Additive Manufacturing Industry News | Week 01 | 2023

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Chinmay Saraf

Technical Writer, AM Chronicle
Chinmay Saraf is a scientific writer living in Indore, India. His academic background is in mechanical engineering, and he has substantial experience in fused deposition-based additive manufacturing. Chinmay possesses an M.Tech. in computer-aided design and computer-aided manufacturing and is enthusiastic about 3D printing, product development, material science, and sustainability. He also has a deep interest in “Frugal Designs” to improve the present technical systems.

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Bringing you up to speed with the week that went by in the world of Additive Manufacturing with the AM Chronicle weekly news update  

The round up of last weeks additive manufacturing news includes acquisition on 3D-printed lens startup Luxexcel by Meta; SteelFab 2023 to feature over 200 exhibitors and feature 3D printing; opening of new advance manufacturing prototyping lab in Carderock, USA by Naval Surface Warfare Center and much more.

Meta buys 3D-printed lenses startup Luxexcel

Meta Platforms the parent company of Facebook, has acquired 3D-printed lenses startup Luxexcel Group B.V. for an undisclosed sum to improve future augmented reality glasses.

SteelFab 2023 brings together over 200 exhibitors and to feature 3D Printing 

Expo Center Sharjah (ECS) has revealed that the 18th edition of the SteelFab 2023, the largest event of its kind in the Middle East and North Africa region, will see the participation of more than 200 local and international exhibitors from 33 countries representing eminent international manufacturers, suppliers and 400 major global brands of metalwork industry. The SteelFab 2023 will also feature 3D printing this year.

One Click Metal and its partner Kingsbury Gulf are launching the BOLDSERIES system at the Kingsbury Gulf booth (No 3-1800) , during the SteelFab Exhibition.

SteelFab 2023 Fair Sharjah

New Advanced Manufacturing Prototyping Lab Opens at Carderock 

Naval Surface Warfare Center recently inaugurated a new advanced manufacturing and prototyping lab in Carderock, USA. The lab is an successor lab of Manufacturing Knowledge and Education (MAKE) Lab that was previously developed.

Additive Manufacturing Hub Supports Lego Goa 

Lega Goa, a small team of kids in Goa who are doing wonderful things in robotics. Recently used Figure 4 Standalone 3D printer in the Additive Manufacturing Hub to print robot parts.

DOE labs using exascale computing to advance additive manufacturing 

Researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, with collaborators from Los Alamos National Laboratory, National Institute of Standards and Technology and the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, are advancing the Exascale Additive Manufacturing project (ExaAM). ExaAM seeks to use exascale simulation to enable the design of additive manufacturing (AM) components with location-specific properties and the acceleration of performance.

Nano Dimension Sells Two High Precision 3D Fabrica 2.0 Systems to Accumold 

Nano Dimension Ltd. announced the sale of two Fabrica 2.0 Micro-AM systems to Accumold, an expert in micro molding from Iowa, USA.

Space Tech 3D-printing satellites to bring SWFL into the space business 

Space Tech is an technology company is USA which plans to use 3D printing for building satellites. The company plans to build something like Falcon 9 within six months.

Mechnano Releases Tough ESD: Tough Electrostatic Dissipative Photopolymer Resin 

Mechnano has developed another Additive Manufacturing resin based on its breakthrough MechT technology that utilizes the power of discrete Carbon Nanotubes (dCNTs).

Amnovis enters into IP license agreement with KU Leuven and launches copper 3D printing services 

Flam3D member Amnovis brings innovation in Additive Manufacturing by revolutionizing copper 3D printing. An IP license agreement with KU Leuven enables Amnovis to start commercially using a unique copper 3D printing technology, after six years of cutting-edge research.

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Chinmay Saraf

Technical Writer, AM Chronicle
Chinmay Saraf is a scientific writer living in Indore, India. His academic background is in mechanical engineering, and he has substantial experience in fused deposition-based additive manufacturing. Chinmay possesses an M.Tech. in computer-aided design and computer-aided manufacturing and is enthusiastic about 3D printing, product development, material science, and sustainability. He also has a deep interest in “Frugal Designs” to improve the present technical systems.