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GE Additive announces M Line Factory release date and forges software partnerships GE Additive has formed software partnerships with industry leaders and has announced the release date of the M LINE FACTORY system. In 2016, GE Additive acquired a 75% stake in Concept Laser, a German metal 3D printing manufacturer and maker of the M LINE FACTORY system.

LSS Laser-Sinter-Service launches RAPTOR 3D printer series at Formnext Germany-based LSS Laser-Sinter-Service GmbH has introduced its new RAPTOR series 3D printer at Formnext 2018. The new machine series aims to drive industrial adoption for laser-based powder bed fusion technology for polymers.

New Timelapse! Dual Extruded Lizard #3DPrinting Every week we'll 3D print designs from the community and showcase slicer settings, use cases and of course, Time-lapses! : Every Thursday is #3dthursday here at Adafruit! The DIY 3D printing community has passion and dedication for making solid objects from digital models.

The history of mechanical engineering Today, we are going to take a look at the history of mechanical engineering. You certainly know it, additive manufacturing and 3D modeling are now great solutions, helping mechanical engineers in their daily work.

Stratasys unveils Layered Powder Metallurgy 3D printing platform Stratasys has unveiled its new Layered Powder Metallurgy platform for cost-effective, short-run, industrial-grade 3D printed metal parts. "Current approaches to 3D printing metal parts leave a lot to be desired - including slow post-processing, painstakingly intricate support removal, and hours of matching and grinding.

Ceramic specialist Imerys launches new EZ Print 3D feedstocks French clay and ceramic manufacturer Imerys Ceramics has introduced a new range of ceramic feedstocks for the additive manufacturing market. The new product series, called EZ Print 3D, was developed specifically for FDM 3D printers and has applications in the production of tableware, giftware and sanitary ware.

HP's 3D Printing Solution on a Gaining Spree, Adds Customers Along with the announcement of increase in installations, HP also revealed a new workflow in collaboration with Autodesk, which will enhance its HP Multi Jet Fusion portfolio and help customers shift to mass production.

XYZprinting releases four 3D printers, including an industrial-grade full color FFF printer XYZprinting, a Taiwanese 3D printer manufacturer, has introduced four 3D printers which include a DLP printer, an SLA and an FFF printer. The printers are currently on exhibit at the ongoing formnext 2018, in Hall 3.1, Stand D10, where XYZprinting is located.

Stratasys release further details of its new platform for 3D printed production of metal parts Rafie Grinvald, Director of Product Marketing and Management, Stratasys, said: "Our new platform is being designed to transform the current metals additive manufacturing landscape, presenting a viable alternative to typical production methods, and helping customers dramatically reduce the costs of creating reliable, consistent production-grade,...

BASF presents new 3D printing materials and alliances at Formnext BASF 3D Printing Solutions, a subsidiary of German chemical company BASF, has debuted a new range of photopolymer and laser sintering materials as well as several strategic partnerships at Formnext.

HRE developing insane titanium 3D-printed wheels You've probably heard of 3D-printed objects by now, such as toys and little gadgets. Well, it seems the next big thing for the technology could be aftermarket wheels. Wheel producer HRE is already looking into the possibilities. The company has paired up with GE Additive to create these ultra-cool and ultra-sophisticated 3D-printed wheels.

This 3D-printed titanium wheel looks like Lego It is used on motor vehicles to allow forward motion. Functional, then. Often, humans like to fit unnecessarily big wheels onto their motor vehicles because, well, humans. And if they want really complicated design patterns on their really big wheels?

GE Additive announces 3D printing hardware, software and materials developments at Formnext GE Additive sets date for Concept Laser M Line Factory shipments, announces a suite of build preparation software services and unveils a new material product through AP&C.

GE Additive outlines software strategy and industry partnerships At Formnext 2018, GE Additive demonstrated its forthcoming digital workflow software solution and announced its intention to offer a suite of secure build preparation services to be commercially available at the RAPID + TCT show in May 2019.

Disposable 3D-printed reactor scores Irish team major prize at global event A team from the I-Form advanced manufacturing research centre has been named first prize winners in a global 3D printing competition.

2018 3D Printing with Metal Powders Market Size: by Application, Type, Trend, Revenue, Overview, Growth and Forecasts-2025 3D Printing with Metal Powders are equipment used for 3D printing. The 3D Printing with Metal Powders market was valued at xx Million US$ in 2017 and is projected to reach xx Million US$ by 2025, at a CAGR of xx% during the forecast period.

Revolution in conductive 3D printing: Bionic Mushroom In this blog post, we will show you how the inherent properties of some materials found in nature also make them electrically conductive. Combining these characteristics can bring a new revolution in producing electronic devices.

Protolabs: How 3D printing can create a more efficient aerospace industry Protolabs' special operations manager, Stephen Dyson looks at how advanced manufacturing techniques like 3D printing can be utilised to create a more efficient aerospace industry.

Link3D debuts Post Processing Management platform for additive manufacturing Additive manufacturing software company, Link3D, has announced the launch of its Post-Processing Management Technology at Formnext 2018. By designing and attaching templated work plans for each part order within an assembly, representatives which are processing parts for post-production will be automatically notified once work is in their queue.

Interested in 3D printing? Check out this free workshop NEWPORT NEWS - The Grissom Library is hosting a introductory workshop to 3D printing on Wednesday. The event is free and open to the public, however registration is required.

How a Prototyping Company Became a Production Company with 3D Printing The Technology House is a company that knows 3D printing. The Streetsboro, Ohio, business has been 3D printing with stereolithography since its launch more than 20 years ago as a product development firm.

HRE Wheels, GE Additive develop first 3D printed titanium wheel HRE Wheels and GE Additive today unveiled the first titanium wheel created using Electron Beam Melting - a 3D printing technology that uses metal wire or powder as a raw material - as well as announcing a formal partnership.

3D Printing Industry Rave Til AM 2018 with DyeMansion, 3YOURMIND, AM Ventures, TÜV SÜD For the second year in a row, 3D Printing Industry has been proud to co-host an official Formnext afterparty in collaboration with organizers DyeMansion, 3YOURMIND, AM Ventures and TÜV SÜD.

Introducing Nexa3D NXE400, the fastest SLA 3D printer at Formnext 2018 The Nexa3D NXE400 can print six times faster than other printers in its class at a blazing 1Z centimeter per minute! That means a part that's a foot tall would take only half an hour to print, no matter its complexity. That's nearing current TV sci-fi speeds of printing.

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