Category Archives: PyroGenesis

3D Printing News Sliced 3D Systems, PyroGenesis, NASA, Autodesk, ETH Zurich

This edition of our 3D printing news digest Sliced follows the latest developments in Local Motors’ autonomous, 3D printed bus shuttle; NASA aborts flight tests of the Aerojet Rocketdyne RS-25 space engine; and ETH Zurich researchers create concrete structures with 3D sand printing. News also features Renishaw, Autodesk, PyroGenesis, CGTrader, FARO, and the U.S. Department […]

Equispheres metal powders gets $5m boost from Lockheed Martin

American global aerospace and defense company Lockheed Martin has invested $5 million in Canadian materials manufacturer Equispheres. The funds will enable the company to expand its powder products for additive manufacturing and cold spray processes, it also serves as an investment by Lockheed into Canada’s industrial technology sphere. Charles Bouchard, Chief Executive of Lockheed Martin Canada, […]

3D Printing News Sliced Ford, PyroGenesis, Collplant, MIT, Royal DSM

Today, in our Sliced roundup of all the latest 3D printing industry news, we take a look inside some 3D printed houses, uncover progress on the coveted field of organ 3D bioprinting, and collect the latest materials and hardware releases to keep you, the most well informed readers in the industry, up to date. News […]

PyroGenesis eliminates tungsten contamination in metal additive powders

PyroGenesis, a manufacturer of spherical metal powders using patented plasma processes, has announced that its additive manufacturing materials are officially free-from tungsten. Known as “the Devil particle,” tungsten is a contaminant of metal powders, causing imperfections and concurrent weakness in a 3D printed part. Tungsten contamination has caused catastrophic part failures in the past, and is a […]

Höganäs acquires groundbreaking metal powder production technology from Metasphere

The metal powders for additive manufacturing market continues to see increased competition with the acquisition of Metasphere Technology by Höganäs. Based in Luleå, Sweden, Metasphere was founded in 2009 and uses a combination of plasma and centrifugal forces to atomize metal and produce spherical metal powder. The powder has a range of uses including surface […]

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 […]

Metal additive manufacturing updates from GE’s AP&C and PyroGenesis

AP&C, a producer of spherical metal powders for additive manufacturing, has opened a manufacturing facility in St Eustache, Quebec. The $31M CAD factory employs over 100 people and will be able to annually process 1250 tons of material at full capacity.   AP&C specialises in high purity titanium metal powders for use in metallurgical applications. […]

H.C. Starck’s AMPERPRINT additive manufacturing metal power program announced

Based in Laufenburg and Goslar, Germany the metal powder producer H.C. Starck Surface Technology and Ceramic Powders GmbH has announced a new range of metal powders for additive manufacturing. The AMPERPRINT range includes nickel, cobalt and iron based powders of all major standard compositions as well as customized solutions.The metal powders are produced using gas […]