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Fireworks from Lawrence Livermore as lab publishes latest metal 3D printing insights

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) researchers have released a report on the behaviour of metal particles inside powder bed fusion (PBF) 3D printers. The study has succeeded in recording images of the molten metal pool inside such machines, identifying the cause of the “spatter” effect that creates imperfections in a finished metal part. Readers of […]