Category Archives: Oak Ridge National Laboratory

ORNL advances 3D printed potential of paper-making waste

At Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), Tennessee, scientists are applying 3D printing to recycle and reuse a common byproduct of the manufacturing industry. Produced in large quantities as waste from the paper making process and biomass energy conversion, lignin is finding new purpose as a reinforcement for composite FFF filament. “ORNL’s world-class capabilities in materials characterization and […]

3D Printing Industry Review of the Year April 2018

In April 2018, automotive and architecture dominated on the 3D printing applications front. This month, 3D Printing Industry also became an official media partner of AMUG, one of the most exclusive groups in the industry – and we featured big releases from the likes of Stratasys, BMW, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and Markforged. 3D Printing […]

IMTS Highlights: traditional manufacturers integrating additive manufacturing

The International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) 2018, in Chicago, Illinois, where 3D Printing Industry has been reporting live comes to a close this weekend. With a variety of announcements from industry leaders such as HP, EOS,3D Systems and GF Machining Solutions, companies adopting additive manufacturing within its conventional machining systems should also be recognized. Thus, […]

IMTS Highlights: traditional manufacturers integrating additive manufacturing

The International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) 2018, in Chicago, Illinois, where 3D Printing Industry has been reporting live comes to a close this weekend. With a variety of announcements from industry leaders such as HP, EOS,3D Systems and GF Machining Solutions, companies adopting additive manufacturing within its conventional machining systems should also be recognized. Thus, […]

3D printing news sliced Materialise, Avi Reichental, 3D Systems,Toyota Motorsport, Stratasys

How is 3D printing fighting global warming? Can 3D printing contribute to pest control? Will high-precision SLA printers be affordable for the everyday 3D printing enthusiast? In this week’s edition of Sliced, 3D Printing Industry’s news digest, we report stories from Avi Reichental, UnionTech, Materialise, Stratasys, Toyota Motorsport GmbH, and many more. Going green with 3D […]

GE Additive unlocks development mode for EBM metal 3D printing

From November GE Additive will be offering academic researchers the ability to access previously locked down features on the Arcam EBM A2X metal additive manufacturing systems. Access to development mode on electron beam melting industrial 3D printers typically comes with an additional fee, however GE Additive are hoping that by providing existing customers free access […]

Teilweise pflanzenbasiertes ABS Filament mit verbesserten Eigenschaften

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Ein Forschungsteam des Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) hat eine Studie veröffentlicht, in der ein neues deutlich verbessertes Filament gezeigt wird.  Zur Herstellung des neuen Filaments haben die Forscher des ORNL mehrere Materialien kombiniert. Unter anderem wurde Lingin, Gummi, Carbonfastern und ABS kombiniert. Lingin kann in den Zellwänden von Pflanzen gefunden werden und gibt den [...]

Der Beitrag Teilweise pflanzenbasiertes ABS Filament mit verbesserten Eigenschaften erschien zuerst auf 3Druck.com – Das Magazin für 3D-Drucktechnologien.

World’s largest composite 3D printer installed by Thermwood at Local Motors to make self-driving vehicles

A Thermwood LSAM 10’x40′ 3D printer was recently installed at ground mobility company Local Motors. Large Scale Additive Manufacturing The Phoenix, Arizona headquartered Local Motors recently restructured under LM Industries and announced a Chandler, AZ microfactory focused on the low-volume production of specialist vehicles. LM Industries is also working with the U.S. Marine Corps to […]

ORNL 3D prints radioactive isotopes to diagnose America’s surging heart conditions

For the first time in around 30 years, radioactive isotope molybdenum-99 (Mo-99) has been produced in the United Sates – 3D printed at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL). Vital to the production of the most commonly used radio-imaging isotope in modern medicine, the 3D printed Mo-99 presents an important step towards commercial production of the material […]

Sandia erhält Technology Focus Award für 3D-gedruckte Windturbinen

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Sandia National Laboratories, eine wichtige Forschungs- und Entwicklungseinrichtung des US-amerikanischen Energieministeriums, erhielt den Technology Focus Award des Bundeslaboratoriums für Technologietransfer für den 3D-Druck von Rotorblättern für Windturbinen. Schon seit geraumer Zeit forscht die Entwicklungseinrichtung Sandia an Lösungen, um die Energietechnologie mit besonderem Fokus auf Nachhaltigkeit zu verbessern. Ein zentraler Schwerpunkt dieser Forschung stellen 3D-Drucktechnologien dar. […]

Der Beitrag Sandia erhält Technology Focus Award für 3D-gedruckte Windturbinen erschien zuerst auf 3Druck.com – Das Magazin für 3D-Drucktechnologien.