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Digital transformation of operations and supply chains through the use of additive manufacturing

Dr. Siavash H. Khajavi and Prof. Jan Holmström explore the impact of additive manufacturing on supply chains in relation to digital inventories and spare parts and bridge manufacturing (also known as stopgap manufacturing). Read more

27 Apr 2021 08:07 , Guest Column

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Can powder testing accelerate the development of new feedstocks for AM?

The University of Exeter's Professor Oana Ghita offers thoughts on how an optimised testing strategy can make a big difference when it comes to developing new additive manufacturing powders. Read more

16 Apr 2021 09:14 , Guest Column

What to expect from the 2021 AMUG Conference

AMUG’s AM Industry Advisor Todd Grimm details what we can expect from this year’s Additive Manufacturing User Group Conference in Orlando, Florida. Read more

16 Apr 2021 08:32 Guest Column

Additive manufacturing and 3D printing safety

Joshua Evans, Applications Engineer and Head of Learning at BOFA International on maintaining a healthy and productive environment in additive manufacturing settings. Read more

1 Apr 2021 13:25 Guest Column

Supply Chain Complexity: Additive manufacturing in the post-COVID-19 era

University of Bristol's Dr Jennifer Johns on the opportunity for additive manufacturing in supply chain. Read more

8 Mar 2021 09:51 Guest Column

Distributed Production: What industries can learn from 3D printing's role in the fight against COVID-19

Markus Glasser, Senior Vice President EMEA at EOS explores how 3D printing’s role in fighting Coronavirus can help other industries in 2021 and beyond. Read more

12 Feb 2021 11:08 Guest Column

Better metal powder, better metal prints

Doug Brouse, VP of Strategic Partners and Alliances at Equispheres explains why the 'garbage in, garbage out' aphorism is as true of metal additive manufacturing as it is of computer software. Read more

1 Jan 2021 14:00 Guest Column

Re-designing education: "Additive manufacturing is just one spoke in the wheel"

Peter Gough at PrintCity, Manchester Metropolitan University talks about the university's fresh approach to admissions for its Industrial Digitalisation course. Read more

29 Dec 2020 10:00 Guest Column

3D printing industry poised to see stronger sales in 2021 and beyond

Market intelligence company CONTEXT says new technologies and pent-up demand will help accelerate the 3D printing market next year. Read more

23 Dec 2020 10:24 Guest Column

The right track: Angel Trains' James Brown on the standards 3D printing must reach before installation in the rail industry

James Brown, Data and Performance Engineer at Angel Trains, pens a column on compliance standards for 3D printed parts in the rail sector. Read more

23 Dec 2020 10:00 Guest Column

Is there a reliable way to assess the physical impact of powder re-use?

Freeman Technology Operations Manager Jamie Clayton discusses the impact of reusing metal additive manufacturing powders. Read more

23 Nov 2020 10:00 Guest Column

Can better storage and pre-treatment enhance additive manufacturing metal powder performance?

Freeman Technology Operations Director Jamie Clayton discusses the storage and treatment of metal additive manufacturing powders. Read more

30 Oct 2020 09:00 Guest Column

Promoting the sustainability benefits of additive manufacturing through research

Additive manufacturing's first sustainability focused trade association (AMGTA) on their plans to enhance AM’s environmental impact. Read more

20 Oct 2020 09:34 Guest Column

Is there a better way to specify powders for additive manufacturing?

Freeman Technology Operations Director Jamie Clayton discusses whether there is sufficient understanding of powder properties, printing efficiency and product quality to better specify 3D printing powders. Read more

30 Sep 2020 15:58 Guest Column

Additive manufacturing research within the High Value Manufacturing Catapult

The AMRC’s James Hunt on leveraging the UK’s AM research facilities to allow companies to de-risk their journey towards AM adoption. Read more

25 Sep 2020 10:00 Guest Column

Teamwork makes the 3D Printing dream work

TCT Expert Advisory Board member, RMIT University Additive Manufacturing (AM) Fellow and Managing Director of Additive Economics Alex Kingsbury on building an AM innovation centre. Read more

25 Sep 2020 09:00 Guest Column

Women in 3D Printing's Nora Touré on preparing for the unexpected in AM

Nora Touré, Director, Sales and Service Factory Operations at Fast Radius and Founder of Women in 3D Printing, on reaching - quite literally - new heights in her additive manufacturing career. Read more

4 Sep 2020 11:08 Guest Column

When it comes to 3D printing, how much sustainability is enough?

Nexa3D CEO Avi Reichental discusses how 3D printing addresses the three rules - reduce, reuse, recycle - of sustainability. Read more

17 Aug 2020 10:00 Guest Column

Is additive manufacturing the missing link in your supply chain?

MakerBot's VP Engineering Dave Veisz examines what learnings we can take from recent events to help build more resilient supply chains in the future. Read more

11 Aug 2020 09:30 Guest Column

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Dry process air in additive manufacturing - a decisive factor for powder quality and production process

ULT AG graduate engineer Florian Matthieu discusses the importance of controlling air quality in the additive manufacture of metal parts. Read more

31 Jul 2020 10:00 Guest Column