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ExOne Developing Portable 3D Printing Factory for Defense Department

Company awarded contract to create a special military-edition 3D printer capable of binder jet 3D printing more than 20 metal, ceramic and other powder materials into direct final products or tooling.

Materials

Is a Gel Bath the Key to Scalable, Affordable 3D Printed Ceramics?

3D printed polymer-derived ceramics (PDCs) could find wider application through a process developed at the University of Texas at Dallas that extrudes preceramic material in a self-healing bath for support through printing and curing.

ExOne’s Metal Designlab 3D Printing System Features Two-Step Process

ExOne collaborates with Rapidia to incorporate its two-step 3D printing technology, which enables water-bound metal and ceramic parts to go directly from a printer into a furnace without a debinding step.

The Cool Parts Show Live Jan. 12 to Feature Ceramic Brake Rotor

Join us January 12 at 3:30 p.m. Eastern for a live episode featuring a 3D printed ceramic matrix composite brake disc rotor for high-performance vehicles. Add the session to your MySpark planner. 

Aerospace

Ceramic Manufacturing Module Successfully Operates in Orbit

Made In Space, a subsidiary of Redwire, demonstrates first successful ceramic additive manufacturing in space.

Medical & Dental

3D Printed Ceramics Serve As Both Bone Graft and Support

Bioceramics including tricalcium phosphate and zirconia have been used to replace and stabilize human bone in reconstructive surgeries. Now, 3D printing brings customization and new design opportunities to these medical devices.

Materials

Made In Space Sends Ceramic Manufacturing Module to International Space Station

Commercial in-space manufacturing device is designed to demonstrate proof-of-principle, single-piece ceramic turbine blisk manufacturing in microgravity for terrestrial use.

Medical & Dental

Bioceramics for Bone Replacement: The Cool Parts Show S3E2

A mandibular cage made up of two different bioresorbable ceramics points to the future of bone graft and reconstructive surgeries in this episode of The Cool Parts Show. 

Materials

Reinforced Polymer 3D Printing, Adjustable on the Fly

With Continuous Kinetic Mixing (CKM), 3DFortify sees expanded possibilities for printing polymer composites reinforced with fibers, ceramics and even metal flake in any concentration needed.

Nanoe Zetamix Filaments Aid Prototyping Needs

RAPID 2021: Nanoe Zetamix filaments are ceramic and metal filaments suitable with almost any standard FDM 3D printer that enable the design and prototyping of ceramic and metal parts with a low investment cost.

AM 101: NanoParticle Jetting (NPJ)

The proprietary process from XJet builds ceramic and metal parts using nanoparticle suspensions. Learn how NPJ works in this introductory article, part of our AM 101 series.

XJet Introduces Two Versions of Carmel 1400

Formnext 2019: XJet’s line of nanoparticle jetting (NPJ) systems has been expanded with the Carmel 1400M for metals and Carmel 1400C for ceramics.

Lithoz Presents CeraFab for Serial Production of Ceramics

Formnext 2019: Lithoz has introduced the CeraFab System line designed for serial production of additively manufactured high-performance ceramics.

Materials

Are Crystals the Key to 3D Printing with Silicon Carbide?

If SiC was easier and cheaper to apply, we would find many more uses for this hard, lightweight ceramic. Researchers have found a promising additive manufacturing approach, with crystal growth as the bonding mechanism.

Materials

XJet Unveils Ceramic Material for NanoParticle Jetting (NJP)

XJet has unveiled alumina, a new ceramic material for NanoParticle Jetting (NJP) additive manufacturing.

XJet Opens AM Center for Metals and Ceramics

The Rehovot, Israel, facility will support XJet's continued development of 3D printing materials and applications.

Materials

Materials Are the Ingredients that Enable Additive

The July issue of Additive Manufacturing magazine examines developments in metal alloys, polymers, ceramics and active materials.

Form Ceram Offers Ceramic 3D Printing Services

The lithography-based ceramic manufacturing process enables 3D printing of solid, smooth ceramic parts. 

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