Additive Manufacturing Industry News | Week 29 | 2022

Additive Manufacturing Industry News | Week 29 | 2022

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.

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 inauguration of 3D printing facility at Bengaluru Airport by Peekay Group; Closing of USD 100 M fund by AM Ventures to support industrial 3D printing; partnership between 3D systems and Fleet Space to 3D printing satellites patch antennas; launch of Cura 5.1 by Ultimaker  and CloudPrint™ 2.0 by MakerBot.

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Peekay Group inaugurates 3D Printing Facility at Bengaluru Airport City

Chairman of Peekay Group, Mr.P.K.Ahammed, inaugurated the 3D Printing Facility of Peekay Steels at Bengaluru Airport City in a function. The center will be used to train technology experts in 3D printing.

AM Ventures to support industrial 3d printing with new fund infusion of USD 100 M

AM Ventures have recently closed a $100 million fund focusing specifically on commercial 3D printing and industrial start-ups.

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3D Systems And Fleet Space Partner To 3d Print Patch Antennas For Satellites

3D Systems announced a new collaboration with Fleet Space Technologies which has led to the production of innovative RF patch antennas for use on their Alpha satellite constellation.

CASTOR launching a new capability that identifies parts for AM using 2D drawings

CASTOR released the latest innovation to its parts identification software which has the ability to automatically analyze 2D drawings, both technically and economically, and to provide recommendations on 3D printing.

Velo3D Partners with Hartech Group to Distribute its End-to-end Solution and Deliver a Turn-key Process for Federal Government Customers

Velo3D and Hartech Group, an advanced technology equipment supplier for the U.S. federal government announced a partnership to distribute Velo3D’s technology to government agencies, including the Department of Defense.

MakerBot launched New MakerBot CloudPrint™ 2.0

MakerBot announced a major upgrade to its print preparation and management solution MakerBot CloudPrint™, that has improved features for print preparation and workspace management.

Ultimaker launched Cura 5.1 with metal FFF printing feature

Ultimaker launched Cura 5.1 with metal FFF printing feature better supports, and improved surface quality.

Department of Energy Awards $3 Million to polySpectra and Fortify to Advance 3D Printed Tooling

Fortify and polySpectra announced strategic funding from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) aimed at decarbonizing the U.S. industrial sector, advancing clean energy manufacturing, and improving America’s economic competitiveness and workforce diversity.

Russell Compact Sieve® skyrockets efficiency at New Balance additive manufacturing center

Russell Compact Sieve® paired with innovative ultrasonic technology increases throughput and prototype iteration at New Balance.

University of Maine researchers deploy new tool to build affordable housing: giant 3D printer

University of Maine scientists have developed a groundbreaking solution to the lack of affordable housing using construction 3D printing. In which they will use wood fiber as a materials using a giant 3D printer for housing solutions.

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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.