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Monday, 28. July 2014

AUS - 3D prints revolutionise design

AGRICULTURAL direct drill and deep tillage points manufacturer, Keech Australia, has moved into the high-tech manufacturing era with the installation of sophisticated 3D printing equipment that has opened up a new world of...[more]


Wednesday, 23. July 2014

UK - 3D tool maker uses improved metal powders

Toolcraft, a manufacturer of precision metal parts and components, is using metal powders sourced from LPW Technology to make its 3D printed parts.Toolcraft makes micro-components with high dimensional accuracy for a wide range...[more]


Tuesday, 22. July 2014

Allied Market Research: 3D Printing Market is Expected to Reach $8.6 Billion, Globally, by 2020

According to the report titled "3D Printing Market (Technologies, Materials, Applications and Geography) - Global Opportunity Analysis and Forecast-2013-2020", the global 3D printing market will reach $8.6 billion by...[more]


Friday, 18. July 2014

Wheelabrator Participates in the First-of-its-kind Edition of ‘Surface & Coating EXPO’ in Chennai

Wheelabrator, announced its participation in the first ever edition of ‘Surfing & Coating EXPO’ at the Chennai Trade centre, Chennai stretched across 3 days starting from July 4th – 6th, 2014. Towering over stall #77,...[more]


Tuesday, 01. July 2014

GE to Add New Advanced Manufacturing Works Facility Featuring Additive Manufacturing

As advancements continue in 3D printing, particularly that of laser sintering, we are seeing major investments within the aerospace industries, as well as several other areas which rely on highly detailed, light weight,...[more]


Monday, 30. June 2014

Lightweight composite material could be a 'game changer'

An anonymous industrial estate on the outskirts of Basingstoke might not seem the place for the start of a revolution in lightweighting, but if the partnership between Composite Metal Technology (CMT) and C&J Antich &...[more]


Friday, 27. June 2014

AU - Plansee develops 3D printing process for refractory metals

Plansee has developed a new additive manufacture (AM) process involving selective laser melting suitable for use with tungsten and molybdenum.The process works by applying a thin layer of powder on a base plate, which is laser...[more]


Thursday, 26. June 2014

Arup unveils its first 3D-printed structural steel building components

News: engineering firm Arup has produced prototype 3D-printed steel construction joints that could be used to create more efficient structures.Arup says it has produced a new design method for creating...[more]


Wednesday, 25. June 2014

17-Year-Old Creates Affordable 3D Metal Printer – Hopes to Launch Kickstarter Campaign

Materials, materials, materials. When it comes to 3D printing, the biggest improvement that most in the industry wish to see, is the ability to print in more materials. Currently, most consumer level 3D printers are restricted to...[more]


Friday, 30. May 2014

71st World Foundry Congress 2014 -Bilbao Spain

The cultural city of Bilbao, Spain was the setting for the 71st World Foundry Congress which took place from the 19th-21st of May at the impressive Euskalduna Conference Center.For those who had never visited Spain before, this...[more]


Tuesday, 06. May 2014

REMET® Investing in the Future of Investment Casting

Over the past two years, REMET® UK has invested in its laboratory and research facilities, increasing analytical capabilities.The REMET Centre for Technical Excellence, based at the company’s European Headquarters, has undergone...[more]


Thursday, 24. April 2014

GER - New 3D-Printed Metals From EOS

3D printer and materials maker EOS has released two new powder metal materials for its direct metal laser sintering (DMLS) EOSINT M-series machines: Titanium Ti64ELI and EOS StainlessSteel 316L.Just last October, EOS introduced a...[more]


Tuesday, 22. April 2014

USA - Strengthening supply chain reliability

Selective control of suppliers can improve quality, reliability, and management control for many aerospace companies.upply chains for the aerospace industry have become increasingly complex, challenging manufacturers of military...[more]


Wednesday, 16. April 2014

Goldman Sachs Initiates Coverage on Stratasys, 3D Systems; Favors Former

On Monday, Goldman Sachs initiated coverage on Stratasys and 3D Systems Analyst rated Stratasys at Buy with a $146 price target, while rating DDD at Neutral with a $63 price target. The stocks are up 2.4 and down 4.2 percent,...[more]


Monday, 14. April 2014

GER - Check out this Futuristic 3D Printed Car Body

German auto firm, EDAG, made a stir at this year’s Geneva Motor Show with a fully 3D printed auto body called Genesis. And why not? Its smooth grey curves and futuristic honeycomb ooze sex appeal. And did we mention 3D...[more]


Tuesday, 01. April 2014

Voxeljet AG: Cost-effective investment casting with 3D printing

Until now, the low volume production of complex parts using investment casting has been associated with long lead-times and potentially high cost. The Schmolz + Bickenbach Guss Gruppe shows that there is another way: It favours...[more]


Thursday, 27. March 2014

3D printing boosts casting operation

Dating back some 2,000 years, sand casting is the epitome of established and traditional manufacture. However, the process is being given a boost by the current buzz-technology, 3D printing.The installation of a large ExOne...[more]


Monday, 17. March 2014

GER - The futuristic car inspired by TURTLES: Super-strong 3D printed design could take to the road in 10 years

German auto firm EDAG unveiled concept car at the Geneva Auto ShowIts internal frame is designed to be 3D printed from a mixture of thermo- plastic materials and carbon fibre for strength and cushioningA conventional metal frame,...[more]


Friday, 14. March 2014

ABB’s Venture Capital Arm Invests in 3D printed Motor Component Maker Persimmon

ABB Technology Ventures (ATV) yesterday announced its 17th investment, a Series B financing of Persimmon Technologies, creator of a new high precision industrial robot and developer of breakthrough 3D printing processes using air...[more]


Friday, 14. March 2014

Why the Metals 3-D Printing Space Is the Place to Be in 2014

If they were making a 2014 version of "The Graduate", the iconic one-word line uttered to Dustin Hoffman's character as advice in where to make his fortune might be "metals". That's because demand for 3-D...[more]


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