PRODUCTION

Production

Desktop Metal to Acquire EnvisionTec

By: AM Staff

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

Production

Desktop Metal Delivers Mid-Volume Metal 3D Printing System

By: AM Staff

Shop System is said to achieve exceptional surface finish parts with rich feature detail at speeds up to 10 times faster than those of legacy 3D powder bed fusion technologies.
#metal

Production

Angled Makes It Possible for Anyone to Launch a 3D Printed Product

By: Stephanie Hendrixson, Senior Editor

The online store utilizes open capacity at its sister 3D printer farms for on-demand production with no startup costs, allowing designers to sell physical products as easily as digital ones.
#supplychain #polymer

Production

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

Production

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

Production

Speed Is Relative in AM: A Data-Driven Comparison of Multi-Laser Powder Bed Fusion and Binder Jet Processing

There is a difference between the effective print speed and the actual cost to produce the component with AM. John Barnes compares binder jet processing with powder bed fusion for metal parts. 
#metal

Consumer Goods

Gantri’s 3D Printed Luxury Lighting Brings Designers Closer to Consumers

By: Stephanie Hendrixson, Senior Editor

The San Francisco startup is changing designer lighting with a designer-forward online marketplace and just-in-time delivery enabled by 3D printing.
#polymer

Production

ESPRIT CAM, Alma CAM Partner for Robot Additive DED Programming

By: AM Staff

Collaboration to provide customers with an end-to-end solution for robot programming, simulation, verification, collision detection, code generation and more.
#metal #robots

Aerospace

Mars Rover Instrument Is Manufacturing Challenge, 3D Printing Victory

A critical instrument on the Perseverance rover requires five components that could only be made via additive manufacturing. Carpenter Additive overcame obstacles to produce them.
#metal #postprocessing #brackets

Aerospace

3D Systems Develops Large, Fast Powder Metal 3D Printer for Army

By: AM Staff

New solution may revolutionize key supply chains associated with long-range munitions, next-generation combat vehicles, helicopters, and air and missile defense capabilities.
#supplychain #metal