ORNL Partners with Fabrisonic to 3D Print Microchannel Heat Exchanger

By Mark Norfolk on Friday, February 27th, 2015 in News. No Comments

 Fabrisonic recently partnered with ORNL to 3D print an ‘impossible’ microchannel heat exchanger in aluminum, as posted this week on the Oak Ridge National Lab website.  ORNL was performing fundamental research on how phase changes occur from liquid to gas state.  In order to take measurements without affecting the phenomenon, Oak Ridge planned to use their Spallation Neutron
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Voxel8 – 3D Printing Wire

By Mark Norfolk on Tuesday, February 24th, 2015 in News. No Comments

Fabrisonic recently came across a cool new 3D printing startup, Voxel8.  At Voxel8 their key development has been a new silver paste that can easily be extruded, and when cured has great conductivity.  By combining the paste with an FDM head they are able to print plastic parts with embedded wiring.   Fabrisonic often works with
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Plant Services Magazine Highlights Fabrisonic

By Mark Norfolk on Tuesday, February 17th, 2015 in News. No Comments

Plant Services February 2015 issue has a great write up on the uses of metal 3D printing for maintenance.  In the editors corner, Fabrisonic’s President talks about machine sales to maintenance facilities.  Right now the capital costs of metal 3D printers is high enough that owning a machine solely for plant services probably doesn’t make
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Design World Covers 3D Printing with Multiple Metals

By Mark Norfolk on Friday, February 13th, 2015 in News. No Comments

Design World recently published an article that highlights Fabrisonic’s ability to 3D print multiple metals in one part.  The article discusses two applications: 1) Printing heat exchangers that have both aluminum and copper in one part.  These heat exchangers can have complex internal passages that are impossible with traditional machining. 2) The ability to build
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Solid-State Additive Manufacturing for Heat Exchangers

By Mark Norfolk on Monday, February 9th, 2015 in News. No Comments

At Fabrisonic we are currently spending a lot of time and effort working with heat exchangers.  UAM’s ability to 3D Print heat exchangers is covered in this months issue of JOM, the member journal of The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society.  As described in the article, recent studies have shown the ability of UAM to
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