Category Archives: 3d Printing

The Latest Word on Furnaces for Finishing of 3D Metal Printed Parts

As we move into 2020, metal 3d printing becomes a more exciting technology for manufacturers owing to its precision and flexibility. New to the list of positives is also the number of solutions being offered below the 100K price point, allowing more manufacturers to invest in the technology. But it is the exacting and additive nature of  3D printing thatRead more ›

The Use of Furnaces in 3D Printing

While manufacturers scramble to realize the full promise of 3D metal printing with new methods, better throughput and more accuracy, a survey of 3d Printing technology in 2017 shows that Powder Bed Fusion, or Direct Energy Deposition methods still dominate most equipment. Both these methods require a sintering phase where the printed part is purged of catalysts, and non-uniformities introducedRead more ›