Category Archives: lasers

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 […]

GE investigate the speed of metal 3D printers through higher power lasers

Since acquiring majority stakes in Arcam and Concept Laser with the industry’s biggest deal to date, GE has become a driver for the development of world leading metal 3D printing technologies. In the latest move from GE Global Research, Senior Additive Technology Platform Leader Waseem Faidi advocates a strategy for faster additive manufacturing machines, integrating a […]

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory demonstrates “unparalleled” selective laser melting technique of 3D printing

Researchers at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) have released a paper detailing a new method of metal 3D printing. The method is based on the …