Additive Manufacturing Industry News | Week 35 | 2022

Additive Manufacturing Industry News | Week 35 | 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 a major development in acquisition of SLM Solutions by Nikon; launch of 3D printed running shoes 4DFWD by adidas; use of Velo3D metal additive manufacturing technology to build world’s fastest aircraft by Hermeus, NASA Researchers developing an Interim In Situ Additive Manufacturing Inspection method for AM; expansion of ADAXIS in India and more

Nikon to acquire SLM Solutions to grow their digital manufacturing business

Nikon Corporation to launch a public take over of SLM solutions.  SLM Solution will become a part of Nikon’s digital manufacturing strategy and enhance SLM’s ability to stay at the forefront of metal Additive Manufacturing .

Nikon to acquire SLM Solutions to grow their digital manufacturing business

Adidas 4DFWD – The All New 3D Printed Running Shoe

Adidas takes a step into the future with the launch of the adidas 4DFWD, the company’s most advanced 3D printed running shoe. The shoe is the first to break through a barrier that has long prevented runners from reaching their full potential.

Hermeus to Build World’s Fastest Aircraft with Velo3D Sapphire Printers

Velo3D announced that Hermeus, a company developing hypersonic aircraft for defense and commercial applications, has acquired its metal additive manufacturing solution for development of world’s fastest aircraft.

Hermeus' Quarterhorse aircraft Source : Hermeus

India based SimpliForge Creations Successfully Installs 3D Printed Sun Bench

India’s leading robotic construction 3D printing company, SimpliForge Creations, has successfully installed 3D printed sun bench. The project has been completed in partnership with Charvitha Medows and Apsuja Infratech.

ADAXIS expands into Indian Additive Manufacturing Market

ADAXIS announced to expand ADAXIS’ horizons in India, Middle East, and other APAC countries by exploring new business opportunities for large scale additive manufacturing of polymers, metals, and concrete.

Incubation Centre of RRCAT and IIT Indore in collaboration launched “Certificate Course on Additive Manufacturing: Principle, Technologies & Applications”

The Incubation Centre of RRCAT and IIT Indore in collaboration have launched “Certificate Course on Additive Manufacturing: Principle, Technologies & Applications”. The course offers 48 hours of extensive learning and one week immersion program with hand-on experience in the IIT-Indore and RRCAT additive manufacturing labs.

NASA Researchers developed an Interim In Situ Additive Manufacturing Inspection method for AM

Researchers at NASA Marshall Space Flight Center have developed a novel method for interim, in situ dimensional inspection of additively manufactured parts.

igus Launched New SLS Material for Chemical and Wear Resistance

igus launched new iglide powder material is aimed at laser sintering of food-grade components that are self-lubricating, resilient, and resistant to a range of chemicals.

Cornell Univeristy Prof. Sadaf Sobhani and industry partners Lithoz America and Dimensional Energy wins $50,000 FuzeHub grant to 3D print for clean energy reactors

Sadaf Sobhani, assistant professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, is leading a $50,000 FuzeHub grant in partnership with ceramic 3D-printing company Lithoz America and energy startup Dimensional Energy. The aim of the grant is to forward research on clean energy reactors.

Illinois researchers developed a method to 3D print carbon nanotubes

Researchers in the Lyding Group discovered an efficient, sustainable method for 3D-printing single-walled carbon nanotube films, a versatile, durable material that can transform how we explore space, engineer aircraft, and wear electronic technology.

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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.