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Extrude Hone Thermal Energy Method Removes Metal AM Supports

Rapid 2019: Extrude Hone showcases a proprietary approach that uses thermal energy method (TEM) to address metal support structure removal.

Hexcel HexAM Technology Produces Flight-Ready Parts

Rapid 2019: Hexcel’s HexAM additive manufacturing (AM) technology combines high-performance PEKK thermoplastics with carbon fiber to 3D print HexPEKK parts.

CGTech Machine Simulation Software Operates Independently

Rapid 2019: CGTech’s Vericut version 8.2 CNC machine simulation, verification and optimization software simulates CNC machining, additive and hybrid manufacturing processes.

AMRS from Link3D Improves 3D Printing Workflow

Link3D’s Additive Material Recommendation System (AMRS) is said to help with material selection for 3D printing based on qualitative and quantitative specifications for production.

Ultimaker Cloud Platform Supports Remote 3D Printing

Ultimaker has launched Ultimaker Cloud, a platform that supports a professional 3D printing workflow.

nTopology's nTop Platform Offers a Design and Simulation Solution

Rapid 2019: nTopology’s nTop platform is its newest engineering environment for design, simulation and advanced manufacturing processes.

BigRep Industrial 3D Printers Enable Industry 4.0 Integration

Rapid 2019: BigRep’s Pro and Edge large-scale 3D printers are said to deliver speed, precision and quality.

Inert's Postprocessing Enclosure Limits Contamination

Rapid 2019: Inert’s PowderShield enclosure can safely postprocess metal 3D prints and maintain a strict argon gas atmosphere of less than 1 ppm O2 and H2O during the de-powdering process.

Met-L-Flo Reinforced Plastics Offer Low Weight-to-Strength Ratio

Rapid 2019: Met-L-Flo has announced the addition of fiber-reinforced plastics to its services offered.

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.