Application Spotlight: 3D printing for Heat Exchangers

17 July 2019 12:15

[Image credit: Conflux Technology]   The range of industrial applications for 3D printing is growing by leaps and bounds.    However, despite this growth, there remain a lot of gaps in understanding of the true capabilities of 3D printing. Supporting this fact is AMFG’s latest State of the 3D Printing Industry Survey 2019 report, which …

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Expert Interview: Parts on Demand Founder, Neil van Es, on Taking 3D Printing to Production

16 July 2019 9:41

This interview was first featured in AMFG’s State of the Industry Survey 2019: AM Service Providers. To download the 36-page report, click here.    Founded in 2014 and based in the Netherlands, Parts on Demand is a 3D printing service bureau that specialises in series production, tooling, moulds and the production of machine parts. Automotive …

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State of the 3D Printing Industry for AM Service Providers: 4 Key Insights

11 July 2019 13:55

The week, AMFG released its first State of the 3D Printing Industry Survey Report, which looks at the key trends within the AM service provider market today. We surveyed service bureaus in over a dozen countries to find out, first-hand, how this segment is fairing, and the overall outlook for the next 12 months.   …

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How Mature Is Your Industry In Its Adoption Of 3D Printing?

09 July 2019 13:37

[Image credit: EOS]   Many industries are now using 3D printing in their product development and production processes. From automotive to construction, industries can benefit from faster lead times, greater design freedom and toolless manufacturing offered by 3D printing.   However, many companies remain hesitant about embracing 3D printing, often out of a lack of …

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All You Need to Know About Metal Binder Jetting (2019)

03 July 2019 13:00

Metal binder jetting is undergoing a renaissance. Over the last decade, many new companies have entered a competition mode, each with its own take on this technology.    Such activity is in part fueled by many lucrative opportunities this technology presents. For one, the high speed and precision of the metal binder jetting process can …

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Expert Interview: Arevo Co-Founder Wiener Mondesir On Producing the World’s First 3D-Printed Carbon Fiber Bike Frame

02 July 2019 10:59

Silicon Valley-based company, Arevo, made headlines in 2018 after unveiling what it called the world’s first 3D-printed carbon fiber bike frame. The use case showcased the unique capabilities of Arevo’s proprietary composite 3D printing technology, which combines robotics and software to produce lightweight, customised composite parts.   Since then, Arevo has gone on to partner …

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Expert interview: Xometry’s Greg Paulsen On the Rise of the Manufacturing As A Service Business Model

27 June 2019 13:18

Manufacturing as a Service (MaaS) is a business model that could have a tremendous impact on the global manufacturing industry. Put simply, MaaS platforms work with a network of manufacturers to offer production services on demand. The benefits, supporters say, include delocalised, agile manufacturing; enabling service providers to maximise their production capacity and offering clients …

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Metal 3D Printing: A Definitive Guide (2019)

26 June 2019 13:31

Metal 3D printing is advancing rapidly on all fronts: the technology is becoming more advanced, print speeds are increasing and there is a greater range of industrial materials than ever before. These advancements are opening up exciting new applications for the technology.    However, getting to grips with the available technologies and integrating them into …

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5 Trends Shaping the 3D Printing Materials Market in 2019

20 June 2019 15:07

In rapidly maturing 3D printing industry, what are the trends shaping the materials market?   Materials are one of the three key pillars underpinning 3D printing, alongside hardware and software. According to the Wohlers Report 2019, the 3D printing material segment experienced record growth in 2018 due to the increasing use of 3D printing for …

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Expert Interview: Graphite Additive Manufacturing’s Jonathan Warbrick on Achieving Success with 3D Printing

19 June 2019 8:58

The landscape for AM service bureaus is changing rapidly as the drive towards production continues. More than ever, service bureaus must be agile and be able to adapt to an industry that is under a constant state of flux.   Graphite Additive Manufacturing is a UK-based AM service provider offering industrial 3D printing solutions. With …

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