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Russian Company Building World's Largest Construction Printer With the rise of construction printing in the past few years, companies have been getting more and more inventive with their designs. To keep up with the market, firms need new designs to suit the building of massive structures. That being the case, construction printers have to be massive.

Lightweight materials for aerospace & defense: the winners and losers A new two-part webinar from IDTechEx is available on Additive Manufacturing and Lightweight Materials for Aerospace and Defense.

3D printing service ZiggZagg sees 25% month-by-month growth with DigiFabster quotation tool Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. I've read and accept the privacy policy.

Update: Xaar and Stratasys comment on deal to market HSS 3D printing On 12th July 2018, UK headquartered supplier of inkjet printheads Xaar PLC and leading 3D printer manufacturer Stratasys confirmed that they were going into business with a new company called Xaar 3D Limited. Through Xaar 3D Limited, the companies are working together to bring Xaar's High Speed Sintering 3D printing technology to the market.

Triumph Group becomes latest aerospace giant to join additive manufacturing revolution Aerospace industry leader, Triumph Group has acquired two systems from GE Additive, as well as a range of AddWorksTM consultancy service packages, to help further its additive manufacturing strategy.

USD 46.50 Million expected for Global 3D Printing Gases Market at 9.75% CAGR by 2021 The worldwide "Global 3D Printing Gases Market Set for Rapid Growth to Reach around USD 46.50 Million by 2021" inquire about the report is drafted based on a concise evaluation and an enormous information gathered from 3D Printing Gases Market.

ATI acquires additive manufacturing firm Addaero Aeropsace Manufacturing Allegheny Technologies today announced it has acquired New Britain, Connecticut-based Addaero Manufacturing, a metal alloy additive manufacturing company that works in the aerospace and defense industries. Rich Harshman, CEO of Allegheny Technologies.

Global Aerospace 3D Printing Market Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Forecast 2018-2023 According to novel title published by Market Research Explore, the growth of Global Aerospace 3D Printing Market is likely to cater momentous rise of XX CAGR between 2018 and 2024. The report exclusively includes introduction, definition and market segmentation such as its prominent types, application, end-uses, technology and regions.

Spirit, Norsk Titanium start qualification of 3D printed titanium parts for 787 Spirit AeroSystems and Norwegian additive manufacturing company Norsk Titanium have reached an agreement to initiate qualification of Spirit's first 3D printed, titanium structural component for the Boeing 787.

Jun Kamei's amphibious garment could enable humans to breathe underwater Royal College of Art graduate Jun Kamei has built a garment that functions like gills, which could allow humans to survive when sea levels rise up and submerge the earth. Called Amphibio, the two-part 3D-printed accessory consists of a gill and a respiratory mask.

Drones fitted with Derbyshire firm's 3D printers could help solve UK pothole problem Now, students at the University of Leeds have attached one of Print-Rite's products - a Colido Delta 3D printer - to a drone capable of finding cracks potholes and repairing them using an asphalt 3D printing nozzle.

FARO 3D scanning acquires Opto-Tech and Open Technologies Awarding winning 3D scanning and imaging devive provider FARO has announced the acquisition of OptoTech SRL, an Italian optical device machine manufacturer, and its subsidiary Open Technologies SRL, a 3D scanning solutions company.

VELOX introduces product range by SK Chemicals for 3D printing VELOX and its partner SK Chemicals are launching Skyplete, a new plastics material range for the 3D industry. Specialities to be highlighted within the Skyplete products include the EN100, a PLA-based biodegradable type with a heat resistance of 100°C and the Skyplete E-Series, bio-copolyester types.

Global 3D Printing Medical / Healthcare Market: Business Analysis, Scope, Size, Overview, and Forecast 2023 MarketResearchNest.com adds "Global 3D Printing Medical / Healthcare Market by Manufacturers, Regions, Type and Application, Forecast to 2023" new report to its research database. The report spread across in a 128 pages with table and figures in it.

Lockheed Martin and Arconic to collaborate on 3D printing and advanced aerospace materials Together, the companies will develop customised lightweight material systems and advanced manufacturing processes, such as metal 3D printing, to advance current and next-generation aerospace and defence solutions - including new structures and systems not currently in existence.

Norsk Titanium starts qualification of 3D printed production at Spirit In advancement of a commercial agreement inked in July 2017, Norsk Titanium has initiated the qualification of the first additive manufactured part for Spirit AeroSystems. With this move, Norsk has achieved validation for the production and industrialization of its Rapid Plasma Deposition process.

GE Additive launches Manufacturing Partner Network, announces first partners Most recently, the company reported the launch of its new Manufacturing Partner Network along with a handful of new partnerships within the network, including Burloak Technologies, Carpenter Co and Protolabs Inc.

3D-printed gun lawsuit ends after 3+ years-in gun publishers' favor "It's just now black letter law that you can traffick in this information," Cody Wilson, the group's founder, told Ars, noting that substantially not much will change given that the files have been available on torrent sites for years. "Basically the spin is different now," he said.

Didn’t win the World Cup? 3D Print one that doubles as a lamp The 2018 FIFA World Cup has ended with France taking the trophy home, but you can still have one on your mantel, and it can serve a purpose outside of being decorative. This version of the trophy is actually a lamp in disguise, with the Earth section lighting up thanks to a bulb in the plastic.

25 Year Old Indian Engineer Creates Own Low-Cost 3D Printer We all do crazy things for a better deal on good equipment. While that usually refers to bargain bin hunting and discount vouchers, a 25 year old Indian engineer has taken it up a notch. Research engineer Jaspreet Singh made his very own 3D printer, building complex parts in the CT University workshop.

New SmarTech Publishing polymer additive manufacturing report shows $16B opportunity This latest edition of SmarTech Publishing's ongoing coverage of polymer additive manufacturing features an all-encompassing, data-driven analysis of the historic, current, and future makeup of the industry and resulting primary revenue generating opportunities.

Prodways acquires Stratasys subsidiary Solidscape Prodways Group has announced that it has acquired the US 3D printer company Solidscape, which since May 2011 has been a subsidiary of Stratasys.

3D printing: a new tool available to doctors It is accepted that additive manufacturing disrupts many modes of production, although it is still difficult to compete for the moment with certain conventional methods, the main reason being with speed still considered too slow. 3D printing of large series takes time and does not yet appear as the preferred method for many sectors.

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