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Monday, 20. October 2014

Breaking the mould

How new technology including 3D sand printing is helping an older casting company say competitive[more]

Thursday, 02. October 2014

USA - Orbit 1 Device Coats 3D-Printed Objects in Metal

3D printing in metal is not easy: it's expensive, time-consuming and usually requires a highly specialized printer well out of a consumer-friendly price range. The Orbit 1, on display this weekend at Maker Faire 2014 in Queens,...[more]

Wednesday, 24. September 2014

DISA - 30% Productivity Boost for Heavy Castings

The Double Pouring System of DISA SIIM China - Case study Based in Suzhou near Shanghai in China, the Suzhou Ishikawa Iron Manufacturing Co. Ltd (SIIM) took delivery of a DISA 231-X vertical moulding machine in 2012. This...[more]

Friday, 19. September 2014

3D Printing Industry is on a Silver Streak

With demand for silver dating all the way back to ancient Babylon, its uses continue to expand today. According to market experts, silver will be impacting several areas like flexible electronics, light emitting diodes, and...[more]

Friday, 12. September 2014


For more than 20 years, US-based investment adviser Trent Capital Management has invested its clients’ money in smart technology companies. Mainly in mobile phone companies. As of now, the company has a new investment policy: 3D...[more]

Wednesday, 06. August 2014

BRAUN Maschinenfabrik GmbH: 4 high-pressure billet grinding machines for Hyundai Steel

After the already completed extension for high-grade products especially for auto-motive applications at their Dangjin integrated steel mill, the South Korean steelmaker Hyundai Steel now invests in downstream equipment.In...[more]

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]

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