A high-frequency radio frequency quadrupole manufactured from electrolytic tough pitch (ETP) copper as part of the I.FAST Project.

Trumpf facilitates printing of large copper components

24 November 2022

The TruPrint 5000 Green Edition can produce copper components for parts such as electric motors or heat exchangers

The new production lines can physically and digitally map the entire AM process chain via digital twins (Image: Siemens Digital Industries)

Two additive manufacturing production lines installed in Germany

22 November 2022

The new lines have been established at Siemens Energy’s gas turbine plant in Berlin, and at Toolcraft AG’s headquarters in Georgensgmünd

The new system offers an extended 1.5m build envelope in the z-axis to accomodate even larger parts than its predecessor, the NXG XII 600.

Formnext 2022: SLM demonstrates capabilities of new NXG XII 600E system

17 November 2022

SLM has already accepted its first order for the new system for use in the defence sector

New automation technologies and upgraded multi-laser performance make the upgraded system well-suited to series production. (Image: Trumpf)

Formnext 2022: Trumpf upgrades TruPrint 1000 for series production

16 November 2022

Automation technologies and upgraded multi-laser performance make the new system suited to series production

One of the new alloys, Titanium 6242, is material currently in demand by the aerospace, motorsports and energy industries. (Image: Trumpf)

Formnext 2022: Trumpf demonstrates expanded selection of powder alloys

16 November 2022

The firm is presenting the potential of new titanium, aluminium, stainless steel and tool steel alloys for additive manufacturing.

The new software gives engineers ‘unprecedented’ power and control over geometry, build-specific toolpathing and laser parameters. (Image: Dyndrite)

Formnext 2022: Dyndrite launches LPBF end-user software

15 November 2022

The new software gives engineers ‘unprecedented’ power and control over geometry, build-specific toolpathing and laser parameters

Formnext will bring together around 600 exhibitors and 18,000 visitors to discuss the latest innovations in additive manufacturing. (Image: Mesago) 

Five trends expected at Formnext 2022

11 November 2022

Some of the key additive manufacturing highlights LSE anticipates at Formnext this year

Trumpf UK's VariMODE beam shape control will be used to mitigate the risks associated with build failure. (Image: Trumpf)

TWI and Trumpf UK using variable beam mode technology to optimise LPBF

09 November 2022

The resultant solution will enable dynamic optimisation of advanced process parameters and scan strategies

Using ultrafast bursts of low-intensity pulses, researchers are able to add new functionalities inside semiconductor chips. (Image: Andong Wang)

Ultrafast lasers increase functionality of semiconductor chips

08 November 2022

The method could exploit the sub-wafer surface space of chips to achieve higher integration densities and deliver extra functionality

Integration of AI into laser cutting and welding could increase their overall efficiency by 25 per cent. (Image: Fraunhofer ILT)

Research project integrating AI into laser cutting & welding

07 November 2022

The partners estimate integration of AI into laser cutting and welding will increase their overall efficiency by 25 per cent

Wielding a handheld laser welder with a cobot enables highly precise, automated welds to be made when needed. (Image: Cobot Systems)

Cobot-assisted 'handheld' laser welding solution to be shown at Fabtech 2022

02 November 2022

The solution is suited towards high-variety, low-volume, production runs, and can be used for both seam and spot welding

Schematic of the proposed synergetic optimisation strategy to reduce deformation in LPBF (Image: Takezawa et al.)

New design strategy to reduce deformation in AM parts

01 November 2022

Deformations caused by residual stresses in AM parts could be reduced by up to 40%