We learned about Renishaw’s new metal 3D printing technology, Tempus.
We caught up with Valcun, the makers of an incredible 3D printer that uses aluminum wire.
There are two very different news items from Ricoh.
Upcoming webinar illuminates how Velo3D’s technology is empowering aerospace players like Avio SPA.
AMAREA Technology has developed a powerful new 3D printing process they call Multi Material Jetting, or “MMJ”.
News from the automotive industry could trigger some interesting moves in sand 3D printing.
Should binder jetting of sand molds for metal part casting be considered a type of metal 3D printing? And is it taking off?
This week’s selection is “Additive Manufacturing Technologies” by Ian Gibson.
There’s been a breakthrough in controlling the microstructures of metal 3D printed parts.
EOS announced a new, large metal 3D printer, the EOS M 300-4.
A German auto plant 3D prints sand cores for light metal casting, integrating additive manufacturing into engine production line.
A very surprising analysis of 3D printed metal versus CNC milling has been completed.
It will be moved from Amsterdam to a new location for continued research on WAAM capabilities.
Seurat Technologies announced a truly massive funding raise from a set of very intriguing investors.
This week’s selection is the Reaction Jewelry collection from Nervous System.
We now know a lot more about the mysterious 3D printers supplied to Ukraine.
There’s news from ValCUN, makers of a very unusual metal 3D printer.
Aurora Labs unveiled a new metal 3D printer, the AL250.
Researchers at ORNL have been 3D printing prototype lunar wheels.
High-energy X-rays shed light on how thermomechanical deformation creates localized microscale phenomena.
Bright Laser Technologies has introduced a massive metal 3D printer that uses an astonishing 20 lasers.
Upscaling LMM technology to target mass manufacturing.
Farsoon introduced two production 3D printers, one for metal, and one for polymers.
Sintratec has revealed more about their unusual CMF 3D printing process.
Xact Metal has launched in Japan.
Solukon announced an interesting powder collection unit.
There’s a shift in manufacturing happening due to world events, but are we seeing a corresponding change in additive manufacturing?
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi explore how 3D printing has helped to propel Rheinmetall from a middle-sized defense contractor to a leading global defense contractor.
Meltio announced an interesting product that should make it easier to use their DED 3D printing technology.
The assistant professor of automotive engineering from Clemson University uses computer simulations and real-world tests to shape the future of metal manufacturing.
I had a look at a 3D printer company I hadn’t previously encountered, EasyMFG.
LEAP71 announced a deal with The Exploration Company, but what’s this all about?
The Sentinel will be globally classed by DNV as the first additively manufactured pressure hulls for human occupancy.
Charles Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi consider the latest rumors of Apple apparently using metal 3D printing.
What you need to know when selecting, storing and using metal powders for additive manufacturing applications.
Meltio has released a unique slicing system for its 3D printer.
MX3D announced today a new large robotic system for 3D printing metal parts.
SLM Solutions made an interesting move this past week, acquiring a very large system for their equipment catalog.
Protolabs announced a very significant expansion.
Research from Yale School of the Environment shows reduction in GHG over traditional metal casting methods.
The German Institute of Materials Research at DLR has been working on ways to 3D print space propulsion systems.
SPEE3D has demonstrated their AM capability in war — almost.
Aurora Labs has received a useful certification.
A new partnership has resulted in a significant optimization of powder-based 3D printing.
Ensuring superior lightness, greater rigidity, and a more precise build as well as integrated parts.
Phase3D has developed a sophisticated real-time quality control system for powder-based 3D printers they call “Fringe”.
Researchers have discovered a way to provoke metals to automatically heal cracks.
Incus has completed a project that verified the possibility of 3D printing metal objects from scraps on the Moon.
Both will be produced in China and both will use Chinese metal 3D printing technology. What are the implications of this new trend?
Velo3D is one of the leading providers of metal additive manufacturing equipment, and we caught up with them recently.
