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    NASA BECOMES FIRST CUSTOMER OF HRL HIGH STRENGTH ALUMINUM 3D PRINTING POWDER

    Oct 17, 2019

    NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, has become the first commercial customer of the 7A77 aluminum 3D printing powder, developed by the HRL Laboratories research center. Coming just one week after the material was made commercially available, 7A77 was sold by HRL Additiv...

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    CREATING A HUMAN-FRIENDLY WORKPLACE IN AN AGE OF AUTOMATION

    Oct 17, 2019

    In the 1936 satire Modern Times, Charlie Chaplin stars as a hapless factory worker tightening bolt after bolt after bolt of a large industrial machine until he is eventually pulled into-and run through-its gears.Bottom of Form. However silly, Chaplin’s film reflects a legitimate concern that A...

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    3DGENCE TEAMS WITH ARKEMA AND ARMOR TO OPEN UP PAEK 3D PRINTING CAPABILITIES

    Oct 17, 2019

    Polish 3D printer manufacturer 3DGence has announced a collaboration with Arkema and Armor Group to bring a new polyaryletherketone-based or PAEK material to its certified filament library. Armor Group’s Kimya PEKK-A filament, a high-performance material based on Arkema Kepstan PEKK Resin, is ...

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    CAN MARGINAL TECHNOLOGY IMPROVEMENTS JUSTIFY THE DECISION TO BRING MANUFACTURING BACK ONSHORE?

    Oct 16, 2019

    According to a recent report by Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, as robots and other autonomous systems continue to improve in functionality and decline in costs, their likely impact on productivity will be significant. However, when speaking with IndustryWeek, report author and ITI...

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    THE MTC OPENS METAL ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING HUB

    Oct 16, 2019

    The UK’s Manufacturing Technology Centre officially cut the ribbon on its aerospace metal additive manufacturing hub in Coventry yesterday. Located at the MTC’s Aerospace Research Centre, the new hub includes design, research and test facilities for the entire AM process chain including ...

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    LANCASHIRE3D LAUNCHES RECYCLED PLASTIC FILAMENT RANGE FOR 3D PRINTERS

    Oct 16, 2019

    Lancashire3D, a UK-based 3D printing service bureau, has launched its Sustainable Range of materials. Made to combat wastage in material extrusion processes, the range is made from two sources of recycled plastic: unwanted parts and waste filament/supports. With it, Lancashire3D expects to reclaim o...

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    ESSENTIUM RAMPS UP PRODUCTION OF HIGH SPEED EXTRUSION 3D PRINTING SYSTEM

    Oct 15, 2019

    Essentium has announced it is ramping up production of its High Speed Extrusion additive manufacturing platforms. The company has also expanded its international operations with the appointments of a General Manager for the Asia Pacific region and a Channel Sales Manager for Europe, Middle East and ...

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    MANUFACTURERS HOPE TO INSPIRE THE NEXT GENERATION BY INVITING THEM INSIDE

    Oct 15, 2019

    Thousands donned safety glasses and orange vests during the first week of October as they toured and learned about manufacturing facilities across the country. National Manufacturing Day officially took place Oct. 4, but many companies had tours throughout the week. The event is meant to inspire the...

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    REMET AND 3D LAB OPEN $3.1 MILLION 3D PRINTING LABORATORY EQUIPPED WITH ATO LAB ATOMIZER

    Oct 15, 2019

    Remet, a Polish steel structure manufacturer, has opened a €2.8 million $3.1 million metal 3D printing laboratory in Stalowa Wola with 3D Lab, a Warsaw-based 3D printing service bureau. 3D Lab helped to equip the facility with 3D printers from leading OEM 3D Systems, as well its own ATO Lab met...

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    MATERIALS MADE FOR MANUFACTURING THE FUTURE

    Oct 14, 2019

    With more manufacturers and engineers embracing additive manufacturing, or 3D printing, for serial production of functional parts, the demand for and creation of high-performing additive materials continues at a rapid pace. In its 10th year, MakerBot has formulated a new generation of materials opti...

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    MASSIVE, AI-POWERED ROBOTS ARE 3D-PRINTING ENTIRE ROCKETS

    Oct 14, 2019

    For a factory where robots toil around the clock to build a rocket with almost no human labor, the sound of grunts echoing across the parking lot make for a jarring contrast. That’s Keanu Reeves’ stunt gym, says Tim Ellis, the chief executive and cofounder of Relativity Space, a startup ...

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    SKYRORA TO OPEN TEST FACILITY FOR ROCKET ENGINE SUPPORTING 3D PRINTING

    Oct 14, 2019

    Independent rocket manufacturer Skyrora is one of many companies leveraging additive manufacturing in the production of satellite launch vehicles. However, being headquartered in Scotland’s capital city of Edinburgh, the company is one of the few contributing this expertise to the founding of ...

