In a joint project, Safran Landing Systems and SLM Solutions tested selective laser melting to produce a component of a nose landing gear for a bizjet, marking a world first for a part of this size.
#lightweighting #metal #largeformat
Users can explore printing rigid 316L stainless steel parts for industrial applications alongside advanced engineering polymers and composites on Method with the MakerBot Labs Experimental Extruder.
#metal #composites #prototyping
The sports car manufacturer achieves weight savings and assembly consolidation using additive manufacturing instead of casting for an electric drive housing.
#assemblyconsolidation #lightweighting #generativedesign
Bluesint PA 12 powder makes it possible to print with up to 100% reused powder, while Process Turner online platform speeds up prototyping process to eliminate waste.
#polymer #prototyping #sustainability
A medical device maker establishes a center of excellence for product and process development in which additive manufacturing and CNC machining both challenge and complement one another.
#machining #enterprise #metal
Formlabs’ Rigid 10K Resin offers high stiffness and resistance for use in manufacturing and engineering, while a reformulated Draft Resin is well-suited for rough prototypes and quick design iterations.
Amplify Additive needs to be small today. A close, nimble team can innovate quickly and realize the promise of additive manufacturing for orthopedic implants. Yet the company needs to be bigger soon, because success will lead to scalable production.
#implants #metal #prototyping
Nearly $1M in prizes awarded to winners of five competitions related to additive manufacturing. AM editor-in-chief Peter Zelinski co-hosted the Air Force’s week-long event.
#education #supplychain #enterprise
Three years ago Christina Perla was an industrial designer using the services of a local 3D printing hub. Today she’s the co-owner of that company, and doubling down on its prototyping roots.