Much like SpaceX, world-famous conglomerate Virgin is also diving head-deep into space exploration at the behest of a famous billionaire/entrepreneur. Richard Branson’s dynamic brand features Virgin Orbit, specialising is aerospace and launch solutions for small satellites. Now, they’re expanding into 3D printing research to further their outer-spacefaring ambitions. With the aid of NASA, Orbit will be […]
Xometry has just completed a round of funding for its one-demand parts marketplace. This round of equity funding will aid the company in expanding its on-demand production by building a platform connecting suppliers to businesses that need prototypes and small runs of parts. Leading the initiative is Greenspring Associates, who were instrumental in completing the initial $50 […]
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As its newest release, peel 3D has just launched the peel 2 3D scanner. The Canadian company created the device as a relatively powerful handheld scanner at an economical price in comparison with its competitors. It also boasts a number of improvements to the original scanner that make it stand out for newer, different niches. The […]
Carahsoft Technology Corp has partnered with Markforged, manufacturer of metal and carbon fiber 3D printers, to make industrial-grade additive manufacturing technologies more accessible to the US government. Using NASA Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement (SEWP) V contracts, Carahsoft will serve as the agency aggregator and distributor, providing Markforged 3D printers and materials to Federal agencies and […]
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As 3D printing further progresses into industrial usage, many of the main additive manufacturing companies are upping the ante. Now with HP’s 5200 series, the world-renowned conglomerate is pushing for mid-volume production with an accuracy and repeatability similar to that of injection molded plastics. As a result, they hope boost Jet Fusion technology with wider-ranging […]
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Heute verkündet HP den Ausbau von Allianzen mit einer Reihe von Branchenführern, um Kunden auf ihrem Weg zur digitalen Fertigung zu unterstützen. Neben Siemens baut der US-Konzern HP die Zusammenarbeit im Bereich des 3D-Drucks auch mit anderen Branchenführern aus. Hierzu gehören Unternehmen wie etwas BASF und Materialise. Ebenfalls wird ein Digital Manufacturing Network vorgestellt. Chemiekonzern [...]
Der Beitrag HP vertieft industrielle Allianzen im Bereich des industriellen 3D-Drucks erschien zuerst auf 3Druck.com – The Independent AM Magazine.
As a follow-up to their M300 Plus, Zortrax has just released the M300 Dual with double extrusion technology. The company is billing it as a large-volume device, touting its ability to print with standard filaments and dissolvable filament as support simultaneously. This provides the M300 Dual with the ability to print intricate geometries not possible […]
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Neenah Foundry worked with Hoosier Pattern Inc to convert an 11-piece, laser cut welded swing frame assembly into a single-piece design using an ExOne 3D printer. The new swing frame weighs less than the original and took significantly less time to fabricate. The swing frame is a utility tractor component made by Amerequip Corporation, a […]
DOE’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory has just developed a liquid printed chip that can reconfigure itself at the click of a button, thus serving multiple applications by altering its internal make-up. The liquid chip could serve functions as diverse as synthesising battery materials or screening drug candidates. It can thus serve as a multi-functional, multi-material ‘lab on […]
The NextGenAM project that began in 2017 to demonstrate an automated 3D printing production line has completed the pilot phase. NextGenAM is a joint project between Premium AEROTEC, EOS, and Daimler with the goal of developing a digitalized AM production plant that can cost effectively produce parts for the automotive and aerospace sectors. It’s estimated […]
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