Mercedes-Benz Trucks announces that its first metal 3D printed spare part, a thermostat cover, has passed the quality assurance process.
GE Additive has revealed it’s building the world’s largest metal 3D printer. The as yet unnamed machine is planned for release next year.
Los Angeles based company, 3DEO, is using a new technique called Intelligent Layering to help reduce the costs of metal 3D printing.
NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory is developing 3D printed woven metal fabrics to use within astronaut suits and large antennas.
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.
Metal Printing Down Under
Australian University Acquires Groundbreaking LightSpEE3D Metal 3D Printer
Charles Darwin University is acquiring the LightSpEE3D printer, reportedly faster and cheaper than any metal 3D printer on the market.
Scientists from the Lawerence Livermore National Laboratory are developing a process that print large metal objects faster than ever before.
The Chattanooga startup Collider is developing the Orchid 3D printer, capable of producing metal objects comparable to injection molding.
Arizona State University assistant professor has developed a method of dissolving supports to make end-to-end metal printing faster.
Lightweight automotive parts made with selective laser melting (SLM) 3D printing can improve fuel efficiency and reduce CO2 emissions.
The Sculpteo Bike Project is a road bike made with additive manufacturing, and its designers are currently riding it across the USA.
French 3D printing service Sculpteo has developed Agile Metal Technology software which can improve the success rate of 3D printing metal.
Announced at Formnext 2016, new CoCr process allows customers in orthopedic industry to realize the full potential of Arcam’s EBM technology.
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.
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.