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3D Printing Industry

TWI secures additive manufacturing facility qualification from Lloyd’s Register

British technology consultant TWI has received a signed AM facility qualification from certification organization Lloyd’s Register (LR). The news comes following an independent audit on TWI’s 3D printing center in Yorkshire, UK. The audit assessed the design, manufacturing, post-processing, and inspection of components produced using the EOS M 290 metal powder bed fusion system at TWI’s facility. […]

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Author: Kubi Sertoglu

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3D Printing Industry

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 […]

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Author: Kubi Sertoglu

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3D Printing Industry

UL and ASTM International sign agreement to publish AM facility safety standard

Underwriters Laboratories (UL), the safety consulting and certification firm, and global standards developer ASTM International have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) which will result in an ASTM-ISO standard for additive manufacturing facility safety management. Specifically, the MoU between UL and ASTM seeks to establish a framework for cooperation on developing an international, dual-logo ISO […]

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Author: Anas Essop

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3D Printing Industry

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 […]

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Author: Kubi Sertoglu

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Certified Artemis + Sonic Pi // MCU Monday

New Artemis boards from SparkFun – now with full FCC/CE certification! Plus, a little Musical Monday for you: playing Erik Satie’s Gimnopédie No.1 with Sonic Pi. What are you building with this live-coding jewel?

Artemis:
// https://www.hackster.io/videos/359
// https://blog.hackster.io/a-change-of-direction-for-sparkfun-dc4cec137f47
// https://www.sparkfun.com/products/15484
// https://learn.sparkfun.com/tutorials/artemis-development-with-arduino
// https://learn.sparkfun.com/tutorials/designing-with-the-sparkfun-artemis
// https://codelabs.developers.google.com/codelabs/sparkfun-tensorflow/#0

Sonic Pi:
// https://sonic-pi.net/tutorial
// https://gist.github.com/alexglow/36097586011815ea380502f4e3495293
// https://musopen.org/music/8010-3-gymnopedies/

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3D Printing Industry

Thyssenkrupp additive manufacturing approved for maritime supply

German multinational engineering group Thyssenkrupp has obtained certification for its supply of metal 3D printed products. The company’s Approval of Manufacturer certificate is the first ever to be awarded by leading quality assurance and risk management firm DNV GL. With the accreditation, the recently opened Thyssenkrupp TechCenter Additive Manufacturing is now approved for application in maritime and other […]

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Author: Beau Jackson