"3d printing" tag

Post-processing in series production

Automated post-processing as a prerequisite for industrial series production with metal 3D printing. Due to the use of design possibilities and freedom, which are no longer linked to the limitations of traditional production,…

3D Printing powder optimization is key to part quality and productivity

Refining powder characteristics like flow can enhance part quality, consistency, repeatability and productivity. The global 3D printing metals market is growing and expected to reach USD 3.05 billion by 2025, according to a…

Lightweight construction is key technology for global sustainability

Intelligent lightweight solutions are increas-ingly gaining ground in machine tool construction. The main focuses are on new geometries and materials as well as simulation and 3D printing. Exhibitors at EMO Hannover will be…

Getting melt into shape

A central issue regarding the die casting process is the mould. It determines the contours of a die cast part and affects its properties. Mouldmaking still has a huge development potential, particularly in…

3D printing metal powder recovery system cuts material and labor costs

A new dust-tight, fully automated 3D-ReKlaimer™ Metal Powder Recovery System for 3D printing systems recovers and reconditions used powders to exacting particle sizes, reducing waste and lowering operating costs while preventing contamination of…

Precitec’s wire fed CoaxPrinter enables 3D printing coaxially

Pushing wire into the future of additive manufacturing: With the CoaxPrinter, Precitec GmbH & Co. KG brings a solution for laser cladding to market, which permits a multidirectional processing of the additive material…

When 3D printing gets in touch with Industry 4.0

Additive manufacturing for plastics has already produced the first home printers machines, but when it comes to metal, the technology is and remains in the hands of innovative industrial companies. Toolcraft has been…

A trailblazing investment to promote additive manufacturing

3D printing is developing at an increasingly rapid pace. To improve its additive manufacturing processes, toolcraft has invested in new laser melting machines from Trumpf. While plastic parts can already be 3D printed…

Stratasys to highlight 3D printed composite tooling

The leading additive manufacturing and 3D printing solutions provider, Stratasys, demonstrate 3D printing’s capability to produce high-temperature composite tooling cost-effectively and in a fraction of the time of traditional manufacturing methods. The company…

Recent evolutions of 3D-printing industry

The 3D-printing industry experienced a year of transformation in 2016, as niche market pioneers Stratasys Ltd. (SSYS) and 3D Systems Corp. (DDD) were joined by HP Inc. (HPQ) and General Electric Co. (GE)….

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