We have updated our list from 2020 with some new entries and some surprises. Check out VoxelMatters’ VM Focus Aerospace eBook for the complete Top 20.
Meltio has been selected by the US Department of Defense as a strategic partner.
Researchers have developed an unusual 3D printable gel that is not only metallic, but has 4D properties, too.
We have a quick update from JEOL on their metal 3D printing progress.
Velo3D published a video that exemplifies the ways 3D printing is changing the world.
New research has developed an unusual and inexpensive way to dramatically strengthen metal 3D prints using a bimetallic radial approach.
If you need an update on Xact Metal’s progress, we have one.
We had an interesting discussion with Markforged about their recent acquisition, Digital Metal.
SUN METALON announced new funding and a new partnership.
A new alliance of providers could provide an easier way to develop and produce 3D printed medical implants.
How Sun Tzu’s advice helps drive success in metal 3D printing for production applications.
There’s a new titanium coming for additive manufacturing, and maybe much more.
The approach, led by MIT, involves the 3D printing of a metallic powder strengthened with ceramic nanowire.
Charles Goulding and Mwansa Chabala consider how 3D printing could be applied to the induction cooking market.
Shapeways announced a strategic new facility in Livonia, Michigan, effectively doubling their US manufacturing presence.
Charles Goulding and Mwansa Chabala look at the potential of copper in future additive manufacturing operations.
There’s been an impressive amount of progress at Foundry Labs since our last check-in.
Sintratec has two interesting news items: a modular production system and an ability to print metal 3D objects using SLS 3D printing.
Wayland Additive raises £4.6M to boost their electron beam 3D printing production.
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is beginning to impact various aspects of society, and a new development in additive manufacturing—material design—is no exception.
Researchers have developed a new metal alloy that is not only 3D printable, but also can withstand very extreme environments.
Fabrisonic has introduced a new hybrid 3D printer that combines ultrasonic 3D printing with CNC milling, called the SonicLayer 1600.
AddUp makes a strategic move into the healthcare sector.
Two key developments in additively manufactured rockets occurred this week, one positive, and the other seemingly negative.
The battle for metal 3D printing supremacy continues, with an interesting move from SLM Solutions this week.
Researchers in Korea have developed a new metal 3D printing pen system for manufacturing.
Eplus3D introduced a very interesting metal 3D printing feature they call “One-Click Positioning”.
Relativity Space achieved their milestone this week, sort of.
Researchers have now probed the mysteries of metal 3D printing with particle accelerators.
NASA announced the creation of a new research institute dedicated to advanced manufacturing.
Optomec has lost their CEO, Dave Ramahi.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi believe there is a key role for 3D printing in the Ukraine conflict.
If you’ve been paying attention, we almost hit a major milestone in 3D printing this past weekend.
A software package containing Live Platform, Live Studio, Live Build MFG, Live Build DLP, and Live Sinter
Charles R. Goulding & Preeti Sulibhavi look at a new 3D printed bike frame project.
After our story about electroplating last week, we were contacted by RePliForm.
Wayland Additive is definitely not the biggest name in metal 3D printing, but they are growing strongly.
Metal 3D printing is at the heart of New Frontier Aerospace’s plans.
The process of electroplating 3D prints is powerful, yet not very well known or practiced.
With a roster of engineers from innovation hotbeds such as SpaceX, Tesla and Apple, Freeform Future Corp. is looking to print big and print often.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi reveal how 3D printing technology played a big part in the production of Guillermo del Toro’s “Pinocchio”, soon to be released on Netflix.
ALD Vacuum Technologies has introduced a massive metal 3D printer, the “EBuild”.
Chinese researchers have developed a way to reinforce 3D printed aluminum with titanium wire.
We had a chat with Additive Industries recently, and learned more about the metal 3D printer manufacturer.
Relativity Space is nearing a key milestone, and so is 3D printing.