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TRENDING NEWS


    RECYCLING ROBOTS RAISE MILLIONS FROM TOP VENTURE FIRMS TO RESCUE AN INDUSTRY IN TURMOIL

    Nov 15, 2019

    The problem of how to find the potential treasure trove hidden in millions of pounds of trash is getting a high-tech answer as investors funnel $16 million into the recycling robots built by Denver-based AMP Robotics. For recyclers, the commercialization of robots tackling industry problems couldn&r...

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    THE FUTURE OF 3D PRINTING IS LITERALLY MASSIVE

    Nov 15, 2019

    When you think of 3D printing, it’s likely in terms of its ability to print human-scale objects: cups, candleholders and other handheld objects. The higher-end applications of this technology have also been used for medical procedures; even so, they’re being used to create things that go...

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    HENKEL AND ORIGIN UNVEIL FIRE-RESISTANT 3D PRINTING PHOTOPOLYMER AHEAD OF FORMNEXT

    Nov 15, 2019

    Henkel has introduced a fire-resistant 3D printable photopolymer which has been developed for use on Origin One machines. The companies entered into a partnership earlier this year which gave Henkel, and the Molecule business it acquired in May, access to Origin’s IP. Their first unveiling tog...

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    BEST OF BRITISH MANUFACTURING SPEARHEADS SMART FACTORY EXPO

    Nov 14, 2019

    Smart Factory Expo’s Best of British exhibition is exactly that - a host of new and well-established UK firms showcasing a range of industry disciplines that The Manufacturer deems the cream of the crop. Along the atrium that lines the Exhibition Centre in Liverpool for the largest and most ri...

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    GERMAN MINING EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURERS EXPECTING RECORD YEAR

    Nov 14, 2019

    Mining equipment manufacturers in Germany are expecting a record year in 2019. Industry association VDMA Mining predicts global sales will rise by 38% to around €5bn. In Germany itself, manufacturers are expected to increase their sales by 10% to €110mn. Commenting on the figures at the co...

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    CLARIANT TO PRESENT FIRE, SMOKE AND TOXICITY COMPLIANT 3D PRINTING MATERIAL AT FORMNEXT

    Nov 14, 2019

    Clariant will introduce a newly developed fire, smoke and toxicity compliant 3D printing material at Formnext. The company is to showcase its PA6/66-GF20 FR LS which uses a base flame-retardant material called Exolit and is reinforced with glass fibres. Exoilt is compliant with EN 45545-2, NFPA 130 ...

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    8 COMMON QUESTIONS MANUFACTURERS HAVE ABOUT ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING

    Nov 13, 2019

    Manufacturers seem to have split into two groups when it comes to additive manufacturing: Large companies that were early adopters and evangelize its transformative benefits. Smaller manufacturers who are cautiously trying to determine if AM is worth the investment. During my work at Catalyst Connec...

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    TESLA OBTAINS MANUFACTURING LICENSE FOR GIGAFACTORY 3 - PRODUCTION IS IMMINENT

    Nov 13, 2019

    Tesla has finally obtained its manufacturing license to start production at Gigafactory 3 in Shanghai - indicating that production is imminent at the new factory. During its earnings last month, the automaker confirmed that it has produced full vehicles at the new factory as part of its trial produc...

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    HENKEL LOCTITE 3D PRINTING MATERIALS TO BE USED BY SHAPEWAYS

    Nov 13, 2019

    Henkel has struck an exclusive partnership with Shapeways which will enhance the accessibility of its Loctite 3D printing materials. The partners plan to showcase the opportunity this collaboration affords at the upcoming Formnext show. Henkel launched its portfolio of materials under the Loctite br...

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    SIEMENS SEES ATLAS 3D AS PART OF ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING PUZZLE

    Nov 12, 2019

    From day one, 3D printing was supposed to provide an easy avenue for companies to create anything. Unfortunately, potholes in the road have made it difficult from most firms to easily transition designs from small runs to useful production parts. The high rate of 3D print failures is a key challenge...

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    HOW DIGITAL TWINS ARE DRIVING INNOVATION AND CHANGE WITHIN MANUFACTURING

    Nov 12, 2019

    Digital twins enable organisations to develop an overarching digital model of their production process, from initial developmental stages through to the subsequent manufacturing and distribution stages. New technologies and innovation are single-handedly driving rapid change across the manufacturing...

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    BCN3D SETS SIGHTS ON BECOMING MAJOR PLAYER WITH NEW EPSILON 3D PRINTER

    Nov 12, 2019

    Ahead of Formnext 2019, Barcelona-based 3D printer manufacturer BCN3D has unveiled its latest piece of hardware, the BCN3D Epsilon, claiming to bring industrial power to your workbench. Designed to cater to a more demanding industrial work setting, the Epsilon builds on the company’s Sigma and...

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Anyone responsible for manufacturing operations has to deal with a long and growing list of potential headaches. Workforce shortages, high labor costs, inefficient workflows and more can make improving productivity a finish line that never gets closer. Demands to eliminate inefficiencies are never-e

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