ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING

Additive Manufacturing

Fortify expands fiber-reinforced photopolymer 3D printing line for end-use part applications 

Company adds new FRP printers and open access software to enable new advanced materials, including Flux Core and Flux 3D.

Additive Manufacturing

A Machine Shop Poised for Additive Production

By laying the groundwork now, Able Tool will be prepared for the day when machine shops are commonly called to produce metal parts via additive manufacturing.

Thermoplastics

Purdue University to establish Thermwood LSAM research laboratory

Industry-funded research to pursue large-scale composite thermoplastic additive manufacturing, with the goal of providing services to enhance, encourage and expand the adoption of large-scale AM for diverse industrial applications.

Testing

Continuous Composites demonstrates CF3D technology for Lockheed Martin, AFRL WiSDM project

Continuous Composites carbon fiber wing spar structural performance achieves 160% design limit load with no damage detected, offers potential for aerospace-grade composite printing.
#lockheedmartin #continuousfiberAM

Additive Manufacturing

Thermwood completes first LSAM 1010 system

Large-scale additive manufacturing system simultaneously prints and trims via a single, large gantry and offers speeds up to almost three feet per second. 

Additive Manufacturing

Impossible Objects, Ricoh 3D partner to produce high-strength 3D-printed composite parts

New material options for industrial customers across Europe to remove barriers to printing parts for drones, aircraft, automobiles, athletic gear and more.
#peek

Additive Manufacturing

LafargeHolcim France acquires stake in 3D-printed concrete specialist XtreeE

XtreeE’s current portfolio includes high-performance, 3D-printed concrete applications. Next steps include R&D work in continuous fiber-reinforced concrete.
#infrastructure

Additive Manufacturing

Additive Manufacturing Media announces The Cool Parts Showcase

Contest seeks entries in three categories to highlight the best in 3D printing.

Additive Manufacturing

Thermwood presents low-cost LSAM Additive Systems

LSAM Additive Printer is built around a 30-mm print head while retaining all features and print quality known to the company’s large flagship LSAM systems.

Additive Manufacturing

Fortify secures $20 million funding to advance 3D printing composites

Funds will be used to scale up manufacturing, the team and materials development programs.