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Posted on July 5th, 2017 by Ken Klapproth in New Materials & Applications
If a Lakewood Colorado company has their way, this could be your last Independence Day holiday spent squeezing down a narrow aircraft aisle to your preferred middle seat. Continue reading “Freedom from Narrow Aisles” »
Posted on June 28th, 2017 by Ken Klapproth in New Materials & Applications
In another first from the Paris Air Show, GE is upping the ante when it comes to direct laser sintering additive manufacturing by previewing a technology demonstrator machine dubbed “ATLAS”. In development for the last two years and setting a new record for volumetric capacity, the new machine extends potential application of additive manufacturing to companies in the aerospace, automotive, power, and oil and gas industries. Continue reading “GE Goes Big for Additive Manufacturing – One Cubic Meter to Be Exact” »
Posted on June 21st, 2017 by Ken Klapproth in New Materials & Applications
Forging is not typically a term associated with 3D printing processes so was surprising to see when French 3D printing company Prodways recently announced its new technology. While the process does involve metal deposition, can it legitimately be classified as ‘forging’ if a hammer or press is never involved? Continue reading “Rapid and Additive, But Forging?” »