Renishaw launches latest 3D modeling software – FixtureBuilder 8.0

UK-based engineering firm Renishaw has announced the launch of FixtureBuilder 8.0, the latest version of the company’s 3D fixture modeling software. Packed full of new features and improvements, the software is available to purchase now through the Renishaw distribution network. Prospective customers can also try out a free 30-day trial from the company’s website. FixtureBuilder

TRACEam and Renishaw partner to advance end-to-end quality management

Renishaw Inc. Solutions Center USA has embarked on a partnership with software development firm TRACEam. The project will deploy an end-to-end quality management tool for industrial additive manufacturing systems. The newly developed software will be integrated directly into Renishaw’s InfiniAM API ecosystem and is designed to give customers a simple and scalable method of managing AM

Sustainable 3D printed footbridge to be built in Rotterdam using DSM thermoplastics

Global nutritional science firm and materials producer DSM is working with Netherlands-based engineering consultancy firm Royal HaskoningDHV and the City of Rotterdam, to 3D print a footbridge from recyclable source materials.  Set to be installed in the green heart of Rotterdam’s bustling Kralingse Bos park district, the bridge will be the first to utilize fiber-reinforced

DSM acquires part of Clariant’s 3D printing materials portfolio 

Global nutritional science firm and material producer DSM has taken over a portion of specialty chemical company Clariant’s additive manufacturing (AM) materials business.  Clariant has deemed its 3D printing materials division to no longer be in line with its strategic vision, and agreed to cede control over a selection of its filament and pellet materials,

ArianeGroup successfully tests fully-3D printed combustion chamber for ESA rocket engine

Aerospace firm ArianeGroup, a joint venture between Airbus and Safran, has announced that it has successfully tested its first combustion chamber produced entirely by 3D printing.  The 3D printed combustion chamber, designed by the firm in Germany, was successfully fire tested 14 times between 26 May and 2 June 2020 on the P8 test bench

Alpha Roc Opens Crypto Arbitrage Algorithms through API

Alpha Roc, a crypto trading firm specializing in arbitrage, has announced that it is opening up its keystone trading algorithm (ALPHA) through an open API. Access to Alpha Roc’s suite of trading algorithms has been traditionally limited to hedge funds and partner offices. Now, the company is opening up this powerful technology to retail investors.

Wayland Additive unveils new electron beam powder bed fusion technology – NeuBeam

UK-based engineering firm Wayland Additive has announced the development of its new electron beam powder bed fusion technology – NeuBeam. After licensing the process from parent company Reliance Precision, Wayland hopes to commercialize it and fulfil six deliveries of the system by the end of the year. Charge neutral 3D printing According to Will Richardson,

How to Protect Your App From Rogue SDKs

Facebook recently announced it’s suing analytics firm OneAudience for allegedly paying developers to include a rogue software development kit (SDK) in their mobile apps that siphoned off users’ data without their permission. And the Tushu and Twoshu SDKs were found to have infected hundreds of apps with millions of downloads on Google Play, helping fraudsters

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

Renishaw assists in building ocean turbine parts using metal 3D printing

British engineering firm and metal 3D printer manufacturer Renishaw has announced the production of two ocean turbine parts using additive manufacturing in partnership with the Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC) in Canada. The components were manufactured for industrial design firm Biome Renewables, which specializes in designing wind turbines. Using metal additive manufacturing technology, Renishaw helped