Monthly Archives: June 2019

Why Additive Manufacturing For The Aerospace Industry?

The aerospace industry has witnessed many changes in technologies aimed at light products, high quality products, reduced cycle times and the reduction of bottlenecks in the supply chain. 3D printing has been at the forefront of these promising technologies. The two main advantages being finance and applications. The process also has ecological attributes and effectively […]

Topology Optimized Design of Automotive Steering Bracket by Wipro 3D

In the highly competitive Auto industry, speed to market, high strength to weight ratios and fuel efficiency are some of the considerations that constantly drive engineers and designers. Additive Manufacturing (AM) aligns with the needs of the automotive industry, driving advances in vehicle design. In the automotive industry, additive manufacturing has become a high priority, […]

Rolls-Royce to manufacture aerospace parts with quad-laser technology

Rolls-Royce, a British manufacturer and distributor of power systems for aviation and automotive industries, has announced plans to 3D print aerospace parts with SLM Solutions quad-laser technology. The engineering giant is also joining SLM’s beta customer programme for future developments. Meddah Hadjar, CEO of SLM Solutions Group AG said, “Rolls-Royce is very advanced in additive layer manufacturing, […]

NAMIC joins AMTech 2019 as Association Partner

National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Cluster (NAMIC) Singapore will be collaborating as Association Partner in AMTech Expo 2019. This is the first step taken by both Indian 3D Printing Network (I3DPn) and NAMIC to foster international networking opportunities between the Additive Manufacturing ecosystem in India and Singapore. AMTech organized by I3DPn will be held at the […]

Indian 3D Printer manufacturer installs 3D printed sculpture at Mumbai International Airport

India-based 3D Printer manufacturer Fracktal Works have installed a fully 3D printed sculpture at the Mumbai International Airport, in partnership with London-based architectural studio Nudes and Folds Design Studios. Named “Jhada”, the installation spans over 8ft high and 6ft in breadth and comprises of 61 individual FFF pieces assembled onto a metal structural column. This model is said […]

Impact of 3D Printing on the Jewellery industry

In recent years, 3D printing has developed significantly and can now perform crucial roles in many applications, with the most important being manufacturing, medicine, architecture, custom art and design. The current growth of 3D printing — also known as additive manufacturing — is due to the development of customized parts, prototyping, product designing, and concept modeling, the technology is […]

Michelin and General Motors develop new airless 3D printed fully recyclable car tire ‘Uptis Prototype’

Michelin and GM, two companies that have been making very significant investments in additive manufacturing just presented a disruptive concept for an airless, 3D printed fully recyclable car tire. The Uptis Prototype represents a major advancement toward achieving Michelin’s VISION concept, which was presented at the Movin’On Summit in 2017 as an illustration of Michelin’s strategy for […]

Design better and faster with Rapid Prototyping

Rapid Prototyping (RP) technology has been developing rapidly in the past ten years. It has emerged as the quick process to create products using 3D printing or additive manufacturing technology. This technology significantly improves the present prototyping practices in industry. By realizing the potential of Rapid Prototyping for prototyping applications, a large number of processes […]

3D Systems Advancing High Performance Automotive Sector with Leading Industry-specific Workflow Solutions

3D Systems recently announced two customers – Rodin Cars and Stewart-Haas Racing – that are using the company’s plastic and metal 3D printing solutions to dramatically improve speed and performance in their cars. With the help of 3D Systems, Rodin Cars and Stewart-Haas Racing, two industry leaders, can rapidly create durable parts — including design and prototyping […]