Category Archives: Quality Control

GE Additive ramps up simulation capabilities with GeonX acquistion

Adding to a string of 3D printing deals made in recent years, GE Additive has acquired simulation software developer GeonX. Full details of the partnership will not be disclosed, though it does mean that the company’s proprietary Virfac (Virtual Factory) product will now be integrated into the GE Additive family, complimenting the company’s other acquisitions and […]

Sciaky Announces Closed-Loop Control for Giant Metal 3D Printers

By Michael Molitch-Hou

One of the biggest issues in 3D printing is quality control, particularly when it comes to the industrial applications of the technology. Manufacturers are accustomed to closed-loop control, with in-process systems in place for ensuring that every object produced meets the specifications of their designs. With metal 3D printing having such wide appeal in the aerospace industry, metal 3D printer manufacturers, like EOS and Additive Industries, are working to implement new methods of quality control into their systems. Now, Sciaky, Inc., a Phillips Service Industries, Inc.…

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