Metal 3D Printing & Additive Manufacturing

Posted by 3DEO on Feb 20, 2018 11:27:07 AM

What is Metal Additive Manufacturing? An Introduction & Benefits of AM

3D printing, also known as additive manufacturing (AM), is one of the most exciting manufacturing technologies talked about today. We are now seeing a second modern wave of interest and enthusiasm for 3D printing with advances appearing in news feeds everyday across markets including consumer, industrial, automotive, aerospace, medical, and many more.

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Topics: Design for 3D Printing, Metal 3D Printing, industry trends, stainless steel, additive manufacturing

Posted by 3DEO on Jan 4, 2018 10:17:21 AM

Why 67% of 3D Printing Customers are WAITING to Invest in AM

As the research from Dimension clearly demonstrates, most prospective 3D printing customers are waiting for big success stories prior to adopting the technology. The burden is on us, 3D printing companies, to showcase fantastic new applications of the technology.

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Topics: Manufacturing, Strategy, Metal 3D Printing, industry trends, additive manufacturing

Posted by 3DEO on Dec 19, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Overcoming the Top Metal 3D Printing Challenges

As technology improves and processes are refined, metal 3D printing has grown increasingly popular and accessible. But even as price points for 3D printers come down and new applications for additive manufacturing are discovered, challenges remain that prevent many companies from utilizing this innovative technology to its full potential.

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Topics: Design for 3D Printing, medical device, healthcare, surgical instruments, dental

Posted by 3DEO on Dec 1, 2017 11:00:00 AM

3D Printing in the Operating Room: How Metal Additive Manufacturing is Transforming Surgery

3D printing is being utilized in a variety of industries due to its high-quality customization capabilities and on-demand manufacturing, among other key benefits. Out in front among the sectors taking full advantage of additive manufacturing technology is the healthcare industry.

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Topics: Design for 3D Printing, medical device, healthcare, surgical instruments, dental

Posted by 3DEO on Nov 22, 2017 10:30:00 AM

FDA & Metal 3D Printing for Medical Devices: Where Compliance Meets Innovation

The U.S. medical device industry is considered by many to be one of the country’s most innovative business sectors. Not surprisingly, due to the nature of medical devices and the critical issues they address, it is also one of the most highly regulated.

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Topics: medical device, mass customization, mass personalization, healthcare, surgical instruments

Posted by 3DEO on Nov 14, 2017 2:00:00 PM

Article: Laser Sintering vs. Bulk Sintering in a Furnace - Pros and Cons

While laser sintering has received most of the attention in metal 3D printing to date, there are many new bulk sintering metal additive manufacturing processes entering the market. In most cases, these new technologies have the potential to dramatically lower costs in metal AM. As a result, we wrote up a short summary of the differences between laser sintering and bulk sintering, and highlighted the pros and cons of each.

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Topics: Metal 3D Printing, additive manufacturing, Sintering

Posted by 3DEO on Nov 10, 2017 12:42:35 PM

News: Intelligent Layering Puts 3DEO on Fast 3D-Print Track

We'd like to send a big thanks to Pam Waterman for the great article in RapidReady, a Digital Engineering publication.  Here are some highlights from the article:

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Topics: News, 17-4 PH

Posted by 3DEO on Nov 7, 2017 11:12:53 AM

3DEO in the News: EBN Online Article

Future-Proof On-Demand Supply Chain with 3D Printing

How do supply chain managers keep up with the Industry 4.0 revolution that’s decentralizing production through on-demand products and technologies like 3D printing?
 
3DEO president Matt Sand gives his thoughts in an article for EBN Online where he highlights the main value proposition for 3D printing in the supply chain -- on-demand manufacturing. 
 
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Topics: Manufacturing, Metal 3D Printing, supply chain, industry trends

Posted by 3DEO on Nov 7, 2017 9:00:00 AM

3 Tips for Meeting Consumer Demand for Mass Customization

Manufacturers are making headway in mass customization thanks to lean manufacturing, just-in-time inventory, and digital technologies like additive manufacturing.


Customizable consumer products can create production choke points in traditional manufacturing models. Additive manufacturing is one way to “unchoke” production for mass customization.

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Topics: Manufacturing, Design for 3D Printing, mass customization, additive manufacturing

Posted by 3DEO on Nov 2, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Personalization: 3D Printing’s Strategic Advantage in Medical Device Manufacturing

Additive manufacturing (aka 3D printing) has a singular, strategic advantage in the medical device market: personalization.

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Topics: Metal 3D Printing, medical device, mass personalization

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