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Additive Manufacturing/3D printing dossiers

Through each dossier, we provide an in-depth analysis of topics that shake the Additive Manufacturing industry. To do so, we collaborate with industry insiders to produce a content that aims to demystify the complexities surrounding AM technologies and address the challenges faced by vertical industries adopting AM technologies.

12 3D printing ventures that turned stealth mode off in 2023

Every year a range of new companies venture into the Additive Manufacturing industry. In the list of 2023’s newcomers, one notices that the growing trend around companies that focus on AM-dedicated applications continues. While...

Identifying defects in metal 3D printed parts can lead to up to 70% savings in production costs. Materialise explains how and why.

As part of the additive production of a critical medical component, a defect identified after the post-processing phase made the team lose one HIP cycle, one day of post-processing and quality inspections, not to...

Lease? Buy? Subscribe? The pros and cons of different acquisition models of industrial 3D printing equipment.

“I know we need an industrial 3D printer but I am not sure if we will be able to amortize the cost of such an investment in our company. Any idea where I should...

5 reasons why you should invest in trade media

This end of 2023 was quite special as I have had the opportunity to talk with a few entrepreneurs and industry insiders working in startups or SMEs about what they should prioritize in their...

10 technology highlights of 2023 that shaped the Additive Manufacturing world (Part 2)

Updated on January 4th: The article has been updated to reflect the "Arburg" solution in part 4. 2023 has been a very interesting year both from a business and a technology perspective. Whether it was...

2023: Additive Manufacturing, for better or worse (Part 1)

Before starting this “2023 year in review” article, I had a look at what I wrote last year: consolidation through acquisitions & funding dominated the market, materials & software called the tune in the...

How do nanotechnology & Additive Manufacturing intertwine and what opportunities lie ahead?

Among the wide range of technologies that can bolster an Additive Manufacturing (AM) application, nanotechnology is often the least mentioned. Yet the synergy between both technologies can lead to versatile and multifunctional applications that...

What’s Electroplating and when should we use it for 3D printed parts?

Like a wide range of post-processing tasks used for 3D printed parts, electroplating aims to enhance the physical properties of the part through increased wear resistance, corrosion protection or aesthetic appeal, as well as...

Farsoon discusses customer-centric Metal AM solutions and applications

Farsoon will share real-world customer stories on metal AM solutions at Formnext, Hall 11.1 Booth C11 Based on the adoption curve of its customers that specialize in series production, laser powder bed fusion systems manufacturer...

Key considerations to take into account for the production of 3D Printable stainless steel powders

There are a number of reasons why one can select stainless steel for additive manufacturing (AM) processes, including its superior corrosion, mechanical properties compared with other steel types (meaning that the component will last...