Compared to machining and other traditional metalworking processes, additive manufacturing (AM) is a newcomer. Most industry experts trace its birth to 1987, when Chuck Hull of 3D Systems fame introduced the first commercially available stereolithography machine, the SLA-1.
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Additive manufacturing, or 3-dimensional (3D) printing, continues to rapidly develop across a number of industries.
The past 12–18 months have been more exciting than any similar period in the history of additive manufacturing (AM), more commonly known as 3D printing.
Oerlikon AM, the additive manufacturing unit of technology group Oerlikon, and Siemens AG announced at Formnext a strategic agreement in which Siemens will provide Oerlikon AM with digital enterprise solutions that will help Oerlikon accelerate the industrialization of additive manufacturing.
3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) announced today that Avi Reichental has stepped down as President and Chief Executive Officer and as a Director of the Company, effective at the close of business on Wednesday, October 28, 2015, by mutual agreement with the Company’s Board of Directors.
Lawyers, doctors, engineers, and regulators all must converse to advance 3D printing in medicine.
Fiber laser welding continues to grow as it improves in weld quality, reliability and performance. Many fiber laser welding applications are autogenous, where the weld is formed entirely by melting parts of the base metal and no additional filler wire or powder is used
An executive at HP Inc. talked to SME Media about the state of the company's 3D printing business, including how recent announcements are intended to boost the operation.
By now, most of us in the manufacturing world are familiar with the steady stream of news describing organizations, large and small, providing medical equipment using 3D printers.
Laser 3D printing and marking systems are among the heavy-duty cutting and welding systems that had been scheduled for the IMTS Fabricating and Laser Pavilion—testament to the growing impact of what once might have been viewed as ancillary processes.