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 development of cost effective method to produce metal powders by IISC, Bangalore, Boeing debuts small satellite production facility that uses 3D printing, Siemens AMTC awarded additive manufacturing health and safety certificate by TUV SUD andmore.
TÜV SÜD in Singapore has awarded the Additive Manufacturing Health & Safety Requirements Certificate to Siemens Advance Manufacturing Transformation Centre (AMTC), in the presence of Singapore’s Minister of State for Education and Manpower, Ms. Gan Siow Huang.
Artificial limbs are being produced at Victoria University’s School of Design in Wellington using 3D printing. The main aim of the work is to make artificial limbs more accessible for New Zealand’s 4,000 amputees – all with 3D printing technology.
3D printers may soon get better at producing intricate metal and plastic parts, thanks to new software developed at the University of Michigan that reduces harmful heat buildup in laser powder bed fusion printers. Called SmartScan, the software demonstrated a 41% improvement in heat distribution and a 47% reduction in deformations in a recent study.
AnkerMake, Anker Innovations new 3D printing brand, announced today the launch of the AnkerMake M5, the first 3D printer designed to improve the user experience by reducing printing time up to 70%.
Singapore Polytechnic (“SP”) and MolyWorks Materials Corporation (“MolyWorks”) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (“MoU”) today. The MOU aims to accelerate the adoption of metal additive manufacturing (“AM”) and metal recycling technology for the maritime and offshore industry to digitally transform the supply chain and drive sustainability.
3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) announced the SLA 750 stereolithography additive manufacturing (AM) solution. Designed to address large format or high volume production applications.
A team of researchers at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) has found an alternative low-cost technique to produce metal powders for 3D printing.
Voxeljet AG (NASDAQ: VJET), a provider of high-speed, large-format 3D printers and on-demand parts services, closed its Voxeljet FY 2021 with revenues of €24.826 million, up 15% from €21.567 in the previous year.
Wayland Additive has announced that it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with EWI Inc. The purpose of the MOU is to solidify the joint collaboration between the two parties with the stated intention of EWI purchasing a Calibur3 system, which will be installed and run at EWI’s Buffalo Manufacturing Works facility in the USA with full support from Wayland.
Boeing unveiled a new high-throughput small satellite production, integration and test facility designed for efficiency and rapid delivery timelines.
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