Metal Binder Jetting

Metal Binder Jetting

Digital Alloys’ Guide to Metal Additive Manufacturing – Part 10 Metal Binder Jetting July 11th, 2019 Binder Jetting is a category of metal additive manufacturing (AM) that utilizes liquid binder, metal powder, and sintering to print high-resolution parts....
Directed Energy Deposition (DED)

Directed Energy Deposition (DED)

Digital Alloys’ Guide to Metal Additive Manufacturing – Part 9 Directed Energy Deposition (DED) June 10, 2019 Directed Energy Deposition (DED) is a category of metal additive manufacturing (AM) that utilizes robotic welding processes to print at high deposition...
Powder Bed Fusion (PBF)

Powder Bed Fusion (PBF)

Digital Alloys’ Guide to Metal Additive Manufacturing – Part 8 Powder Bed Fusion (PBF) May 6, 2019 Powder Bed Fusion (PBF) is the most mature and widely used metal additive manufacturing process. PBF, which prints metal using a laser or electron beam to melt...
Energy Consumption in Metal Additive Manufacturing

Energy Consumption in Metal Additive Manufacturing

Digital Alloys’ Guide to Metal Additive Manufacturing – Part 7 Energy Consumption in Metal Additive Manufacturing March 28, 2019 Metals production, from mining ore through manufacturing parts, accounts for 7% of our global energy use. While metal additive...
Comparison of Additive Manufacturing & CNC Machining

Comparison of Additive Manufacturing & CNC Machining

Digital Alloys’ Guide to Metal Additive Manufacturing – Part 6 Comparison of Additive Manufacturing & CNC Machining February 28, 2019 “We use AM where it best makes sense for performance reasons, for schedule reasons, for cost reasons.“ Leo Christodoulou...
Economics of Metal Additive Manufacturing

Economics of Metal Additive Manufacturing

Digital Alloys’ Guide to Metal Additive Manufacturing – Part 5  Economics of Metal Additive Manufacturing January 31st, 2019 Cost is the largest issue gating adoption of Metal AM in production. Very little has been published on the costs of metal AM, and what...