GE Additive shows new Arcam 3D metal printer

April 25, 2018

GE Additive has used this week’s Rapid 2018 show in Texas, USA, to launch a new metal additive manufacturing system, the Arcam EBM Spectra H, which is designed to handle materials that need high heat but are prone to cracking such as titanium aluminide (TiAl). Continue reading “GE Additive shows new Arcam 3D metal printer”

The hot ticket of high speed sintering

April 3, 2018

Last week I wrote about Xaar’s efforts to sell its printheads into the 3D printing market, much as every other printhead manufacturer is quietly trying to do. But Xaar also has another trick up its sleeve in the form of high speed sintering, which should give the company a real edge in the additive manufacturing market.

Neil Hopkinson, director of 3D printing at Xaar

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UPSA pharma cuts packaging costs with 3D printing

March 30, 2018

French pharmaceuticals company UPSA, which is owned by Bristol-Myers Squibb,  has experimented with using additive manufacturing for some processes used in its packaging. UPSA bought a Stratasys Fortus 450mc Production machine and has more than made a return on the investment in the first year. Continue reading “UPSA pharma cuts packaging costs with 3D printing”