Pitt is the only university in the U.S. with this giant 3D printer for metal

The University of Pittsburgh is in exclusive company with a new state-of-the-art technology — the first Gefertec arc605 3D printer at any university in the U.S, thanks to funding from the Department of Energy and U.S. Army. The printer makes use of welding, melting wire made from metals like stainless steel, titanium and aluminum alloys and depositing it layer by layer. Pitt’s new Gefertec arc605 is much faster than previous metal 3D printers, which used lasers and metal powder.

SLAS Technology’s August Issue “Review of Low-Cost 3D Bioprinters: State of the Market and Observed Future Trends” Now Available

The August edition of SLAS Technology features the cover article, “Review of Low-Cost 3D Bioprinters: State of the Market and Observed Future Trends” by Anh Tong, Quang Long Pham, Ph.D., Paul Abatemarco, Austin Mathew, Dhruv Gupta, Siddharth Iyer and Roman Voronov (New Jersey Institute of Technology Newark College of Engineering, Newark, NJ, USA).

Magnum Venus Products licenses ORNL co-developed additive manufacturing technologies

The Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory has licensed two additive manufacturing-related technologies that aim to streamline and ramp up production processes to Knoxville-based Magnum Venus Products, Inc., a global manufacturer of fluid movement and product solutions for industrial applications in composites and adhesives.

A Great New Way to Paint 3D-Printed Objects

Rutgers engineers have created a highly effective way to paint complex 3D-printed objects, such as lightweight frames for aircraft and biomedical stents, that could save manufacturers time and money and provide new opportunities to create “smart skins” for printed parts. The findings are published in the journal ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces.