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EWI Engineer Discusses AM Powder Recyclability in 3D Metal Printing Magazine

The use of additive manufacturing (AM) technology in production is increasing rapidly. However, as more specialized metal powders are created for unique applications, material costs can increase. Recycling and reusing expensive powders is an attractive goal, but several challenges have to met to make powder reuse successful. EWI AM Product Manager Rutuja Samant discusses these […]

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Don’t miss EWI at AMUG!

If you are headed to the 2019 AMUG (Additive Manufacturing Users Group) conference in the Chicago Hilton later this month, be sure visit the EWI exhibit at the AMUGexpo. We’ll be at Booth 6, showcasing EWI’s AM capabilities, services, resources, and applied R&D work. Stop by on opening night, March 31, from 5:00-10:00 pm, come […]

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ASTM International Additive Manufacturing Center of Excellence to Host First Workshop

The ASTM International Additive Manufacturing Center of Excellence will host its first workshop on Monday, March 25 at the Auburn Marriott Opelika Resort & Spa at Grand National in Alabama, USA. The workshop immediately precedes the biannual meeting of ASTM International’s committee on additive manufacturing technologies (F42). “There is a critical demand from industry and […]

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Additive Manufacturing Consortium: An Overview of Current Projects and Plans

The Additive Manufacturing Consortium (AMC), operated by EWI, conducts pre-competitive research to advance the use of AM within industry. Each year, it selects several R&D projects to support through membership fees. An overview of AMC projects is presented in a new article, The Additive Manufacturing Consortium: Current Projects and Plans for 2019. by EWI Director […]

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EWI plays key role in $1.2M Award by America Makes to ASTM Center of Excellence

A $1.2M award by America Makes has been granted to the ASTM Additive Manufacturing Center of Excellence to help develop industry consensus on best practices and standards for materials handling and post processing. As a founding partner in the new Center of Excellence, EWI will play a critical role in the project to help advance […]

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EWI Associates Publish Paper in ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING

Effect of Structural Support on Microstructure of Nickel Base Superalloy Fabricated by Laser-Powder Bed Fusion Additive Manufacturing by EWI Engineers Hyeyun Song, Tom McGaughy, and Alber Sadek has been published in the journal ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING. The article, co-authored by their colleague Wei Zhang at The Ohio State University, will appear in Volume 26 of the […]

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Microstructural Evolution in IN718 Produced by L-PBF Additive Manufacturing — new paper

The additive manufacturing (AM) process laser powder bed fusion (L-PBF) is applied frequently to build complex, shaped parts. The process uses a laser beam to melt metallic powders which are then deposited layer by layer. As the range of metals and alloys for L-PBF continues to expand, the characteristics of these new materials need to […]

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ASTM International Additive Manufacturing Center of Excellence Announces First Round of R&D Projects

ASTM International Additive Manufacturing Center of Excellence Announces First Round of R&D Projects Global standards developer ASTM International has announced its first round of funding to support research that will help catalyze the development of needed standards in additive manufacturing, also known as 3D printing. This investment of $300,000 and in-kind contributions will help partners […]

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Product and Process Development: How EWI Helps From Discovery to Implementation

Although most manufacturing organizations are familiar with EWI for welding and joining expertise, many don’t understand the full breadth of our capabilities – or how they can leverage our technology know-how at every stage of product and process development. To get a sense of the range of EWI’s offerings, check out What to Expect When […]

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EWI’s Samant discusses impact of AM with The Fabricator  magazine

Additive manufacturing (AM) is the hottest new technology in manufacturing. Over the last 20 years, AM has moved out of the phase of experimentation into the realm of prototyping, and now it is an option for part production. Research and development, often conducted jointly by manufacturers, government, educational institutions, and not-for-profit organizations, has put AM on […]

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