The Italian company Plyform has used Stratasys FDM additive manufacturing to produce sacrificial tools to produce composite parts for helicopters, and in some cases, flight-ready aircraft parts. Continue reading “Plyform flies Stratasys FDM for aerospace production”
The Polish company Zortrax has announced a new addition to its M series of FDM 3D printers, with a new M300 Plus model, which adds more connectivity to the existing M300. Continue reading “Zortrax releases M300 Plus”
BigRep, responsible for a range of large 3D printers, has signed a development partnership with Bosch Rexroth, which supplies drive and control technologies. This means that BigRep will be able to add state-of-art CNC control systems and drives by Bosch Rexroth to its 3D printers. Continue reading “BigRep partners with Bosch Rexroth”
Link3D, which produces workflow software for additive manufacturing, has teamed up with the Aachen Center for Additive Manufacturing, better known as ACAM. Continue reading “ACAM partners with Link3D”
Last week I dropped by the TCT show at the NEC, outside Birmingham, UK. TCT remains the main show covering 3D printing in Britain and as such gives us a useful snapshot of the UK market.
XJet has signed a distribution agreement with the Carfulan Group, which specialises in selling technology solutions to UK manufacturers. The Group will set up a new brand, XJ3D, which becomes the first distributor to be appointed by XJet for its Carmel AM machines. Continue reading “XJet signs UK distribution deal”
Materialise has used this week’s TCT show at the NEC, UK to launch a new simulation software for metal 3D printing that is aimed at optimising part production to avoid costly reprints. Continue reading “Materialise launches metal simulation software”
Stratasys will be showing off a new variation of its Fortus 380 printer, the 380CF, which works with Stratasys’ Nylon 12 carbon fibre thermoplastic material. Continue reading “Stratasys to show 3D carbon fibre printer”
Xaar has teamed up with Stratasys to develop 3D printing solutions based on Xaar’s High Speed Sintering, or HSS, technologies. The two will form a new company, Xaar 3D Ltd, with Xaar owning 85 percent to Stratasys’ 15 percent.
The UK’s National Centre for Additive Manufacturing, which is based at the Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC) in Coventry, has installed a 3D printer from the Danish company Digital Metal. Continue reading “UK AM centre to install Digital Metal printer”