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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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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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A Guide to 3D Printing With Titanium

18 June 2019 11:52

With the benefits of reduced material waste and the ability to create lightweight designs, titanium 3D printing is finding its niche in many industries.   Titanium has excellent material properties, but its high cost has historically limited its use to high-value applications in aerospace. Now that metal 3D printing is becoming increasingly recognised as a …

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3D Printing Support Structures: A Complete Guide

17 October 2018 14:11

Support structures are one of the most important elements for successfully producing 3D printed parts. While a key advantage of 3D printing is its ability to create freeform and intricate geometries, much of the design freedom offered by 3D printing wouldn’t be possible without the use of support structures.   Supports are vital for preventing …

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Metal 3D Printing: What is Direct Energy Deposition?

27 September 2018 16:40

Direct Energy Deposition (DED) is a series of several similar metal 3D printing technologies that creates parts by melting and fusing material as it is deposited. While it can be used to manufacture new parts, DED is typically used for repairing and rebuilding damaged components. One of the main metal 3D printing technologies, DED is …

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