metal 3d printing

This is the Last Week of the Early Bird Special for 3D Printing in Metal Workshop

This is the Last Week of the Early Bird Special for 3D Printing in Metal Workshop

Learn the process of 3D printing in metal from design to execution in our all new online 3D Printing in Metal: An Overview of Additive Manufacturing with Metals. The workshop, launching March 27, will show you everything you need to know to apply 3D printing in metal to your upcoming ventures. You’ll also learn about rapid […]

Learn the process of 3D printing in metal from design to execution in our all new online 3D Printing in Metal: An Overview of Additive Manufacturing with Metals. The workshop, launching March 27, will show you everything you need to know to apply 3D printing in metal...
EBM 3D Printing Process Used to Process a Steel Alloy with High Damage Tolerance

EBM 3D Printing Process Used to Process a Steel Alloy with High Damage Tolerance

While the adoption and development of metal 3D printing continues to grow, so too does research into different types of metals that can be 3D printed, including steel. The aerospace and automotive industries in particular would have many applications for 3D printing components with high-performance steel. Now, for the first time, a research team at the […]

While the adoption and development of metal 3D printing continues to grow, so too does research into different types of metals that can be 3D printed, including steel. The aerospace and automotive industries in particular would have many applications for 3D printing...
Educational Initiatives Aim to Reduce Barriers, Provide a Deeper Understanding of 3D Printing

Educational Initiatives Aim to Reduce Barriers, Provide a Deeper Understanding of 3D Printing

The on-demand and complex nature of 3D printing is completely changing how we design, produce, and service products, and many fields are taking advantage of the technology. But, we often hear that one of the barriers to rapid adoption is a lack of knowledge about the basic principles and applications. That’s why it’s important to […]

The on-demand and complex nature of 3D printing is completely changing how we design, produce, and service products, and many fields are taking advantage of the technology. But, we often hear that one of the barriers to rapid adoption is a lack of knowledge about the...
3D Printing in Metal: An Overview of Additive Manufacturing with Metals

3D Printing in Metal: An Overview of Additive Manufacturing with Metals

Our new 3D Printing in Metal: An Overview of Additive Manufacturing with Metals course will be launching in just a few weeks, and from now through February 23, you can sign up for this innovative, practical course at the discounted Early Bird rate of $99.  Save big on this exciting 3-week long course designed to […]

Our new 3D Printing in Metal: An Overview of Additive Manufacturing with Metals course will be launching in just a few weeks, and from now through February 23, you can sign up for this innovative, practical course at the discounted Early Bird rate of $99.  Save big on...
3D Printing News Briefs: February 13, 2018

3D Printing News Briefs: February 13, 2018

Tomorrow is Valentine’s Day, which makes today Galentine’s Day if you’re a Parks and Recreation fan. To celebrate, we’re starting today’s 3D Printing News Briefs with Valentine’s Day news – some female chocolatiers are substituting candy hearts with chocolate skulls, made in 3D printed molds. Continuing on, colorFabb is celebrating its fifth anniversary with sales on […]

Tomorrow is Valentine’s Day, which makes today Galentine’s Day if you’re a Parks and Recreation fan. To celebrate, we’re starting today’s 3D Printing News Briefs with Valentine’s Day news – some female chocolatiers are...
New Caltech Technique Makes It Possible to 3D Print Complex Metal Structures on the Nanoscale

New Caltech Technique Makes It Possible to 3D Print Complex Metal Structures on the Nanoscale

Nanoscale 3D printing is a small-scale technique that many researchers are working to further develop, and 3D printing on the nanoscale with metal is one of the major challenges. But researchers at Caltech have developed a technique that makes it possible to 3D print complex nanoscale metal structures. Once their process is scaled up, it […]

Nanoscale 3D printing is a small-scale technique that many researchers are working to further develop, and 3D printing on the nanoscale with metal is one of the major challenges. But researchers at Caltech have developed a technique that makes it possible to 3D print...
3D Systems Execs Discuss "Phenomenal Partnership" with SOLIDWORKS, Roadmap to Seamless 3D Printing Experience

