SLM Solutions Group AG, a global provider of metal-based additive manufacturing technology, achieved significant sales growth during the first nine months of 2015 and further bolstered its intake of new machine orders, according to a release from the company.
WASHINGTON — Three co-founders of suborbital vehicle developer XCOR Aerospace who recently left the company have established a new company, one that was inspired by some of the development challenges they faced at XCOR.
Cranial implants need to meet many highly stringent criteria. In the case of an Argentine patient who required a particularly large implant after stroke-related surgery, the project called for a level of design that was as close to perfect as one can imagine: from the highest degree of precision and compatibility to the integration of biological functions.
The Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, FCA US LLC, and the foundry giant, Nemak of Mexico, are combining their strengths to create lightweight powertrain materials that will help the auto industry speed past the technological roadblocks to its target of 54.5 miles per gallon by 2025.
October’s 3rd Additive Aerospace Summit provided a comprehensive view on the latest in additive manufacturing, as well problems emerging in the landscape as AM technology continues to advance. Featuring presentations on everything from 3D-printed drones, cars and sternums to increasingly lighter-weight alloys optimized for aviation, the event provided a unique insight into the diversity of applications covered by the AM industry.
Inside a suburban Los Angeles industrial building that once served as an R&D facility for Japanese automotive giant Nissan, natural midday light spills through the windows.