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CoVent-19 Challenge Asks Millions of Designers and Engineers to Respond to the Ventilator Crisis

CoVent-19 Challenge Asks Millions of Designers and Engineers to Respond to the Ventilator Crisis


The CoVent-19 Challenge is open to teams and individuals anywhere, and finalists will work directly with Stratasys 3D printing experts and the CoVent-19 Challenge team to turn their designs into prototypes for testing.

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Siemens makes additive manufacturing capabilities, 3D printers available to medical community

Siemens makes additive manufacturing capabilities, 3D printers available to medical community


The Siemens AM network is available globally and covers the entire value chain – from upload and simulation to checking the design up to the printing process and associated services.

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AddUp and Oak ORNL announce collaboration to advance metal additive manufacturing tooling applicatio

AddUp and Oak ORNL announce collaboration to advance metal additive manufacturing tooling applicatio


A $2.7 million cooperative research and development agreement (CRADA) between AddUp Group, a global machine and solutions provider for metal additive manufacturing (AM), and the US Department of Energy’s (DOE) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) aims to advance laser powder bed fusion (LPBF) technology for the manufacturing of metal molds with complex geometries for the tooling industry.

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CoVent-19 Challenge Asks Millions of Designers and Engineers to Respond to the Ventilator Crisis

The CoVent-19 Challenge is open to teams and individuals anywhere, and finalists will work directly with Stratasys 3D printing experts and the CoVent-19 Challenge team to turn their designs into prototypes for testing.

Siemens makes additive manufacturing capabilities, 3D printers available to medical community

The Siemens AM network is available globally and covers the entire value chain – from upload and simulation to checking the design up to the printing process and associated services.

AddUp and Oak ORNL announce collaboration to advance metal additive manufacturing tooling applicatio

A $2.7 million cooperative research and development agreement (CRADA) between AddUp Group, a global machine and solutions provider for metal additive manufacturing (AM), and the US Department of Energy’s (DOE) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) aims to advance laser powder bed fusion (LPBF) technology for the manufacturing of metal molds with complex geometries for the tooling industry.

Siemens announces launch of Additive Manufacturing (AM) Network

Siemens’ AM Network is designed for enterprises, suppliers and partners that are looking to accelerate the adoption of AM for industrial processes and applications.

How Viable is Additive Manufacturing?

By Mark Howard, EU Automation Additive manufacturing (AM) is drastically altering a range of industries, from manufacturing to the medical sector. But what are the limitations of the technology? This article shares some insights behind the manufacturing and legal issues surrounding additive manufacturing.

Senvol announced President Zach Simkin election as Chairman for SME’s Additive Manufacturing (AM)

The primary responsibility of the SME AM Advisory Committee is to advise SME on initiatives, activities, policy, and strategy related to AM.

The Need for Green in 3D Printing

By Ben Smye, Matmatch It has been 35 years since the first instance of what we now think of as additive manufacturing (AM), or 3D printing. Lauded for its rapid production speed and minimal waste, the process is becoming a staple of product prototyping. However, there is still room to improve the sustainability of this process.

Moving Beyond Prototypes: Is 3D printing the answer for the manufacture of safety-critical vehicle p

By Kostas Poulios, Pailton Engineering This article explains how 3D printing is used in large vehicle manufacturing and whether this method could play a role in the production of safety critical parts.

Siemens to help European Space Agency develop aerospace design applications for metal additive manuf

The Design4AM project will result in a validated process for using Siemens’ additive manufacturing software to design and produce optimized, light-weighted structural parts for space applications, such as, among others, fittings (structurally bonded to CFRP panel), supports, and bipods.

Sandvik Additive Manufacturing announces creation of 3D printed diamond composite

The diamond composite will be unveiled at the RAPID + TCT show in Detroit May 21 - 23, 2019, North America’s event for Additive Manufacturing.

Sandvik creates 'unsmashable guitar' via additive manufacturing, 3D printing for Swedish guitarist

Global engineering company Sandvik decided to test its additive manufacturing and 3D printing techniques by building the world’s first all-metal, unbreakable guitar and letting Malmsteen unleash his smashing skills.

Carnegie Mellon research aims at identifying causes for defects in 3D Printing

New research published today in Science, led by researchers from Carnegie Mellon University and Argonne National Laboratory, has identified how and when these gas pockets form, as well as a methodology to predict their formation – a pivotal discovery that could dramatically improve the 3D printing process.

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