3D Systems Execs Discuss "Phenomenal Partnership" with SOLIDWORKS, Roadmap to Seamless 3D Printing Experience

Some companies dip their toes in to new technologies and endeavors, while others cannonball straight in the deep end. For 3D Systems, entrenched as it is since the very beginnings of 3D printing development, there is no choice but to go all in — and under the focused and aggressive leadership of CEO Vyomesh Joshi […]

Some companies dip their toes in to new technologies and endeavors, while others cannonball straight in the deep end. For 3D Systems, entrenched as it is since the very beginnings of 3D printing development, there is no choice but to go all in — and under the...
Aurora Labs Slows Things Down to Advance Fast Metal 3D Printing

Aurora Labs Slows Things Down to Advance Fast Metal 3D Printing

“Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.” – Ferris Bueller Speed generally impresses people, especially when it comes to 3D printing…the faster a part can be 3D printed, the better, particularly for metal additive manufacturing. This leads to faster production cycles, which means […]

“Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.” – Ferris Bueller Speed generally impresses people, especially when it comes to 3D printing…the faster a part can be 3D printed, the better,...
3DXpert for SOLIDWORKS: 3D Systems Releases Updated Metal 3D Printing Software Platform

3DXpert for SOLIDWORKS: 3D Systems Releases Updated Metal 3D Printing Software Platform

At the TCT Show this fall, 3D printing industry leader 3D Systems was busy highlighting its software solutions, including the integrated metal additive manufacturing software platform 3DXpert. The software, which offers an all-in-one simulation solution for metal powder bed machines, was officially launched at IMTS in 2016. In May, the company announced that 3DXpert would be […]

At the TCT Show this fall, 3D printing industry leader 3D Systems was busy highlighting its software solutions, including the integrated metal additive manufacturing software platform 3DXpert. The software, which offers an all-in-one simulation solution for metal...
Titomic Announces New Board Member, Australian Patent for Kinetic Fusion 3D Printing Technology

Titomic Announces New Board Member, Australian Patent for Kinetic Fusion 3D Printing Technology

Australian metal additive manufacturing company Titomic has been busy these last few months. In September, the company introduced the innovative Titomic Kinetic Fusion technology, which builds up titanium parts layer by layer with no shape or size limitations. Australia’s Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO) adapted the cold spray process to create this new additive […]

Australian metal additive manufacturing company Titomic has been busy these last few months. In September, the company introduced the innovative Titomic Kinetic Fusion technology, which builds up titanium parts layer by layer with no shape or size...
Scientists Use X-Rays to Study Why Imperfections Happen in Metal 3D Printing

Scientists Use X-Rays to Study Why Imperfections Happen in Metal 3D Printing

Metal 3D printing is a constant work in progress. For all that it’s capable of, it still is plagued by issues, with parts being prone to flaws and imperfections. But plenty of researchers are dedicating their time and energy towards detecting and preventing the problems behind those flaws and imperfections, using advanced technologies to delve […]

Metal 3D printing is a constant work in progress. For all that it’s capable of, it still is plagued by issues, with parts being prone to flaws and imperfections. But plenty of researchers are dedicating their time and energy towards detecting and preventing the...
Italy: Aidro Uses Metal 3D Printing to Improve Hydraulic Components

Italy: Aidro Uses Metal 3D Printing to Improve Hydraulic Components

Most of us around the world rely on hydraulics to drive many of the different machines and larger electrical items we use without thinking much about the inner power or mechanics—until they stop working. From pumps to cylinders to actuators to valves, hydraulics are responsible for controlling electronics of all kinds. As the industry has […]

Most of us around the world rely on hydraulics to drive many of the different machines and larger electrical items we use without thinking much about the inner power or mechanics—until they stop working. From pumps to cylinders to actuators to valves, hydraulics are...
3D Printing News Briefs: January 26, 2018

3D Printing News Briefs: January 26, 2018

We’ll get the business out of the way first in today’s edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, then move on to some award news and a new 3D design challenge. SLM Solutions welcomes a new board member and Titomic has appointed a new executive, while BigRep is partnering with Trideus. A Shapeways employee explains why […]

