Category Archives: metal 3D printing

Metal 3D printing experience center inaugurated by Wipro in India

Wipro3D, the additive manufacturing arm of global information technology company Wipro, has launched a metal 3D printing experience center at its headquarters in Bengaluru, India. The 12,000 square feet facility is the first of its kind in the area, and provides existing and potential customers of the technology with a test bed of the latest additive […]

Metal 3D printing makes the cut in MIT Tech Review’s top ten tech list

Metal 3D printing is listed as one of the top 10 Breakthrough Technologies of 2018 by the MIT Technology Review, the online and in-print magazine published by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The list has been curated by Tech Review editors since 2001, and previously featured (in 2016 and 2017) the emergence of gene editing, alongside […]

Caltech nanoscale 3D printing produces smallest metallic objects yet

3D printed objects smaller than a human hair, and invisible to the naked eye are commonly produced using a process called two-photon lithography. This method has been used to develop innovative medical treatments, security features, and even castles on the tip of a pencil. In a new technique developed by the Greer Group at California […]

Aurora Labs to certify metal 3D printed parts with DNV GL

In a new, non-binding agreement, global quality assurance and risk management company DNV GL will develop a certification framework for metal parts made on Aurora Labs (ASX:A3D) 3D printers. The system will ensure that all items made by the Australian company’s machines meet global manufacturing requirements, and are fit for purpose in oil & gas, power and […]

Inside the four-laser RenAM 500Q metal additive manufacturing system

Amidst the flurry of releases at this year’s formnext expo, British engineering company Renishaw took a decidedly more understated approach. The latest RenAM 500Q system was soft launched in a release from the company in early October 2017. Then, without fuss or fanfare, it was presented on the Renishaw booth for all to see from […]

Pyrogenesis and Rolls Royce sign NDA, CEO warns against “premature conclusions”

PyroGenesis Canada Inc. has signed a non-disclosure agreement with Rolls Royce PLC to evaluate and discuss a potential supply of metal feedstock for 3D printing components. The preliminary agreement follows Rolls Royce’s increased investment into additive manufacturing R&D across its businesses, and PyroGenesis’ move into refined metal powder production under its spin-off PyroGenesis Additive. More […]

Aurora Labs and WorleyParsons to launch industrial service bureau

Aurora Labs (ASX:A3D), OEM of “Multi Mode” metal 3D printers, powders and software, has signed an agreement with fellow Australian firm WorleyParsons, an engineering consultancy and project delivery firm. Together the companies plan to establish an additive manufacturing solutions center, and work on the production and distribution of powdered metal feedstock. Public affairs Aurora Labs […]

XJet officially launches NanoParticle Jetting additive manufacturing systems

XJet, a provider of ceramic and metal 3D printing solutions based in Rehovot, Israel, has officially launched its “breakthrough” Carmel 1400 and the Carmel 700 Additive Manufacturing (AM) systems. Both systems are powered by XJet’s trademark NanoParticle Jetting (NPJ) technology, and coincide with the delivery of the firm’s first ever machine to an off-site customer. Hanan […]

Apium tests BASF Ultrafuse 316LX filament for metal desktop 3D printing

German chemical producer BASF has launched the Ultrafuse 316LX filament. Made from a polymer infused with stainless steel particles, Ultrafuse 316LX can be 3D printed as normal on a typical desktop FFF 3D printer. Then, in a process becoming increasingly popular through products such as Virtual Foundry’s Filamet and a recent release from Fraunhofer IFAM, it is sintered to leave […]