MATERIALS

Aerospace

SAE ITC Launches Data Consortium for Additive Manufacturing

By: AM Staff

Group to prepare rigorous material and process specifications for aerospace design community — especially those that are certified under the FAA, EASA, U.S. Air Force or other aviation regulatory agencies.

Materials

Desktop Metal to Acquire EnvisionTec

By: AM Staff

Acquisition expands Desktop Metal’s product portfolio across metals, composites and polymers.
#polymer

Materials

Titan, Jabil Customize Formulations for Pellet Extrusion 3D Printing

By: AM Staff

Partnership qualifies and integrates customized materials for use on Titan’s pellet-based Atlas 3D printers to produce stronger, lighter and more flexible parts.
#composites #polymer #largeformat

Materials

Materialise Powder, Prototyping Platform Empower Sustainability

By: AM Staff

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

Materials

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

By: Stephanie Hendrixson, Senior Editor

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. 
#composites #coolparts #ceramic

Materials

3D Printing Helps Close the Loop for Armor’s Circular Economy

By: Stephanie Hendrixson, Senior Editor

Manufacturing 3D printing filament was first a way for Armor to recycle its own reclaimed plastic waste. But now, this business unit is helping to close the loop on sustainability for plastic 3D printed products.
#polymer #sustainability

Materials

Stratasys Aquisition Brings New AM Platform to Polymer Production

By: AM Staff

Origin’s resin-based Programmable PhotoPolymerization (P3) technology expands Stratasys product range in the fast-growing market for 3D printed mass production parts.
#polymer

Materials

Collaboration Accelerates Material Development for Plastic Laser Sintering

By: AM Staff

Farsoon and Tiger collaborated on thermoset powders which are optimized for performance, heat-resistance and flame-retardant properties — all major requirements for enabling innovative, functional applications.
#polymer

Aerospace

Ceramic Manufacturing Module Successfully Operates in Orbit

By: AM Staff

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

Materials

Look Again: This 3D Printed Part Isn't Plastic

By: Stephanie Hendrixson, Senior Editor

This radiator cover is comparable in strength to an injection molded part, and was made at lower cost than 3D printed polymer.
#largeformat #casting #sand