VDMA India hosts additive manufacturing symposium

While automotive and electronics at present lead in terms of overall market share as well as growth of 3D printing adoption, other sectors like medical, industrial, architecture, etc are also gearing up for AM technology, observed speakers at the symposium. Read more...

VDMA India organises additive manufacturing symposium in Bengaluru

Symposium discussed advantages of 3D printing and new avenues of growth for additive manufacturing - the market for which in India is expected to hit $ 79 million in products and services by the end of 2021. Read more...

Why does surface finishing matter in metal 3D printing?

3D printing is quick, incredibly accurate and low cost. But the trade-off is a slightly rougher surface. Emily Newton explains why surface finishing matters so much in metal 3D printing. Read more...

Igus offers iglidur I151 for FDA-compliant parts in food technology

The company has developed a blue, food-compatible tribo-filament for cost-effective 3D printing of special parts Read more...

Construction Technology: The need of the hour!

CW is organising the CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY SUMMIT on July 22-23, 2021, virtually to identify proven, innovative and globally established construction technologies. Read more...

German firm Igus makes 3D printed tribo-components intelligent

Additive manufacturing meets industry 4.0. A world's first: sensors integrated in printed components indicate maintenance requirements and warn of overload. Read more...

What to expect for auto manufacturing sector in 2021?

As auto industry starts to rebound (after witnessing a slowdown during pandemic), Nitin Lall, GM, Industrial Technique, Atlas Copco, lists down a few technology trends that will transform the automotive manufacturing industry in 2021 Read more...

igus develops stable SLS material for 3D printing of components

No plastic waste is produced as the excess powder can be used several times and printed parts can be recycled. The parts made of the new SLS powder - like all igus materials - need no additional lubrication and are very structurally stable. Read more...

igus bags 2021 German Design Award for new adapter for the Module Connect interface concept

With the help of the Module Connect adapter, the entire assembly can be connected quickly. This means that it is only plugged in once and locked once. The self-coding of the Module Connect excludes the possibility of errors. In this way, we reduce the installation time from several hours to minutes. Read more...

Igus to deliver 3D printed lubrication-free components worldwide

Motion plastics specialist, igus, last year has delivered around 120,000 additively manufactured components comprising wear-resistant functional components, prototypes and easily configurable replacement parts. Read more...

Top 3 trends for Indian manufacturing sector in 2021

With India expected to be among the top three manufacturing destinations before 2025, Masatomo Nishizaki, BU Head – Smart Manufacturing, NEC Corporation India, predicts top three manufacturing trends to watch out for in 2021. Read more...

With 2 component 3D printing igus offers design freedom

The solution of two-component printing (2K) allows tribo-filaments to be combined with carbon fibre-reinforced filaments. This makes not only a low-wear component, but also one that is extremely resilient. Read more...

MAHLE, Trumpf & Porsche collaborate to make 3D printed aluminium pistons

The bionic design reduces piston weight and increases maximum engine speed. It saves material and has the potential to make the 3D printed piston up to 20 percent lighter than its conventionally manufactured counterpart while increasing rigidity. Read more...

igus to provide 3D printed wear resistant plastic parts in 3 days

Production-ready, long-lasting special parts can be produced using 3D printer, helps increase design freedom in the automotive industry. Read more...

Intech’s metal 3D printers will serve entire spectrum of industry: Sridhar Balaram

In conversation with Rakesh Rao, Sridhar Balaram, MD and Founder of Intech Additive Solutions, shares the advantages of additive manufacturing and the roadmap to make 3D printers a part of the industrial production line. Read more...

Pradeep Nair joins 3D printing firm Intech Additive Solutions

As Vice President –Hardware Sales (APAC & ME Asia), Pradeep Nair will be primarily responsible for the business development and sales of the company’s recently launched iFusion series of Metal 3D Printers Read more...

HP partners with Redington in India to produce ventilator parts using 3D printing

Two companies partnered to produce 3D printed 120,000 parts for AgVa Ventilators used in the treatment of COVID 19 patients. HP 3D printing technology reduces manufacturing time from 4-5 months to 24 days Read more...

Siemens’ 3D printers to help produce medical devices to fight Covid 19 threat

The company opens its Additive Manufacturing Network to enable the efficient execution of design and printing of medical equipment in response to COVID-19 pandemic. Read more...

HP and partners use 3D printing to produce critical parts to battle Covid 19

Initial applications being validated and finalised for industrial production include face masks, face shields, mask adjusters, nasal swabs, hands-free door openers, and respirator parts Read more...

Igus 3D printing service: Low wear plastic parts in 3 days

Production-ready, long-lasting special parts from the 3D printer, increase design freedom in the automotive industry Read more...

