PRODUCTION

Production

3D Control Systems, HP Collaborate on Multi Jet Fusion Connectivity

By: AM Staff

The integration of HP 3D API enables 3D Control Systems’ customers using HP Jet Fusion systems to streamline workflow, optimize job efficiency and analyze production efficiency with access to critical data.

Design

Cadillac Blackwing Models Are First GM Cars Using Additive Manufacturing for Full-Scale Production

By: Peter Zelinski, Editor-in-Chief

Three functional components are 3D printed thanks to cost savings and design freedom. Layers lines on the shift knob signify this advance.
#brackets

Production

Stratasys Direct, Xometry Partner to Deliver 3D Printed Parts on Demand

By: AM Staff

Stratasys Direct Manufacturing is providing several new high-performance nylon material options to customers of Xometry’s global custom manufacturing marketplace.
#composites #polymer #prototyping

Production

3D Systems Introduces High Speed Fusion 3D Printing System

By: AM Staff

System said to print three times faster with greater precision than many other standard industrial systems.
#polymer #prototyping

Production

Armor’s Additive Manufacturing Supports Railway Maintenance

By: AM Staff

AM proved to be the right choice for replacing a railway replacement part based on economic, technical and lead time constraints.
#spareparts #supplychain #polymer

Production

3D Printed Air Duct Based on Fluid Dynamics: The Cool Parts Show #26

By: Stephanie Hendrixson, Senior Editor

Air ducts are ubiquitous, but are they all as efficient as they need to be? Computational fluid dynamics informed the redesign of this 3D printed air duct — made to serve a 3D printer. 
#assemblyconsolidation #video #coolparts

Production

For Stratasys, Acquisition of Origin Part of Strategy Focused on Production and Polymer Materials

By: Peter Zelinski, Editor-in-Chief

Americas president Rich Garrity describes how the two additive manufacturing technology companies came together (COVID-19 helped), along with the value of protecting one culture while allowing another to change.
#polymer

Production

Solukon Upgrades Automated Powder Removal Units for Large Parts

By: AM Staff

Systems are now reinforced to handle larger parts and feature a joystick to improve and individualize controlling, and an optional impactor system for breaking up clogged powder bulks.  
#metal #postprocessing

Production

Inkbit Vista 3D Printing System Offers Vision-Controlled Jetting Solution

By: AM Staff

Developed at MIT, this highly automated 3D printing system features closed-loop feedback control, multimaterial printing capabilities and low cost-per-part for final part production.
#polymer

Production

Fiber-Reinforced 3D Printing Expands Control, Applications for Composites

By: Stephanie Hendrixson, Senior Editor

9T Labs’ deposition process places continuous carbon fiber only where necessary to save material, reduce waste, and more precisely control the structure of preform composites.
#composites #polymer #brackets