Digital Warehouse: Defence Supply Chain of the Future?

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The Royal Netherlands Army is in the process of rolling out an additive manufacturing roadmap and embedding AM in day-to-day operations. Together with DiManEx, parts have been selected for 3D printing and the first steps are being taken towards digital warehousing. The real change, however, lies in the way of thinking, the cultural shift.

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Covestro acquires coating resins business from DSM including the AM division

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The transaction will include all of DSM’s Resins & Functional Materials businesses, including DSM Niaga®, DSM Additive Manufacturing and the coatings activities of DSM Advanced Solar. These businesses represented €1,012 million of DSM’s 2019 total annual net sales and €133 million of DSM’s 2019 total EBITDA.

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An interview with professor Franz Haas about Selective LED-based melting

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His team has developed a new technology for 3D metal printing and has now applied for a patent. This new technology uses LED instead of laser sources for the additive manufacturing of metal parts and optimizes 3D metal printing in terms of construction time, metal powder consumption, equipment costs and post-processing effort.

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Interview with Kevin Neugebauer, founder of myprintoo, silver partner 3D Printing Event

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myprintoo from Hamburg, Germany is a specialist in 3D printing technology. We offer not only products from the top manufacturers, but also provide all-round services for 3D printing (consulting, product trainings, webinars, maintenance). We are exclusive partner for 3ntr (FDM 3D printers) and Anisoprint (Composite Fiber Coextrusion) and partner for Formlabs (SLA).

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Strength of 3D Printed Polymer Parts (VIDEO)

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Presentation / interview with César Stüpp, Brightlands Materials Center / TNO.

Fused filament fabrication (FFF) is a very versatile AM technique, although it is widely used for prototyping due to their limited mechanical properties, especially in between layers. To approach this matter, a novel technique was developed in which the strength in between layers was increased in 184%, which results in stronger parts.

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