New Fiber Patch Placement concepts for aerospace

Fiber Patch Placement (FPP) has become the preferred technology for the automated production of complex fiber composite components. The additive manufacturing of components with suitably-sized patches is used especially in the aerospace and automotive industries, for medical devices and sports equipment. In close cooperation with leading manufacturers of components for the aerospace industry, Cevotec further Read more about New Fiber Patch Placement concepts for aerospace[…]

“Open House” at SLM Solutions on August 25, 2018

SLM Solutions Group AG is holding an "Open House” in Estlandring 4, Lübeck-Genin, from 12 noon to 4 p.m. on August 25, 2018. Visitors will get interesting insights behind the scenes of one of the leading manufacturers of metal-based 3D printing. In addition, guests can expect a varied program for the whole family. The approximately Read more about “Open House” at SLM Solutions on August 25, 2018[…]

Big Summer Sale 2018: 50% off ALL* CUR3D licenses

…until 2018-08-31 you can get with us EVERY* CUR3D license for half the price. In addition, we are giving away a CraftUnique CraftBot Plus among the first 10 buyers. Also for our existing customers this offer applies: Extend your CUR3D license to the Summer Sale price and receive the selected license automatically at the end of Read more about Big Summer Sale 2018: 50% off ALL* CUR3D licenses[…]

Digitalization in Manufacturing: High Performance 3D Printed Tools and Spare Parts

The global smart manufacturing market size was valued at USD 172,34 billion in 2016 and is expected to witness significant growth over the forecast period of 2018-2025*. With the advent of new advanced technologies, it is believed that we are on the verge of an industrial era, which can fundamentally change the global manufacturing industry. Read more about Digitalization in Manufacturing: High Performance 3D Printed Tools and Spare Parts[…]

High-temperature components made from 1.4828

The Wohlers Report 2018 confirms the rapid growth in the sale of metal laser melting machines, with turnover in 2017 having risen by 80 percent compared with the previous year. toolcraft is part of this trend and focuses on continuously improving its work in the area of additive manufacturing and on increasing its capacity in Read more about High-temperature components made from 1.4828[…]

Weight and cost reductions during 3D metal printing

Metal laser melting can be used to manufacture complex and efficient lightweight structures. This is particularly beneficial in sectors such as the aerospace and motorsport industries, where every gram counts. Last year, toolcraft decided to start using the Siemens NX software package, in order to improve its process chain, from design and construction to modifications Read more about Weight and cost reductions during 3D metal printing[…]

Scan System Intelligence for Mass Production

Well-timed for LASYS in Stuttgart, laser deflection and positioning technology leader SCANLAB GmbH announces series production of its high-end excelliSCAN scan system. This premium scan head proved its suitability for reliable industrial deployment in series micro-machining, and has now itself gone into series production. Last but not least, the scan head’s built-in intelligence predestines it Read more about Scan System Intelligence for Mass Production[…]

SLM Solutions at Rapid.Tech 2018: Rapid Prototyping in Series Production

SLM Solutions Group AG will exhibit and give a presentation at Rapid.Tech 2018. The leading producer of metal-based additive manufacturing technology is due to showcase its latest developments from June 5 – 7, 2018 in Erfurt at stand 2-313. Rapid.Tech + FabCon 3.D is the international trade fair where additive manufacturing specialists gather to showcase Read more about SLM Solutions at Rapid.Tech 2018: Rapid Prototyping in Series Production[…]

Chemical Resistance of FFF 3D Printed PEEK Parts

A wide variety of engineering fields use PEEK due to its excellent thermal, mechanical and chemical properties. The different grades of PEEK exhibit non-identical properties. Additionally, actual part properties may change due to processing method. Therefore, achieving successful results with 3D printing highly depends on three factors: 1. Temperature management system of the 3D printer 2. The filament Read more about Chemical Resistance of FFF 3D Printed PEEK Parts[…]

SLM® Manufacturing Technology at 3D PRINT 2018 in Lyon

SLM Solutions Group AG, a leading provider of metal-based additive manufacturing technology, is going to exhibit at 3D PRINT 2018 at booth C12 in Hall 1 from June 5 to 7. The Lübeck company is taking part as an exhibitor and program planner at the Congress Fair in Lyon. Visitors can expect a wide range Read more about SLM® Manufacturing Technology at 3D PRINT 2018 in Lyon[…]