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Additive manufacturing news, January 2016

3D printing composites with ultrasonic waves

A team of engineers at the University of Bristol has developed a new type of 3D printing that can print composite materials.

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AM powder metal specialist LPW Technology has developed Powderflow.

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Reseach and Markets suggests that the global 3D printing powder market could reach US$636.9 million by 2020, at a CAGR of 24.4% from 2015 to 2020.

Optomec has signed a distribution agreement with Dragonfly to expand sales of its 3D printers in Italy.

US Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory senior metallurgist Iver Anderson has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).

Planetary Resources and 3D Systems have 3D printed a logo using material from a pulverized, powdered and processed asteroid.

Does AM technology really herald the end of the traditional manufacturing industry?

A new report has been released which reviews the development of different technologies and related new applications for AM.

Lloyd’s Register has developed new certification guidance notes to help manufacturer achieve ‘best practice’ in metal additive manufacturing.

Croft Additive Manufacturing (CAM) and ESR Space have researched the use of additive manufacturing (AM) to develop bespoke spacecraft mechanisms.

Louis Davis, AM consultant, has created a diagram setting out the various machines and processes now available in AM.

Arcam reports that its CEO, Magnus René, will temporarily lead the Arcam Group from the office in Woburn, MA, in order to focus on the US market.

AP&C, the powder manufacturing subsidiary of Arcam, has appointed Alain Dupont as president effective from January 12, 2016.

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