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  • Aeromet A20X aluminum powder

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    Aeromet Achieves High Strength Aluminum Powder for Additive Manufacturing

    Aeromet announced that its patented aluminum alloys powder A20X™ has achieved an ultimate tensile strength (UTS) of over 500 MPa — making it one of the strongest commercially available aluminum powders. A20X Powder was originally derived from the MMPDS-approved A20X casting alloy, which is in use by a global network of aerospace casting suppliers. The powder is […]

  • Desktop Metal - Studio Fleet parts

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    Desktop Metal Aims to Commercialize Office-Friendly Metal 3D Printers

    Desktop Metal in Burlington, Massachusetts, is moving to commercially develop its 3D printing technology for producing metal components in aluminum, titanium, stainless steels, etc. The company recently closed a $160 million funding round, led by Koch Disruptive Technologies (KDT), that will enable it to advance its technology. “We are at a critical juncture in the […]

  • AP&C to offer aluminum alloy F357 powder

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    AP&C to Offer Aluminum Alloy Powder for Additive Manufacturing

    AP&C, a GE Additive company, will begin production of F357 aluminum alloy powder for the additive manufacturing industry. The powder will be produced using AP&C’s proprietary Advanced Plasma Atomization (APA™) technology at its recently expanded facility in Saint-Eustache, Canada. This new, automated plant offers a full aluminum powder production capacity of 1,000 tons. The new F357 […]

  • Arconic - Lockheed Martin

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    Arconic and Lockheed Martin to Collaborate on 3D Printing Materials Development

    Arconic signed a two-year joint development agreement (JDA) with Lockheed Martin with the aim of realizing next-generation advanced materials and manufacturing processes. Together, the companies will develop customized lightweight material systems and advanced manufacturing processes, such as metal 3D printing, to advance current and next-generation aerospace and defense solutions — including new structures and systems not currently in […]

  • The materials characterization lab at Sintavia

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    Sintavia Develops Process for 3D Printing F357 Aluminum

    Sintavia, LLC, a leader in the metal additive manufacturing industry, developed full end-to-end parameters for producing 3D printed parts in F357 aluminum, as well as other Al-Si alloys, for use in precision manufacturing. The proprietary process for printing F357 aluminum powder was developed specifically to address aerospace and automotive industry needs for components with low […]

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    ORNL 3D-Printed Excavator Project Advances Additive Manufacturing R&D

    Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) researchers partnered with industry partners and university students to design and produce the world’s first 3D-printed excavator as part of Project Additive Manufactured Excavator (AME), which will focus on using metal additive manufacturing to develop heavy construction machinery. The prototype will leverage large-scale additive manufacturing technologies and explore the feasibility of printing with metal […]

  • UC Rusal

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    Rusal to Develop 3D Printing Technology for Aluminum Alloys

    UC Rusal and Sauer GmbH, a member of DMG MORI, a worldwide leading manufacturer of metal-cutting machine tools, signed an MOU to develop the 3D printing technology for industrial use of aluminum and aluminum alloys. According to the agreement, the 3D printing technology will be used to print aluminum parts applied by customers in the machinery-producing, aerospace, and […]

  • Alcoa

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    Alcoa Opens 3D Printing Metal Powder Plant

    Alcoa opened its state-of-the-art 3D printing metal powder production facility, located at the Alcoa Technology Center, the world’s largest light metals research center. The company plans to produce proprietary titanium, nickel, and aluminum powders optimized for 3D printed aerospace parts. Alcoa has also invested in a range of technologies to further develop additive processes, product design, […]