• Posts Tagged ‘3D Printing’

    “Our ambition is to be able to print every iglide-made product.” At Hannover Messe, igus made it crystal clear that it intends not only to continue developing new materials for additive manufacturing but also to offer its customers the possibility of having their parts produced in an igus printing shop. DirectIndustry...

    Good news for R&D departments. With the Agilista 3000, Japanese automation company Keyence offers a series of high-precision 3D printers. They can process materials with a revolutionary thermal resistance of over 100° Celsius. It is suitable for multiple applications in sectors as diverse as the automotive,...

    The aircraft manufacturer already 3D prints engine parts. Going a step further, it has patented a technology that enables the printing of 3D objects with no support, while they are floating in the air. The new process involves multiple 3D printers and a magnetic field holding the “nugget,“ Boeing’s name for the...

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    What conditions require the implementation of an industrial additive manufacturing (AM) system? Which is the best 3D system? 3D printing specialist Andrew Wheeler explains for DirectIndustry e-magazine how companies can get started with 3D manufacturing. According to the Wohlers Report 2015, the 3D printing industry...

    The list is getting longer. Ceramics are now among the materials that can be 100% 3D printed. At Euromold in Dusseldorf, DirectIndustry e-magazine met with 3D Ceram, a French company specialized in the 3D printing of ceramic objects. Marc-Emmanuel Favre, 3D Ceram’s business developer, presented various products...

    Andrea Sega is a 26-year-old engineer working for Northype Laboratories. With two colleagues, he built Adam, an all-in-one 3D printer. Adam combines in a single unit the functions of a 3D printer, a 3D scanner, a laser cutter/engraver and a CNC milling machine. DirectIndustry e-magazine talked to Sega about the...

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    At last September’s Euromold in Dusseldorf, the world’s largest 3D printing and additive manufacturing show, Sintratec introduced the S1, a user-friendly, low-cost, desktop 3D laser sintering printer. At less than 9000 euros, this machine relaunches the race for inexpensive professional 3D printers. Christian von Burg...

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     On the 23rd of September 2014, a Made In Space Zero G 3D printer built for NASA was delivered to the International Space Station (ISS) by a SpaceX Dragon cargo ship. By November, astronaut Barry “Butch” Wilmore had set up the melt-deposition modeling 3D printer and began printing a series of calibration coupons and...

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    Watch our exclusive video report. Additive manufacturing is a growing market, one that is standing technology on its head. This year’s edition of EMO in Milan even devoted a whole area to it. International companies such as DMG MORI and Siemens were there to showcase their latest hybrid technologies. Tooling machines...

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