Quality Assurance: The quicker road to serial additive manufacturing

By Gregor Reischle and Christophe Blanc, TÜV SÜD Product Service Quality Assurance: The quicker road to serial additive manufacturing Comprehensive quality assurance is an imperative factor in serial production based on additive methods. In practice, however, lack of experience and expertise often cause failure in AM serial production. DIN SPEC 17071 provides guidance for users and […]

Saremco Dental AG releases CROWNTEC resin for 3D printed permanent dental restorations

Swiss dental resin manufacturer Saremco Dental AG has released a new photopolymer resin for 3D printed permanent restorations such as crowns, inlays, onlays, and veneers. Prior to its release, the CROWNTEC resin was subjected to routine conformity assessment services and premarketing by global certification firm TÜV SÜD, a notified body according to the EU’s Medical […]

UL publishes independent study on 3D printed polymer properties

Global safety certification company, UL, has published an independent study on the effects of 3D printing on polymer properties. The results of the study have been used to develop a framework to qualify materials for safety-critical industrial components. The Illinois-based company hopes the framework will aid individuals and companies across the AM supply chain in […]

The 3D Printing Industry news bulletin

Kicking off the week, 3D Printing Industry is experimenting with a new format. Our new bulletin will get you up to speed with any additive manufacturing news you might have missed. Read on for a concise digest of new 3D printers, 3D printing events, and other updates you may have missed. Additive manufacturing events coming […]

Certification giant Element doubles down on California powder characterization facility

Global material and product certification leader Element has upgraded its laboratory in Huntington Beach, California with a dedicated characterization facility for additive manufacturing powders. The new testing equipment will allow for chemical composition analysis, powder sieve analysis, particle size distribution, flow rate, apparent density, tap density, and gas pycnometry – a method of measuring an […]

TÜV SÜD event brings industry leaders together for additive manufacturing industrialization

Last week, 3D Printing Industry attended the 2nd TÜV SÜD Additive Manufacturing Conference in the heart of Bavaria. The Munich-headquartered technical services giant, TÜV SÜD, brought together high-level AM experts to hear industry leaders and academics share their thoughts on the implementation of industrial additive manufacturing.  3D Printing Industry made the journey to Germany’s third-largest […]

2020 3D Printing Industry Awards – Nominate Now

The 3D Printing Industry Awards are back. Now in the fourth year, the Awards celebrate the individuals, enterprises and technology leading the additive manufacturing sector.  The winners are selected by the most informed people in additive manufacturing – our readers. Winning a 3D printing award is a two-stage process. First nominations, then voting. Anyone can […]

The 2nd TÜV SÜD Additive Manufacturing Conference aims to explore industrial readiness

Leading technical service corporation, TÜV SÜD, is addressing the implementation of industrial 3D printing with standards and digital solutions at the 2nd TÜV SÜD Additive Manufacturing Conference.  Set to take place in Munich from February 6-7th, TÜV SÜD aims to explore and discuss industrial readiness. Up for discussion at the event are topics including how […]

TÜV SÜD and ASTM International partner to accelerate adoption of additive manufacturing

TÜV SÜD, a leading technical service corporation, and global standards developer ASTM International have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) at Formnext to develop programs accelerating the adoption of additive manufacturing technologies. Dr. Mohsen Seifi, director of global additive manufacturing programs at ASTM International, explained, “To unleash the full potential of AM, we need a […]

Preview: New materials, 3D printers and releases from Formnext 2019

This week from 19th to the 22nd November 2019, the 3D printing industry will congregate at the annual Formnext exhibition. Formnext 2019 will welcome over 850 exhibitors sprawling across two, two story halls in Messe Frankfurt. Over all four days of the event, halls 11 and 12 of Messe Frankfurt are expected to welcome more […]