We’ll get the business out of the way first in today’s edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, then move on to some award news and a new 3D design challenge. SLM Solutions welcomes a new board member and Titomic has appointed a new executive, while BigRep is...
3D Printing News Briefs: January 23, 2018

3D Printing News Briefs: January 23, 2018

We’ve got a lot of business to cover in 3D Printing News Briefs today, starting with some big news from Dassault Systèmes – it has been recognized as the world’s most sustainable company. 3D LifePrints completed a Series A investment round for medical 3D printing, Aurora Labs appointed two new board members, and Renaissance Services […]

We’ve got a lot of business to cover in 3D Printing News Briefs today, starting with some big news from Dassault Systèmes – it has been recognized as the world’s most sustainable company. 3D LifePrints completed a Series A investment round for...
Two Companies Invest in Multiple EOS Industrial Metal 3D Printing Systems

Two Companies Invest in Multiple EOS Industrial Metal 3D Printing Systems

EOS, one of the top suppliers of industrial metal and polymer 3D printers, had a busy 2017, with the introduction of a new 3D printer and software updates, a new material and metal powder handling system, a new CEO, and multiple new partnerships. Today, the German company is announcing two more collaborations with companies interested […]

EOS, one of the top suppliers of industrial metal and polymer 3D printers, had a busy 2017, with the introduction of a new 3D printer and software updates, a new material and metal powder handling system, a new CEO, and multiple new partnerships. Today, the German...
Don't Call It a 3D Printer: Airwolf 3D Debuts Industrial EVO Additive Manufacturing Center at CES 2018

Don't Call It a 3D Printer: Airwolf 3D Debuts Industrial EVO Additive Manufacturing Center at CES 2018

Headquartered in California, Airwolf 3D is well-known for its innovative 3D printers, products, and projects, and just released its groundbreaking fifth generation machine, the EVO Additive Manufacturing Center (AMC), this week. According to the company, the new industrial-grade desktop machine is the strongest, fastest, and highest-performing 3D printing system in its entire class. Airwolf 3D […]

Headquartered in California, Airwolf 3D is well-known for its innovative 3D printers, products, and projects, and just released its groundbreaking fifth generation machine, the EVO Additive Manufacturing Center (AMC), this week. According to the company, the new...
Sciaky Announces Record December Sales of EBAM Metal 3D Printing Systems

Sciaky Announces Record December Sales of EBAM Metal 3D Printing Systems

Leading metal 3D printing solutions provider Sciaky, Inc., a subsidiary of global manufacturing and services holding company Phillips Service Industries, Inc. (PSI), launched its line of Electron Beam Additive Manufacturing (EBAM) machines nearly a decade ago, with an expanded line of EBAM 3D printing systems introduced in 2015. The exclusive technology uses an electron beam to […]

Leading metal 3D printing solutions provider Sciaky, Inc., a subsidiary of global manufacturing and services holding company Phillips Service Industries, Inc. (PSI), launched its line of Electron Beam Additive Manufacturing (EBAM) machines nearly a decade ago, with an...
HiETA Uses Renishaw Metal 3D Printer to Take Heat Exchangers From Prototyping to Commercial Production

HiETA Uses Renishaw Metal 3D Printer to Take Heat Exchangers From Prototyping to Commercial Production

UK metrology company Renishaw often works in metal 3D printing, and has a goal of making the technology more accessible and mainstream. Its RenAM 500M, a laser powder bed fusion system, was specifically designed for factory floor production of metal components, such as the specialist range of heat exchangers by HiETA Technologies, which uses additive […]

UK metrology company Renishaw often works in metal 3D printing, and has a goal of making the technology more accessible and mainstream. Its RenAM 500M, a laser powder bed fusion system, was specifically designed for factory floor production of metal components, such...
CoLiDo Introduces New AMSS Metal 3D Printing Technology

