MATERIALS

Materials

Kennametal Develops First Stellite Powder for 3D Printing

By: AM Staff

Stellite 21 AM powder enables customers to achieve similar wear and corrosion resistance properties in additively manufactured parts.
#metal

Production

Essentium Printer Features Independent Dual Extrusion System

By: AM Staff

The company is also introducing Essentium PP-CF, a new high-performance material for chemically resistant and low surface energy AM parts.
#polymer

Materials

Elementum 3D, SLM Solutions Collaborate on Metal Powder Development

By: AM Staff

Unified approach enables more powder choices for additive manufacturing users.
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Aerospace

Rusal America joins Neighborhood 91 AM Campus at Pittsburgh Airport

By: AM Staff

Neighborhood 91 is the first development in the world to both condense and connect all components of the additive manufacturing and 3D printing supply chain into one powerful production ecosystem.
#supplychain #enterprise #metal

Materials

Additive Manufacturing Is Now Realizing the Promise of Materials

By: Peter Zelinski, Editor-in-Chief

Possibilities that were speculative a few years ago are coming true today. Applications of metal matrix composite provide an example. Recent articles explore the ongoing advance of 3D printed materials.

Materials

NeuBeam 3D Printing Process Is an Update for Electron Beam Melting

By: Stephanie Hendrixson, Senior Editor

The recently introduced Calibur3 system from Wayland Additive overcomes challenges to bring new materials and capabilities to EBM metal 3D printing.
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Materials

Reusable, 3D Printed Copper Filter: The Cool Parts Show #28

By: Stephanie Hendrixson, Senior Editor

In this episode of The Cool Parts Show, we learn how controlled porosity obtained through binder jetting can be applied to build metal filters capable of trapping — and even eliminating — virus particles.
#metal #video #coolparts

Materials

Is There a Larger Role for Additives in Additive Manufacturing?

By: Peter Zelinski, Editor-in-Chief

Terminology confusion might be coming, because the answer is likely yes. A provider of glass flake for plastics foresees applications to AM, specifically as a reinforcement within 3D printing filament.
#polymer #composites

Medical & Dental

3D Printed Nitinol Opens New Possibilities for Arterial Stents

By: Stephanie Hendrixson, Senior Editor

Researchers at Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO, have created the first self-expanding nitinol stents made via powder bed fusion. The project points to more opportunities with this shape memory alloy.
#metal

Materials

Desktop Metal, Uniformity Labs Develop Fully Dense, Sinterable Aluminum

By: AM Staff

Uniformity 6061 aluminum will be available exclusively to Desktop Metal customers as part of its ongoing partnership with Uniformity Labs.
#metal