DMG MORI launches LASERTEC 125 3D hybrid additive manufacturing machine

DMG MORI, a leading machine tool manufacturer, has launched its new hybrid additive manufacturing system, named the LASERTEC 125 3D hybrid. Read more...

Wipro 3D develops India's first metal 3D printing machine with IISc

Wipro 3D, the additive manufacturing (AM) business of Wipro Infrastructure Engineering (WIN), and the Indian Institution of Science (IISc) have jointly developed the country's first industry grade metal additive 3D printing machine. Read more...

ZEISS AMcontrol monitors the powder bed in a 3D printing process

IMTEX Forming 2020, ZEISS AMcontrol now enables the quality of the powder bed to be observed and analysed during the 3D printing process. A uniformly distributed and trouble-free powder bed is essential for a stable and reliable additive manufacturing (AM) process. Read more...

Objectify Technologies participates in Formnext 2019, showcases AM solutions

With this participation, the company explored opportunities, learned about 3D printing from the global community and studied demand in specific European countries. Read more...

Objectify Technologies to showcase AM solutions in Formnext 2019

With this participation, the company aims to explore opportunities, learn about 3D printing from the global community and study demand in specific European countries. Read more...

SCHUNK offers 3D printing service for engineering components

Upload data, select material and quantity, send order – like with an online photo service, designers and systems planners at the SCHUNK 3D-Printservice can quickly and easily commission gripping system and clamping technology components for additive production. Read more...

Kennametal uses 3D printing technology to develop lightweight stator bore tool

This tool is ideal for e-mobility components that are typically machined on smaller, low horsepower CNC machining centers which require lighter weight tooling solutions Read more...

“Human factor will be very vital for smart manufacturing”

Smart manufacturing, which uses production and sensor data in conjunction manufacturing technologies, enables multifold increase in productivity and efficiency of the plant. Read more...

Supreme Industries speeds development cycle with 3D printing

To avoid the unpredictable nature of manual prototyping and add stability to the process, Supreme opted for 3D printing which has helped it reduce product development time and cost, and improve quality. Read more...

Musashi Seimitsu and KeraCel join hands for 3D printed batteries

Musashi Seimitsu’s strategic investment in KeraCel will accelerate development of its additive manufacturing solid state battery technology to high volume production. Read more...

Graphmatec achieves world-record values for conductive engineering plastics

Currently, the process is under scaling-up and first products are planned to be a highly conductive plastic filament for 3D printing Read more...

ILO1 lightweight technology to be exhibited at Hannover Messe 2019

At the joint exhibition stand Lightweight Technologies from Baden-Württemberg in Hall 5, C18 at Hannover Messe, the new ILO1 can be seen for the first time as a world premiere. Read more...

igus introduces wide range of new products for Indian industries

The range of products will include control cables with heavy duty connectors, motor control system, cylindrical bearings and flange bearings among others Read more...

Machine tool sector is taking keen interest in 3D printing

3D printing represents a growing interest for the machine tool sector in India. In fact, While up to few years ago 3D printing was mainly focused on prototyping, it is now used in mass customised production, specifically in aerospace, automotive, defense, healthcare, etc. Read more...

Stratasys and NTTF launch additive manufacturing certification course in India

Launched at Stratasys India User Forum, the training program is designed to help students to learn new technologies in 3D printing and make them future industry ready. Read more...

Etihad Airways Engineering to use Bigrep 3D printers for MRO

The airline to install large-scale 3D printer BigRep ONE to print parts and tooling, followed by a next generation BigRep EDGE industrial 3D printer to develop, test and certify material for aircraft parts Read more...

3D Systems transforming foundries with new 3D printing solution

Its ProJet MJP 2500 IC eliminates the cost and time of tooling and storage with 3D printed wax patterns that can be used seamlessly in existing foundry casting processes. Read more...

EOS and UseTree team receive Red Dot design award

As part of their software suite, EOS with EOSPRINT 2 offers an intuitive, open and productive data preparation tool designed to assign and optimise build parameters for CAD data for 3D printing Read more...

PyroGenesis builds additive manufacturing metal powder production facility

The facility will be strictly dedicated to the production of plasma atomised Ti-6Al-4V powders, primarily targeting the aerospace and biomedical industries Read more...

Komet Group innovates cutting tools using metal 3D printing technology

The use of the Renishaw technology to manufacture the tools allows geometries to be produced that would be almost impossible by conventional means Read more...

Lasers and photonics show for precision engineering to be held in Bengaluru

Upcoming trade fair LASER World of PHOTONICS INDIA to bring laser and optical solutions best suited for the Indian automotive market Read more...

