Sintering System Improves Build Processing Workflow

Rapid 2019: Farsoon Technologies’ HT1001P production polymer laser sintering system is said to optimize workflow between phases of the AM process.

Fabrisonic Hybrid Enables Solid-State Bonds at Low Temperatures

Rapid 2019: Fabrisonic LLC releases its SonicLayer 1200 machine which offers Ultrasonic Additive Manufacturing (UAM) technology at an affordable price, the company says.

Gas: The Silent Enabler of Additive Manufacturing

High-end metal additive manufacturing relies on the perfect gas composition to create products that meet the required material properties. But gas such as argon is also key to metal powder production, storage and postprocessing.

Arburg Freeformer Optimizes Droplet Size for 3D Printing Polymer Parts

Rapid 2019: Arburg‘s Freeformer 300-3X machine is said to produce complex and durable functional parts in hard/soft combinations from qualified standard plastics and support material.

Renishaw Monitoring Software Improves Process Stability

Rapid 2019: Renishaw presents InfiniAM Spectral, an additive manufacturing (AM) process monitoring software.

Zeiss Comet Scanner Depicts Process Influences on Finished AM Parts

Rapid 2019: Zeiss’ Comet 3D scanner sensor offers a fast measuring speed to quickly identify any post-build process influences on the dimensional accuracy of a finished 3D-printed part.

Voxeljet's PDB Process Adapts 3D Printing for Casting

Rapid 2019: Voxeljet’s Phenolic Direct Binding (PDB) process produces complex casting molds and cores.

Essentium's High Speed Extrusion Platform Enables Durable Prints

Rapid 2019: Essentium's High Speed Extrusion (HSE) platform 3D printing system offers fast print speeds for industrial applications.

Kuraray's Mowiflex Filament Enables Biodegradable Supports

Rapid 2019: The new filament is certified for cold-water solubility.