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Vacuum System Reduces Metal Powder Recovery Time by 85%

RAPID 2020: Vac-U-Max's Metal Powder Recovery System for Additive Manufacturing (AM-MPRS) extracts and sieves metal powders from 3D printing machines.  

Initiative Addresses Shortage of Personal Protective Equipment for Nation’s Healthcare Workers in Wake of COVID-19 Pandemic

A research collaboration and initiative has been created in the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic to allow manufacturers to 3D print thousands of face shields in the coming weeks.

NSL Powder360 Aids Powder Recycling for Reuse

RAPID 2021: NSL’s Powder360 provides powder characterization through alloy and process development, powder qualification and recycle for reuse.

Stratasys Ramps up Production of 3D-Printed Personal Protection Equipment for COVID-19

Stratasys Ltd. has announced a global mobilization of the company’s 3D printing resources and expertise to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. The initial focus is on providing thousands of disposable face shields for use by medical personnel.

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.

Grenzebach Aids Optimal Material Flow

RAPID 2021: With custom-fit transport and handling technology, Grenzebach solutions ensure an optimal material flow. Printers, saws, eroding machines, furnaces and finishing systems are smoothly integrated and linked.

Lewco Batch Ovens Provide Airflow Distribution Techniques

RAPID 2020: Lewco's line of Industrial Batch Ovens standard model temperatures range to 1,200°F, and each oven provides plenum design and effective airflow distribution techniques.

Hoosier Pattern Enables the Design and Print of Intricate Geometries

RAPID 2020: Hoosier Pattern offers the use of 3D printing sand molds and cores that enable users to design and print geometrically intricate designs straight from a CAD file without sacrificing valuable costs and resources.

RAPID + TCT Postponed to 2021

SME, the producers of the additive manufacturing showcase RAPID + TCT, has postponed the 2020 exposition and conference to April 2021 in Chicago, due to the global COVID-19 pandemic.

Protolabs Advances 3D Printing Beyond Prototyping

RAPID 2020: Protolabs has launched production capabilities for its metal 3D printing service.