3D Printing Metal

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Google, BMW, & Lowe’s Invest Heavily in Desktop Metal 3D Printing Start-up

Until now, metal 3D printing is an industrial thing. This might change, as US company "Desktop Metal" brings metal 3D printing to the desktop.

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Sciaky 3D Prints Metal Tank For Arctic Submarine

Submarine manufacturer saves major time and cost by 3D Printing a titanium Variable Ballast tank with EBM technology from Sciaky.

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3D Printed Automotive Parts Could Reduce CO₂ Emissions

Lightweight automotive parts made with selective laser melting (SLM) 3D printing can improve fuel efficiency and reduce CO2 emissions.

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Sculpteo Bike Project on 1000km Road Trip From Las Vegas

The Sculpteo Bike Project is a road bike made with additive manufacturing, and its designers are currently riding it across the USA.

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Sculpteo Announces “Agile Metal Technology” Software

French 3D printing service Sculpteo has developed Agile Metal Technology software which can improve the success rate of 3D printing metal.

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Orlas Creator 3D Metal Printer Launched at Formnext

OR Laser unveil the Orlas Creator, a new metal 3D printing system, at the Formnext trade show in Frankfurt, Germany.

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Ability3D’s Metal Desktop 3D Printer Could Be a Game-Changer

Ability3D has created a metal desktop 3D printer that combines a router and welder. At a price as low as $3000, this could be a real game-changer.

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Billion Dollar Metal 3D Printing Deal Spiked by Super Investor

The GE play for metal 3D printing, a deal worth $1.4 billion, falls apart after a dramatic intervention by super investor Paul Singer.

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Give a Dog a Bone (Implant) with 3D Printing

Leroy the Great Dane has a new "leash of life" thanks to a 3D printed titanium bone implant which helped him beat cancer.

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Linde Just Solved One of Metal 3D Printing Problems

If you want reproducible results for your 3D printed metal parts, you’ll need the perfect mix of gasses in the print chamber. Linde now offers a new solution for better metal prints.

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Researchers Develop Dissolvable Metal Supports

These researchers can help designers make better overhangs using dissolvable metal supports for 3D printing.

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Light Rider: World’s First 3D Printed Motorcycle

Another world first in additive manufacturing, a 3D printed motorcycle called Light Rider. It's street legal, with a €50,000 euro price tag.

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3D Printing Metal in Midair with Lasers

Harvard's Wyss Institute has developed a new device which 3D prints metal structures in midair by lasering nanoparticles.

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Soon, Metal 3D Printing Will Become More Common

XJet Ltd., an Israeli metal 3D printing company, announced the completion of an additional round of funding of $25 million and interestingly enough, Autodesk were involved.

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3D MicroPrint: Laser Sintering Technology to 3D Print Tiny Metal Parts

3D MicroPrint is a new micro laser sintering technology for small, precise metal parts, ideal for automotive, medical and jewelery applications.

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The Next Step: Xjet Print Using Liquid Metal

Metal objects are the hottest trend in 3D printing. But printing metal object is complicated and time consuming. A company claims they solved these two major problems of 3D printing metal.

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Toshiba Promises Tenfold Speed in Metal 3D Printing

Metal 3D printing has lots of potential, and competition is heating up. Toshiba has developed a metal 3D printer that's 10x faster than current technology.

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