Additive Manufacturing


MT Ortho harnesses additive technology to manufacture customized prostheses for cranioplasty and bone cancer patients

MT Ortho - kyphoplasty procedure.
(Photo: MT Ortho, GEADPR039)Until just a few years ago only standardized, conventionally manufactured prostheses - or in very limited cases customized prostheses - were available for patients with bone tumors.

Miele selects high-flow ABS grade ELIX 118HF for its new battery-powered vacuum cleaner model Triflex HX 1

Miele selects high-flow ABS grade ELIX 118HF for its new battery-powered vacuum cleaner model Triflex HX 1.
(Photo: Miele, PR057)High-end domestic appliance producer Miele & Cie. KG (Miele) has selected ELIX Polymers’ high-flow ABS grade 118HF for its new battery-powered vacuum cleaner model, the Triflex HX1. ELIX Polymers developed the grade specifically for the application, with improved rheological properties that enable a reduction of wall thickness of the vacuum cleaner housing parts. ELIX Polymers, headquartered in Tarragona, Spain, is a leading manufacturer of ABS (Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene) resins and derivatives.

Reimagining knee replacements with additive technology and artificial intelligence

Tibial plates printed on Arcam Q10plus. 
(Photo: GE Additive, GEADPR038)Italian medical implant manufacturer REJOINT is introducing mass customization and therapy personalization through a combination of Electron Beam Melting (EBM) and computerized analysis of intraoperative and post-operative data collection through IoT-connected sensorized wearables.

GA-ASI completes first test flight with metal 3D-printed part

Case Summary - Image Credit: GA-ASIGE Additive AddWorks has been supporting GA-ASI’s strategy for scaling metal additive technology across its portfolio of RPA platforms.

US Air Force and GE’s collaboration on metal additive reaches first technology milestone with 3D printed sump cover for F110 engine

Additively manufactured, cobalt-chrome sump cover for F110 engine. Produced on a GE Additive Concept Laser M2 machine at the GE Additive Technology Center in Cincinnati, as part of collaboration with the US Air Force’s Rapid Sustainment Office (RSO). 
(Photo: GE Additive, GEADPR035)In mid-2019, GE Additive and GE Aviation approached the US Air Force to propose a metal additive collaboration program to address its specific sustainment, readiness and affordability needs.

DOMO Chemicals and ZARE boost Sinterline® 3D-printed parts manufacturing

Sinterline PA6 powders for SLS additive manufacturing: Easy processability, repeatability and superior mechanical and thermal performance to accelerate the markets transformation.
Photo courtesy of DOMO Chemicals.DOMO Chemicals, a leader in Selective Laser Sintering (SLS) materials innovation, is strengthening its position as a key player in the additive manufacturing sector by partnering with ZARE, a leading 3D-printed parts service bureau.

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