Stratasys launches F123 series 3D printers in India

F123 series printer is easy to operate and maintain, at all stages of prototyping, from concept and validation to functional performance Read more...

Renishaw to showcase latest smart factory solutions at IMTS 2018

Visitors will see the latest developments in Renishaw software, which deliver improved ease-of-use as metrology moves closer to the point of manufacture on the shop floor Read more...

I see huge potential for Universal Robots in India

As robots are taking on more ‘human’ capabilities and traits such as sensing, dexterity, memory and trainability, Universal Robots’ cobots (collaborative robots) are helping companies to raise productivity by combining human skill with robotic technology. Read more...

Stratasys hosts application summit for 3D printing in Bangalore

The company has launched new 3D printing solutions with standards for realism, colour and speed to India Read more...

NITI Aayog to spend Rs 600 cr on Atal Tinkering Labs in 3000 schools

Schools will receive a grant of Rs 20 lakh spread over the next five years to establish ATLs and provide access to the young innovators to technologies like 3D printing, robotics, IoT and microprocessors Read more...

Dassault Systèmes’ 3DEXPERIENCE TWIN helps manufacturers save cost

The company hosted an event, ‘Manufacturing in the age of experience’, in Chennai focusing on synchronization of virtual and real time manufacturing through 3DEXPERIENCE TWIN Read more...

India can be one of the top 3 manufacturing destinations by 2020

The manufacturing sector has the potential to grow six-fold by 2025 up to $ 1 trillion, creating up to 90 million jobs. Read more...

3D Printing: Adding a new dimension to manufacturing

Though automotive companies are using additive manufacturing (AM) to make limited products, its usage will increase with evolution in product and supply chain requirements. In this ever evolving market, Rakesh Rao says that AM can become a potential game changer for future operations of automotive businesses.On June 5, 2017, ISRO created a history by launching India's heaviest rocket carrying communication satellite GSAT-19 from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikot. The GSAT-19 has bee Read more...

Future lies in modular manufacturing

When GSAT19 communications satellite was launched in July 2017, India’s first ever additively manufactured functional component went into space. The AM component was jointly engineered by EOS and Wipro. Read more...

PlastIndia conference to focus on sustainability and profitability

With the economy recovering and heading for an upbeat growth, companies are optimistic about new business opportunities. True to the spirit of rejoicing the recovery, PlastIndia International Conference 2018, to be held at Gandhinagar (Gujarat) from February 8-9, will embark on an interesting voyage to discover ways for sustainability and profitability with the theme “Empowering sustainable and profitable growth”. Read more...

IoT is revolutionising the way businesses function

…says Abhimanyu Prabhavalkar, VP of Oracle’s IoT Applications Cloud Service and IoT Cloud Service Platform development organisation, who believes that IoT is helping many companies to improve the efficiency of their operations, sparking innovation to improving their products/services and discovering new business models. Read more...

FIT AG supports EOS solutions for additive manufacturing

Specialist manufacturer FIT AG invests in five EOS M 400-4 systems for manufacturing metal components via industrial 3D printing. Read more...

Summit on mechanical engineering marks 125 years of VDMA

German Engineering Federation (VDMA), which completed 125 years, recently organised its mechanical engineering summit in Bangalore that was attended by more than 220 people. Read more...

Lasers have a bright future in India

Gauging from the response to Laser World of Photonics India 2017 event one could conclude that laser technology is fast gaining traction in the manufacturing sector in India Read more...

Specialist manufacturer FIT AG trusts in EOS solutions for additive manufacturing factory

FIT AG, specialist for Additive Manufacturing (AM) solutions, is expanding its industrial 3D printing capacities and investing in five EOS M 400-4 systems. The EOS solutions will be part of a factory with 4,200 m² of floor space, specially designed for serial production using industrial 3D printing technology. Read more...

EOS presents new periphery module IPCM M pro for easy and secure material handling

EOS, the world's leading technology supplier in the field of industrial 3D printing of metals and polymers, introduces the material handling solution IPCM M pro for its well-established EOS M 290 system. Read more...

Metal 3D Printing is being increasingly adopted by the industry

Vikas Khanvelkar, M.D, DesignTech Systems Ltd, showcases an interesting perspective on the Indian machine tool industry. Read more...

OR Laser reports incredible market response to Orlas Creator Metal AM Platform

The recent Formnext exhibition in Frankfurt proved to be an exceptional launch pad for OR Laser’s new direct metal additive manufacturing platform, where the company experienced higher than expected levels of interest – and direct pre-orders. Read more...