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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...

[ FOCUS on YOU – Thermwood ]: The arguments that would play to the strengths of LSAM when it comes to sustainability

While we take great care not to use the buzzword “sustainability” without key data, we do recognize that it will take time for OEMs...

DOSSIER: The Tiny World of micro-additive manufacturing technologies

In the manufacturing industry in general, most innovations evolve around the ability to produce large 3D printed parts. However, with the growing demand for...

GUtech Oman 3D prints three buildings in just 8 days

This month of November saw the completion of 3 new buildings made in Duqm, 540 km from the capital of Oman (an Arabian country located in southwestern Asia), where German University of Technology (GUtech)...

Shell successfully installed a 3D printed leak repair clamp on its site

On the heels of a joint design and engineering project conducted in collaboration with GE Additive and the decision to join a consortium of companies to advance the use of 3D Printing as a...

TRUMPF fosters Additive Manufacturing applications – with improved technology processes and new materials. Here they are.

Machine manufacturer TRUMPF has focused its presence at Formnext on helping organizations find “the right solution for every metal AM application”. Whether you were looking to achieve a specific application, buy a 3D printer,...

Automotive manufacturer LIUX teases a car made up of plants and 3D printing

A car made up of plants and 3D printing, intriguing right? Spain-based car manufacturer LIUX, founded in 2021, is trying to reinvent the wheel with a new concept of electric vehicle. Called the Animal - ...

New additive manufacturing material from Inkbit features properties that rival those of Nylon 12

For its debut on the European AM market, machine manufacturer Inkbit unveiled a 3D printing material specially formulated for durability.  Called Titan Tough Epoxy 85, the material would be a great fit for parts...

Dyndrite launches new software for laser powder bed fusion applications

The new solution would be “what the industry has long needed; a toolkit that marries software to hardware and the basis for a powerful, next-generation tool for the emerging AM production market.” There were quite...

Intelligent Additive Manufacturing Coating for brake discs

The CHIRON Group's Additive Manufacturing business unit has showcased at Formnext its AM Coating solution. The latter is an industrial system designed for 24/7 operation for applying particularly hard coatings on brake disks. CHIRON leverages...

3D Systems to expand availability of Wematter Gravity SLS 3D printing technology as exclusive worldwide distributor

It’s quite unusual to see a big company become the distributor of a smaller one, yet that’s what 3D Systems will do for Wematter, a Swedish 3D printer manufacturer that introduces its flagship SLS...

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...

Interoperability takes on a deeper meaning as Materialise’s CO-AM platform welcomes 7 new partners

3D printing company Materialise has made a lot of announcements this year but the launch of their open software platform CO-AM is probably the most important one. Launched in May of this year, the...

Carbon unveils two damping elastomers for impact protection applications produced with 3D Printing

Achieving impact protection applications such as padding, gloves, and helmets lies in the ability to choose the right materials. So far, Carbon’s DLS technology has always been highlighted as a key enabler of impact...

Formnext 2022: the killjoys, the elders and the kids of the “fAMily” reunion

We just got back from Frankfurt, a European and German city best known for its production of high-quality sausages (frankfurters), but at this time of the year, for AM enthusiasts and specialists, the city...

When 3D printing enables Carbon, adidas and Lexus to bring to life a Lexus inspired by ‘BLACK PANTHER: WAKANDA FOREVER’

Luxury automaker Lexus unveils a Lexus RX 500h F SPORT transformed into an eye-catching crossover inspired by Marvel Studios' "Black Panther: Wakanda Forever”. This transformation is the result of a cross-collaborative work among the car...

XYZprinting continues to raise awareness on its Open Platform Fast Cycle Sintering, launches new desktop 3D printer

3D printer manufacturer XYZprinting highlights its presence at Formnext with its Open Platform Fast Cycle Sintering (OPFCS) solution. The machine manufacturer believes in the power of open-platform-based selective laser sintering (SLS) 3D printing solutions...

Shell and GE Additive additively manufacture oxygen hydrogen micromixer at Energy Transition Campus Amsterdam

Shell International B.V. and GE Additive unveiled the results of a joint design and engineering project – an additively manufactured oxygen hydrogen micromixer. This complex, non-functional, demonstration part, was printed in nickel alloy 718...

Equispheres Inc. unveils a non-explosible aluminum alloy feedstock for additive manufacturing

Equispheres Inc. has developed a non-explosible aluminum alloy feedstock for additive manufacturing (AM) that reduces the hazards associated with day-to-day handling of materials for 3D printing. Identified as NExP-1, this material is specifically designed for...

NematX introduces Additive Manufacturing of liquid crystal polymers

NematX, an industrial 3D printing startup that is exploring the use of liquid crystal polymers for additive manufacturing, announces the development of their flagship product: NEX 01. The high precision extrusion platform would produce...

GF Machining Solutions presents in-situ control device prototype and adds two new materials for its metal 3D printing solution

Among the wide range of solutions it delivers to the additive manufacturing industry, machine manufacturer GF Machining Solutions is mostly known for the metal 3D printing systems developed in collaboration with AM company 3D...

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...


Shell successfully installed a 3D printed leak repair clamp on its site

On the heels of a joint design and engineering project conducted in collaboration with GE Additive and the decision to join a consortium of...

TRUMPF fosters Additive Manufacturing applications – with improved technology processes and new materials. Here they are.

Machine manufacturer TRUMPF has focused its presence at Formnext on helping organizations find “the right solution for every metal AM application”. Whether you were...

Intelligent Additive Manufacturing Coating for brake discs

The CHIRON Group's Additive Manufacturing business unit has showcased at Formnext its AM Coating solution. The latter is an industrial system designed for 24/7...