Prodways shows new plastic material and metal forging

November 24, 2017

Prodways used last week’s Formnext to show off a new plastic material, PA612-GB 3800, the first PA6-12T plastic powder on the 3D printing laser sintering market. It’s been designed for production of small and medium final parts rather than prototyping. Continue reading “Prodways shows new plastic material and metal forging”

Materialise releases e-Stage for Metal

November 23, 2017

Materialise has developed a version of its e-Stage software for working with metal. The e-stage software automatically generates supports. Stefaan Motte, vice president of Materialise Software, claims that “55 percent of all the large SLA machines are using e-Stage” and that this saves an average of two hours per build. Continue reading “Materialise releases e-Stage for Metal”

GE shows off first Atlas beta and acquires GeonX

November 21, 2017

GE has revealed the first beta machine from its Project Atlas, which stands for Additive Technology Large Area System. The aim of this project is to develop the next generation large additive machines, which in turn will be used to produce large complex metal parts.

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