Expert Interview: Digital Alloys CEO Duncan McCallum on Joule Printing and the Future of Metal 3D Printing

21 September 2018 11:27
[caption id="attachment_6051" align="alignright" width="300"] Duncan McCallum, Digital Alloys CEO[/caption] The rise in metal 3D printing in the last year has been well documented. With new players entering the market at a rapid speed, Digital Alloys is one company contributing to this evolution. Founded in ...
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10 Companies Offering Cutting-Edge 3D Printing Simulation Software

20 September 2018 14:34
As we've previously seen, 3D printing is rapidly expanding beyond prototyping into production. However, this transition is not without its challenges, with process repeatability and quality assurance being two issues cited by many manufacturers. It’s therefore unsurprising that manufacturers are looking for ways ...
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The Top 10 Large Scale Industrial 3D Printers

18 September 2018 10:55
When it comes to 3D printing, bigger doesn’t necessarily mean better. That said, large-scale 3D printing systems do offer unique manufacturing solutions that smaller systems cannot achieve. They can, for example, produce large prototypes and parts and even multiple series of smaller parts ...
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Is 3D Printing Ready for End Part Production?

13 September 2018 16:10
One of the biggest trends in additive manufacturing over the last decade has been the move from rapid prototyping to production. While 3D printing is still commonly thought of as a niche rapid prototyping solution, the technology’s move from prototyping to end-use parts ...
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TCT Show 2018: The 10 Technologies We’re Most Excited to See

12 September 2018 15:03
Autumn is almost upon us, which means the world of 3D printing is gearing up for this year’s TCT Show — the UK’s leading additive manufacturing trade show and conference programme.   From 25 to 27 September, nearly 300 industry leaders - including AMFG ...
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12 Companies Pushing the Limits of 3D Printing

07 September 2018 14:03
Whether it’s from the world of startups or well-established OEMs, companies are pushing the boundaries of what is possible with 3d printing. From design complexity to shorter lead times industrial 3D printing provides innovative soolutions to real-world applications - which partly explains ...
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Rapid Prototyping: the Evolution of 3D Printing

06 September 2018 16:38
Rapid prototyping has, since its inception, been one of the main advantages of additive manufacturing. While prototypes could take days, weeks or even months using earlier technologies, with additive manufacturing, prototypes can be produced virtually overnight, speeding up the product design and development ...
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AI & Aerospace: 5 Ways Artificial Intelligence Could Impact Aviation

31 August 2018 10:33
In our new series examining the impact of artificial intelligence across different industries, today we'll be looking at how advances in AI could help aerospace companies better optimise their manufacturing processes.    According to a recent Accenture report, 80% of leading executives within the aerospace and ...
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5 Innovative Use Cases for Metal 3D Printing

30 August 2018 10:18
Metal 3D printing has seen rapid growth over the last year, according to this year's Wohlers Report. While not every industrial application lends itself to the technology, there are several cases in which metal 3D printing may well be the right manufacturing choice. ...
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Expert Interview: James Hinebaugh of Expanse Microtechnologies

29 August 2018 11:42
Material and part inspection is a vital stage in the additive manufacturing process - and yet it is not without its challenges. For applications within the aerospace, medical or automotive industries in particular,  it's crucial to ensure that a part meets perfection, with ...
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