3D Printing Sharp Corners

By Mark Norfolk on Tuesday, January 26th, 2016 in News. No Comments

Many high precision engineering applications require deep channels that have very sharp corners.  This is a difficult feature to create using CNC machining, typically requiring multiple iterations of plunge EDM.  With Fabrisonics’s hybrid additive/subtractive 3D printing technology, the problem becomes much simpler.  In a hybrid system, such as our SonicLayer 7200, sharp corners can be
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3D Printing Is Not Just Melting

By Mark Norfolk on Tuesday, January 19th, 2016 in News. No Comments

The other day we were on a conference call with a potential client.  Well-schooled in ‘traditional’ 3D printing of metals, the client asked “Tell me about how you control the melt pool.”  This is a common misunderstanding about our process.   The fundamental distinguishing characteristic of UAM, in comparison to other metallic additive manufacturing technologies, is
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Ultrasonic 3D Printing Smashes Barriers of the “Impossible”

By Mark Norfolk on Tuesday, January 12th, 2016 in News. No Comments

Embedded electronics in 100% dense metal structures, complex internal geometries, low-temperature welds between dissimilar metals—these particular design elements have a few things in common. First, they are all extremely difficult (if not impossible) to achieve through traditional manufacturing. Second, they can all be accomplished through Ultrasonic 3D Printing. Ultrasonic 3D Printing is a new technology
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Art in 3D

By Mark Norfolk on Tuesday, January 5th, 2016 in Uncategorized. No Comments

Art and sculpture have been a part of 3D printing for decades in various forms.  As an artist, one can now create a design and send it off to be created using plastics, metals or even rubber. The metal materials can range from gold, to steel, to bronze, various combinations and even in a metal
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