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A Q&A Guide to Etching Metals

Chemical etching is a metal machining technology that has numerous advantages over traditional sheet metalworking processes, key among which is its applicability to a range of metals and alloys

Metal Additive Manufacturing Powder Recovery Equipment

Metal AM powders, such as titanium, aluminium and Inconel are used to produce parts for F1 cars and to ensure their quality, the powder is qualified before use and, when the build process is complete, unused powder is reclaimed and requalified.

Thermoplastic Extrusion 3D Printing

This new technology makes it possible to print five times faster – with greater precision and quality – than current extrusion speeds. MXT® establishes a clear separation between filament feeding and melting and molten extrusion...

Guide to 3D Printing on the Production Line

White Paper - Many manufacturers have realized significant cost savings and productivity improvements by integrating high strength additive manufacturing (AM) technology into their business, especially in support of their maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) strategy.

A Disruptive AM Technology for Micro Manufacturing

Today, a new technology exists at the intersection of AM and micro manufacturing, opening up the possibility for manufactures to take advantage of the inherent advantages of AM while achieving micron level accuracy over a build envelope of 5 x 5 x 10cm.

Complex Metal Parts with Internal Passageways, Built Layer by Layer

Machine shops create complex metal parts using thin sheets of similar or dissimlar metals along with diffusion bonding; conformal cooling, heat exchangers, liquid/gas dispensing and other applications benefit.

Materials and Costs for 3D Manufacturing

Polymers are by far the most used 3D printed materials today, making up 80 percent of the market. The total value of the polymer based additive manufacturing segment grew at an annual growth rate of 29 percent to over $7 billion in 2018

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AREVO to Manufacture World's First 3D-Printed Carbon Fiber Unibody Bike Frames for New Line of eBikes from Franco Bicycles

“AREVO DNA™” Digital Composites Manufacturing Technology Represents a Breakthrough for the Global Bicycle Industry and Other Sectors

Bastian Solutions Launches New Robot Warehouse Picker with Parts Designed and Built Through Additive Manufacturing

“The additive manufacturing process will enable us to customize each robot picker to fit a customer’s particular warehouse environment.”

Top Three Teams Share $100,000 Prize in Complete Virtual Construction Level of 3D-Printed Habitat Challenge

Team SEArch+/Apis Cor won first place in the Phase 3: Level 4 software modeling stage of NASA’s 3D-Printed Habitat Challenge. The unique shape of their habitat allows for continuous reinforcement of the structure. Light enters through trough-shaped ports on the sides and t

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Hawk Ridge Systems Acquires Parsons Technology, Expanding Midwest Coverage for Manufacturing Solutions

By adding Parsons Technology to the growing family of acquisitions, Hawk Ridge Systems has created the largest and most experienced team of manufacturing professionals in North America.

CRP Technology welcomes Windform® P1 from the newborn P-LINE family of materials for 3D printing

Windform® P1 is a new material for High speed production-grade 3D printing created by Italy-based CRP Technology. It is the first material from the new range of materials for professional 3D printing: the Windform® P-LINE. Windform® P1 is a PA material, isotropic (X,Y,Z axis); its properties are: High flexibility; Insulation (CTI rating of 600), Full density, High recyclability

8 USEFUL BENEFITS OF PLASTIC INJECTION MOLDING FROM JASONMOULD INDUSTRIAL COMPANY LIMITED

JasonMould Industrial Company Limited, established in 2010, is a leading injection moulding manufacturer in China. JasonMould specializes in plastic mould production for household appliances, medical equipments, electronic equipments, safety equipments as well as monitoring system. The company has over 15000 square metres factory. With plastic injection tooling divisions possessing different machinery and expertise, JasonMould offers tools from small and precise mobile phone parts to as big as automotive parts. Our tools are mainly exported to U.S.A., Europe, Japan and UK. JasonMould's diversification strategy and full service has won compliment from customers all over the world.

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Markforged

Markforged transforms manufacturing with 3D printers capable of producing parts tough enough for the factory floor. Engineers, designers, and manufacturing professionals all over the world rely on Markforged metal and composite printers for tooling, fixtures, functional prototyping, and high-value end-use production. Markforged has over 200 employees globally, with $57 million in both strategic and venture capital and was recently named by Forbes as one of the Next Billion Dollar startups.