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Divergent 3D Partners with SLM Solutions to Scale Up Divergent Manufacturing Platform

Divergent 3D, the startup that has been pioneering the use of metal AM in automotive production, has entered into a Strategic Development Partnership with SLM Solutions Group, one of the world’s leading 3D metal printing equipment manufacturers. The agreement is finalized toward scaling up of Divergent 3D’s disruptive Divergent Manufacturing …

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Automotive Parts Manufacturer Turns to OMNI3D 3D Printer for €370K Savings and 13 Week Cut in Lead Time

Thanks to additive manufacturing,POLGAR KFT, a Hungarian manufacturer of parts for the automotive industry, saved €370,000 and 13 weeks of lead time! The functional prototype of a train seat was printed using FFF technology on the Factory 2.0 industrial 3D printer from Polish manufacturer OMNI3D. This project was carried out …

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World’s First Operational 3D Printed Excavator Is Live at the IFPE Show in Las Vegas (Video)

For the past two years a conglomerate of trade associations, industry, government and academia have been collaborating on the world’s first operational 3D printed excavator. That project made a giant leap forward with the recent printing of a prototype that leveraged large-scale additive manufacturing technologies and further explores the feasibility …

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Daimler Acquires Ricoh AM S5500P Industrial SLS 3D Printer

Daimler, one of the world’s leading car manufacturers, has become the latest adopter of Ricoh’s first branded Additive Manufacturing (AM) printer. Renowned for its use of innovative 3D printing solutions, Daimler has chosen the RICOH AM S5500P – a high-end polymer sintering production machine – to further advance its rapid …

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Official Hyperloop Pod Competition Features Some Amazing Prototypes

Over the last week, 27 teams have been on site at SpaceX in preparation for this weekend’s Hyperloop Pod Competition just outside SpaceX headquarters in Hawthorne, CA. The purpose of the competition is to help accelerate the development of a functional Hyperloop prototype and encourage student innovation by challenging university …

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