aluminium 3D printing

Constellium To Partner With French National Centre For Scientific Research And University of Grenoble Alpes On Aluminium Laboratory

Constellium To Partner With French National Centre For Scientific Research And University of Grenoble Alpes On Aluminium Laboratory

European value-added aluminium firm Constellium NV is enhancing its technological partnership with CNRS (French National Centre for Scientific Research), and the University of Grenoble Alpes (UGA) with the creation of a new laboratory for research into aluminium in industrial production. The new...

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Rusal Completes Entire Closed Additive Manufacturing Cycle At R&D Center

Russian Federation aluminium giant UC Rusal said this week that it has finished a closed additive manufacturing cycle at its Institute of Light Materials and Technologies (ILM&T). The project at the Additive Technology Centre represents an investment of €3.5 million in resources and facility development at the Centre to date. The firm constructed an additive […]

Constellium Debuts New High-Performance Aluminium Powder For Additive Manufacturing

Amsterdam rolled and extruded aluminium leader Constellium N.V. announced the latest addition to its line of advance aluminium products in the form of high-performance aluminium powder “Aheadd” for use in additive manufacturing. Per the firm, the bespoke aluminium powders are designed to fit the particular needs of its customers. Constellium envisions users in a wide […]

Equispheres Partners With McGill University On Aluminium Powder For Binder Jet 3D Printing

Canadian materials science company Equispheres teamed up with Montreal’s McGill University to develop an aluminium alloy powder capable of producing sinterable aluminium parts via binder jet additive manufacturing. Per Equispheres, the limiting factor in producing sinterable aluminium parts with 3D printing was the ever-present layer of aluminium oxide on aluminium powder, which causes rapid oxidation. […]

Gränges And Aurora Labs Ltd Ink Agreement To Discuss Enhanced Cooperation In 3D Aluminium Manufacturing

Swedish rolled aluminium firm Gränges AB and Australian metal 3D printing developer Aurora Labs Ltd signed a Memorandum of Understanding last week that contemplates increased commercial and research ties between the two firms. Operating through its wholly-owned subsidiary A3D Operations Pty Ltd., Aurora and Gränges agreed to a framework for possible future transactions between the […]

Aluminum Association Issues World’s First Material Designation System For 3D Printing

The Aluminum Association announced yesterday a new material registration record describing standards for aluminium powder utilized in additive manufacturing. The new standards, christened “Purple Sheets” by the Association, are the first new material registration record in almost two decades. These standards provide alloy designations and chemical composition limits for the aluminium powders used in the […]