Engineering

New insights into the 3D printing of metals

3D printing has opened exciting new avenues for engineers and forced product designers to reimagine what is possible. The ability to print complex metallic parts using advanced alloys anywhere in the world is undoubtedly ...

Engineering

Energy-saving gas turbines from the 3D printer

3D printing has opened up a completely new range of possibilities. One example is the production of novel turbine buckets. However, the 3D printing process often induces internal stress in the components, which can, in the ...

Engineering

Laser inversion enables multi-materials 3-D printing

Additive manufacturing—or 3-D printing—uses digital manufacturing processes to fabricate components that are light, strong, and require no special tooling to produce. Over the past decade, the field has experienced staggering ...

Engineering

Team efforts accelerate 3-D printing journey

With the development of additive manufacturing—often referred to as 3-D printing—engineers are limited only by their imagination—and the quality of the part that they can produce. By heating plastic or metal powders ...

Energy & Green Tech

New solar panels from solar panel waste

Solar energy is good news for planet Earth—but solar panels are not as climate-friendly as they should be. Researcher Martin Bellmann is using what he calls the "black gold" waste materials from solar panel manufacture ...

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