AM leader EOS has announced it will be partnering with German startup Additive Works to advance the metal additive manufacturing process through the further development of  Amphyon, Additive Works’ simulation-based pre-processing software for AM. The software solution is capable of virtually simulating the AM build process and identifying potential problem areas in a part’s design.....

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CIMON (Crew Interactive MObile CompanioN), the AI-based assistant for astronauts for the DLR Space Administration, developed by Airbus in cooperation with IBM, took off last Friday aboard SpaceX‘s Dragon cargo capsule and is scheduled to arrive today (June 2nd). Like many unique robots, the technology demonstrator was built using metal and plastic 3D printing processes. It is the.....

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Arguably one of the biggest challenges currently facing the additive manufacturing industry is standardization. Fortunately, there are a number of efforts being made to establish guidelines and first steps towards standards for the manufacturing technology. In a significant step, America Makes, the U.S.’ national AM innovation institute, has teamed up with the American National Standards.....

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DFMA is an existing concept for software used in Design for Manufacturing and Assembly. As AM seeks to eliminate the “assembly” from manufacturing, the thirty-third annual International Forum on Design for Manufacture and Assembly (DFMA), organized by Boothroyd Dewhurst, will also focus on how AM – and specifically Design for Additive Manufacturing – will affect the.....

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Headquartered in Germany, FIT Additive Manufacturing Group has been increasing its global presence over the years, with sales and project management operations in the U.S., Romania and Russia. Now, the additive manufacturing and rapid prototyping group has entered the Japanese market with the founding of a new, fully owned subsidiary: FIT Japan K.K. Founded in.....

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As we reported late last year, adhesive and materials giant Henkel was working on a multi-million dollar 3D printing research facility. The company has now finished and officially opened the Henkel European hub for 3D printing and Innovation and Interaction Center (IIC) at its Tallaght site near Dublin, Ireland. The IIC, which is the first in.....

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In a joint project focusing on incorporating 3D printing technologies into the production of plastic injection molds, Prodways Technologies, Openlab by Schneider Electric and the Platinium 3D platform are teaming up to accelerate the development cycle of industrial products. Example of an injection mold printed in 3D on a standard injection molding machine ©Openlab Schneider.....

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The National Center for Manufacturing Sciences (NCMS) plans to establish a new manufacturing innovation center in Harford County, Maryland.  Focusing on developing next-generation industrial additive manufacturing, materials, and processes, this facility will house leading engineers and the world’s most powerful production technology.  Collaboration at the center will lead to scientific breakthroughs in metallurgy and plastics,.....

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Since partnering with shipbuilding company Fincantieri last month, Australian metal AM company Titomic has signed a Material Science Testing (MST) agreement with Fincantieri Australia. The agreement is the first step in evaluating Titomic’s Kinetic Fusion technology’s viability for Fincantieri’s manufacturing processes. As part of the new agreement, Titomic will conduct various tests on a Fincantieri.....

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I’ve said it once and I’ll say it again: 3D printing is an incredibly versatile manufacturing process. From 3D printed race car parts, to sports equipment, to coral (and that’s just this week), additive manufacturing has found applications in many industries and for many, many purposes. Polish 3D printer manufacturer Sinterit recently drew out attention.....

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