German RepRap’s new Carbon20 printer filament is made from 20 percent carbon fiber and has several applications.
A tremendous amount of information exists in the industrial additive manufacturing industry, with many companies – old and new – competing for customer dollars and attention.
At the conclusion of the recent opening of their facility to the media, Joe Allison, CEO of Stratasys Direct Manufacturing introduced SMS Research Advisors.
MIT recently reported that they’ve created a 3D printer that fabricates objects from 10 different materials at the same time, using a combination of “machine vision” and 3D scanning.
Stratasys recently announced that Zare, a manufacturing service bureau based in Italy, cut its manufacturing costs by 50 percent in the aerospace and automotive industries by implementing a series of Stratasys Fortus 3D production systems.
Utilizing a high-powered fiber laser to print 20µm- to 100µm-thick layers of fully dense metal directly from 3D CAD data, the Renishaw AM250’s fine metal powder melting process offers fast additive manufacturing for metal parts.