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Metal Powder products, January 2019

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3D printed power generation

The US Department of Energy’s has awarded Michigan State University US$2.3 million to develop a metal heat exchanger using additive manufacturing (AM).

Extension of cutting tool grades

Cutting tool specialist Sandvik Coromant says that it has extended the range of application for its GC4330 and GC4340 steel milling grades.

SLM Solutions' (AM) machines have been selected by Rolls-Royce to help develop the manufacturer’s 3D printing capability for the aerospace market.

The Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology ILT is coordinating a project to develop multi-functional laser tools.

A cantilevered canopy made using graphene-based composite materials has won an Innovation Award.

NASA and rocket manufacturer Virgin Orbit have partnered to 3D print a space rocket combustion chamber.

Plansee has taken out a European patent for an internal protective layer for monolithic rotary targets.

DuPont Transportation & Advanced Polymers says that it has added more materials to the company’s range for 3D printing.

3D Metalforge, based in Singapore, has printed a metal tray using a small footprint AM 400 AM system from UK 3D printing company Renishaw.

Powder metal (PM) specialist Höganäs has partnered with UK gear manufacturer Dontyne Gears to develop improved driveline products.

Optomec, which makes metal 3D printing systems, has developed a new additive plugin for its LENS additive manufacturing machine.

Quintus Technologies has introduced a new hot isostatic press (HIP) that it says could reduce the number of steps required in additive manufacturing (AM).

The US Air Force Research Laboratory has joined with Israeli universities to discuss new technologies.

3D printing company Renishaw will be exhibiting its additive manufacturing (AM) products for medial applications at the RAPID + TCT 3D printing show.

Metal manufacturer Fomas Group is proud to announce that its subsidiary, Mimete, has started production of metal powders.

Sandvik Coromant has developed a version of its CoroMill 390, featuring a titanium alloy cutter body produced using additive manufacturing (AM).

AM company Renishaw has worked with a UK dental laboratory to help develop a 3D printing process to make improved removable partial dentures (RPD).

The Additive Manufacturing Users Group (AMUG) has revealed the three winners of AM technical competition.

Sabic says that its Ultem polyetherimide (PEI) resin has been used to make a range of lightweight spectacle frames.

Additive manufacturing (AM) Renishaw has collaborated with two technology companies to use AM to produce spinal implants.

Hardmetal specialist has developed a 3D printed electric guitar that it says is ‘unsmashable’.

Logistics company PostNord AB has continued a partnership with GKN Powder Metallurgy to order metal 3D printed parts.

PostProcess Technologies has developed a new system to help support structure and resin removal on 3D printed parts.

3D Systems says that three companies have acquired its 3D printing software and machines.

3D printing company ExOne has formed a partnership with Catalysis Additive Tooling to develop a new process for 3D printed tooling.

Engel Austria and technology company Heraeus have reportedly joined forces to mass produce high tech components with amorphous metals.

Protolabs has added Inconel 718 to its list of direct metal laser sintering (DMLS) materials.

CRP Technology says that its Windform materials will no longer be sold to service bureaus for the toll-manufacture of 3D printing components.

GKN Automotive has introduced what it says is the world’s first battery electric vehicle (BEV) with a two-speed transmission and torque vectoring.

Sandvik Coromant says that it has introduced connectivity capability to its series of Silent Tools tool holders.

Haydale will be collaborating to investigate the feasibility of developing a graphene-based preheat solution for use on gas operational sites.

Hardide says that tests have shown that its nanostructured chemical vapor deposition (CVD) coating can extend the life of steam turbine blades.

UK additive manufacturing (AM) company Renishaw has built a 3D printed device that makes it easier to deliver a new drug into cells.

US heat treatment specialist Paulo has acquired a hot isostatic press (HIP) from Quintus Technologies.

3D printing specialist Optomec has introduced its new LENS CS 600 and CS 800 Controlled Atmosphere (CA) directed energy deposition (DED) systems.

The US Air Force says that a metallic 3D printed part has been installed on an operational F-22 Raptor.

3D printer manufacturer VELO3D says that its print preparation software, Flow, can now be used to make a greater range of parts.

Norsk Titanium and SAE have partnered to develop aerospace materials specifications.

UK space and aerospace company Orbex says that it has built what it says is the world’s largest metal rocket engine, 3D printed in a single piece.

3D printing company Desktop Metal has added 316L stainless steel to a list of metal powders for its office-friendly metal 3D printing system.

3D printing company EOS has worked with the Technical University of Munich to design a biomass burner.

Graphene specialist Haydale is developing functionalized inks using Haydale materials.

Injection molding company Arburg plans to display turnkey system built around two of its machines at the MECSPE trade fair.

Hypertherm, which makes industrial cutting systems has developed three new torch sleeves for XPR plasma cutting torches and lead sets.

The organizers of the Large Additive Subtractive Integrated Modular Machine (LASIMM) project say that the machine is now ready to test.

GKN Fokker has signed an agreement with Pratt & Whitney to produce metal composite parts for the F135 engine.

Tooling systems specialist Sandvik Coromant has developed a new tangential milling cutter.

Manufacturing consultant EWI has selected Granta’s MI software to coordinate its additive manufacturing (AM) work.

Union Process Inc, which specialises in particle size reduction and dispersing equipment has built a new grinder for its in-house pilot plant.

Jewelry materials specialist Cooksongold, part of the Heimerle + Meule Group has developed new powders and parameters for 3D printing.

Union Process has supplied a custom multi-tank lab Attritor System for grinding metal powders and advanced ceramics.

Boothroyd Dewhurst has introduced a new version of its Design for Manufacture and Assembly (DFMA) software.

Renishaw, has collaborated with University Dental Hospital of Wales, Cardiff, to produce custom maxillofacial implants and surgical guides.

Heat treatment company Quintus Technologies has reportedly supplied a HIP to Portland, OR, USA-based Stack Metallurgical Group.

An EU consortium have produced an aeroplane part made of graphene reinforced composite.

The mechanical and materials group at CERN has made use of automated depowdering units for cleaning laser melted metal parts.

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