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Olaf Diegel and John Barnes on the little wins of the 2022 AM market, and questions AM users are asking themselves

“Any destination in the AM maturity model is the perfect place where to be.” Taking one’s first steps into AM or evolving in this industry calls for a range of methods or processes that all...

Entering a new age of real low-cost Titanium for Additive Manufacturing with IperionX.

Used for everything from cars, medical implants, jewelry to heat exchangers and more, titanium is appealing for its lightweight, strong, stable properties and ability to withstand corrosion. Its low density and high strength make...

EOS on the cost consideration and where it makes sense to integrate digitization and automation in an AM production environment

Put two Additive Manufacturing veterans together, with respective expertise on both the commercial and current economic market of the AM industry and the technological side, and you can expect a conversation on insights that...

OPINION | AM 101: Tips from three industry experts to Reduce Costs and Lead Time in 3D printing.

Engineers and designers have been manufacturing prototypes for decades, but the tools, materials and processed used to create them continuously evolve.  The truth is, in order to close the gap between as designed and...

Markus Tacke on the enterprise strategy at the heart of Oerlikon’s path to AM and the ‘try everything, fail fast’ ethos

December 2016. Switzerland’s Oerlikon Corporation AG acquired citim GmbH - leading producer of metal 3D printing parts - giving this way the first clues to the group’s Additive Manufacturing ambitions. That period saw a...

How has 3D printing helped propel medical education? An anatomical model-making company shares.

Andreas Falk, COO of Erler Zimmer, an expert company in anatomical model-making, discusses the use of 3D printing and how it has helped propel medical education. Historically, the use of cadavers has been paramount in the...

A conversation with 3D Systems’ CTO David Leigh: “On the edge of what can or cannot be done”

You may spend over a decade in this industry, meeting the same people over and over, heard about others multiple times, yet when you see them in real life, and have your first conversation...

Conflux Technology: Reinventing high-performance heat exchangers with Additive Manufacturing first, then applying this expertise to other areas.

I knew, from day one, that Conflux Technology was the kind of company I would closely watch in this industry. Founded in 2017, it came out of nowhere last year by closing a Series...

Q&A Series | Medical goes Additive, a division of MGA on the current medical 3D printing market

The global healthcare additive manufacturing market size is expected to be valued at USD 6.4 billion by 2028 and is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of 21.8% from 2021 to 2028, according to a new report by Grand View Research,...

Sofos’ journey in Additive Manufacturing and the specific use of Farsoon Flight® Technology for Robotics

Focus on application-specific materials Farsoon Technologies first introduced Flight® Technology or Fiber Light® Technology in 2019 offering industry-leading production rates with plastic laser powder bed fusion. In 2021 the Dual-Laser configuration of the Flight® 403P...