CoLiDo Introduces New AMSS Metal 3D Printing Technology

We have heard a lot about the extensive line of 3D printers from CoLiDo, a subsidiary of Hong Kong print consumables company Print-Rite Holdings. Last year, the young company released its ninth 3D printer in an ongoing series, the Delta D1315. CoLiDo 3D printers offer quiet operation, easy-removal glass print platforms, and several specialty material offerings; the company even offers a […]

We have heard a lot about the extensive line of 3D printers from CoLiDo, a subsidiary of Hong Kong print consumables company Print-Rite Holdings. Last year, the young company released its ninth 3D printer in an ongoing series, the Delta D1315. CoLiDo 3D printers offer...
3D Printing News Briefs: December 27, 2017

3D Printing News Briefs: December 27, 2017

Just because Christmas was two days ago doesn’t mean that the 3D printing industry has been taking a break. In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’ll be covering the latest business and medical 3D printing news, along with a competition and ending on a note from the happiest place in the world. Sigma Labs has […]

Just because Christmas was two days ago doesn’t mean that the 3D printing industry has been taking a break. In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’ll be covering the latest business and medical 3D printing news, along with a competition and ending on...
More 3D Printing Resources to Come in 2018 with Training, Expert Gathering, Giveaways, Shops

More 3D Printing Resources to Come in 2018 with Training, Expert Gathering, Giveaways, Shops

3D printing isn’t about us. We’re here as a resource — hopefully one among many — for you to expand your knowledge of additive manufacturing technologies and the goings-on across the industry. Our focus is on you, our community: what you want to see, what has value to you, what you want to know, how […]

3D printing isn’t about us. We’re here as a resource — hopefully one among many — for you to expand your knowledge of additive manufacturing technologies and the goings-on across the industry. Our focus is on you, our community: what you want...
17 Top 3D Printing Themes of 2017

17 Top 3D Printing Themes of 2017

2017 has been, by any measure, an eventful year, and as always the end of December brings us to a retrospective season as we look back on all that has happened. For us, that means a look back on some of the major happenings in the 3D printing industry, as each year we look into […]

2017 has been, by any measure, an eventful year, and as always the end of December brings us to a retrospective season as we look back on all that has happened. For us, that means a look back on some of the major happenings in the 3D printing industry, as each year we...
UConn Engineers Develop Ceramic and Metal 3D Printing Solution for US Navy to Manufacture Replacement Parts At Sea

UConn Engineers Develop Ceramic and Metal 3D Printing Solution for US Navy to Manufacture Replacement Parts At Sea

The US Navy is a big proponent of additive manufacturing technology, and its use of 3D printers on ships offers self-sustainability in remote areas, allowing sailors and officers to make and repair their own tools, parts, and components on board while out at sea, rather than having to go back in to port. It is disruptive and […]

The US Navy is a big proponent of additive manufacturing technology, and its use of 3D printers on ships offers self-sustainability in remote areas, allowing sailors and officers to make and repair their own tools, parts, and components on board while out at sea,...
3D Printing News Briefs: December 22, 2017

3D Printing News Briefs: December 22, 2017

It’s 3D printing business as usual here on this week’s second edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, with news of agreements, expansions, medical innovations, and 3D printing materials. The European Investment Bank has signed a finance agreement with Materialise, and Titomic enters a collaborative 3D printing agreement, while both 3DZ and Arcam EBM expand into […]

It’s 3D printing business as usual here on this week’s second edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, with news of agreements, expansions, medical innovations, and 3D printing materials. The European Investment Bank has signed a finance agreement with...
GE Global Research Developing Cold Spray Technology, Speeding Up Laser 3D Printing Processes

GE Global Research Developing Cold Spray Technology, Speeding Up Laser 3D Printing Processes

Cold spray technology involves metal powder fed through a supersonic nozzle, attached to a robotic arm, at high pressure and into a heated nitrogen or helium gas stream. Then, many tiny metal specks are fired at the surface of the part in question at four times the speed of sound, and the force of the […]

Cold spray technology involves metal powder fed through a supersonic nozzle, attached to a robotic arm, at high pressure and into a heated nitrogen or helium gas stream. Then, many tiny metal specks are fired at the surface of the part in question at four times the...
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