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nRugged 3D Printer Designed for Use in Harsh Environments

Printer offers more than 10,000 material choices and is factory configured for either 3D manufacturing or bioprinting with automatic tool changes.
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Cumberland Additive Expands Operations to Neighborhood 91 Campus

Neighborhood 91 is the first development to both condense and connect all components of the AM/3D printing supply chain into one powerful production ecosystem.
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Desktop Metal Qualifies 316l Stainless Steel for High-Volume Manufacturing

With 316L, businesses can produce cost-effective, end-use metal parts for extreme temperature, highly corrosive applications on the world’s fastest metal 3d printing platform, the company says.
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GE Aviation Switches Four Existing Cast Parts to Metal 3D Printing

GE engineers say additive manufacturing can compete with casting as its improved productivity lowers cost and slashes development time.
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Solving MRO Challenges with Bound Metal Deposition

Three case studies reveal how Desktop Metal’s second-generation Studio System bound metal deposition printer eliminates common safety hazards of metal AM, enhancing the technique’s value for maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) applications.
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3D Printing Brings Custom, Affordable Bone Prostheses to Thai Patients

Meticuly was founded to provide custom bone implants for local patients in Thailand and regional countries who otherwise would be dependent on standard, imported devices. The concept could be a model for medical treatment in other emerging economies.
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Support Structures and Build Layout Lead to Series of Fails — AM: Why the Failure? #4

A 3D printed piston crown illustrates the iterative path to success often part of laser powder bed fusion additive manufacturing.
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Cummins Finalizes First Metal 3D Printed Production Part

Company is using high-precision binder jetting process to create lance tip adapter used in high horsepower engines.
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Wagner Machine Co. Creates Challenging Assembly Replacement with Velo3D Printer

Real-time monitoring of entire 3D printing process ensures mission-ready quality of high-value parts for aerospace and defense customers
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How Flowable Metal Paste Could Deliver on 3D Printing's Promise for Mold Tooling

A new 3D printing process that shapes extruded metal paste before sintering can produce fine detail and surface finish suitable for injection mold cores and cavities with limited or no additional postprocessing.
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Matsuura Launches Metal Additive Manufacturing Production Services

Matsuura established the Additive Manufacturing Center to promote the use of metal 3D printed parts as a solution to continuing supply chain challenges and delays.
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Addman Engineering Chooses Velo3D for Energy, Aerospace Manufacturing

AddMan Engineering, a provider of advanced additive manufacturing for aerospace and energy, to operate the first Velo3D manufacturing solution in Indianapolis area.
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Distribution Network Aims to Be the "Inventory Bridge" for Metal Powders

Recently launched KBM Advanced Materials connects metal powder suppliers to customers in additive manufacturing, metal injection molding and more.
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Primus Aerospace Adopts Velo3D System for Aerospace, Defense Work

Company says it is first ever, advanced metal 3D-printing system of its kind dedicated to flight-critical applications.
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Velo3D System Chosen for Aftermarket Gas Turbine Parts Production

Additive manufacturing will help keep aging engines operational with greater flexibility and shorter delivery times than traditional MRO supply chains.
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Experimental Fusion Reactor To Use Rosswag AM Cooling Heads

Rosswag Engineering has produced 3D-printed cooling heads for a plasma-exposed environment in the Wendelstein 7-X fusion reactor.
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