Taking the path of most resistance

VBN Components printed in Vibenite on Arcam EBM machine. 
(Photo: VBN Components /GE Additive, GEADPR034)Ulrik Beste and Martin Nilsson - friends since their school days in a small town 50 miles northwest of Stockholm - are today are at the helm of Uppsala-based VBN Components (VBN), a fast growing company, literally at the cutting edge of materials development and additive manufacturing.

Sintavia scales end-to-end applied additive technology

Sintavia scales end-to-end applied additive technology. 
(Photo: GE Additive, GEADPR032)Brian Neff wants to leave nothing to chance. To ensure the quality of the high-value additively manufactured metal parts his company provides for the demanding aerospace and defense sectors, he believes it is imperative to have end-to-end control of the production process – from design and raw materials to final part inspection.

GE Additive formnext 2019

GE AdditiveGE Additive – part of GE (NYSE: GE) is a world leader in additive design and manufacturing, a pioneering process that has the power and potential to transform businesses. Through our integrated offering of additive experts, advanced machines and quality materials, we empower our customers to build innovative new products. Products that solve manufacturing challenges, improve business outcomes and help change the world for the better. GE Additive includes additive machine providers Concept Laser and Arcam EBM; along with additive material provider AP&C.

GE Additive releases Arcam EBM Build Performance Analyzer

GE Additive Arcam Build Preparation Analyzer. 
(Photo: GE Additive, GEADPR031)GE Additive today announced the launch of Arcam EBM Build Performance Analyzer - a new suite of machine health data analytics – and will first be released from December 2019 to Arcam EBM Q10 and Q10plus customers and then from Q1 2020 to Arcam EBM Q20 and Arcam EBM Q20plus customers and then to Arcam EBM Spectra customers through Q2 and Q3 2020.

GE Additive Arcam EBM launches D-material support for Pure Copper and Highly Alloyed Tool Steel

GE Additive Arcam EBM - pure copper induction coil. 
(Photo: GE Additive, GEADPR030)GE Additive Arcam today announced general release of development material (D-material) support for pure copper and highly-alloyed tool steel during 2020.

GE Additive launches Arcam PRS 30 powder recovery station

GE Additive Arcam EBM PRS 30_side angle. 
(Photo: GE Additive, GEADPR029)GE Additive today unveiled the Arcam PRS 30 – a new, automated powder recovery station to create a closed system to contain powder exposure for operators working in industrial additive manufacturing environments.

GE Additive unveils new Concept Laser M2 Series 5

M2 Series 5 machine. 
(Photo: GE Additive, GEADPR028)GE Additive today unveiled the Concept Laser M2 Series 5 at formnext. This latest iteration of the popular M2 machine meets the high expectations for part quality and consistency from customers, especially in the highly-regulated aerospace and medical industries, as they move to serial additive production. The Concept Laser M2 Series 5 will be manufactured at the GE Additive Lichtenfels facility, is available for order now, with delivery expected in Q1 2020.

GE Additive unveils Arcam EBM Spectra L

Spectra L machine. 
(Photo: GE Additive, GEADPR027)GE Additive today unveiled the Arcam EBM Spectra L at formnext. The Spectra L meets increased demand, especially from the aerospace industry for higher productivity and offers customers a larger build volume, faster speed, married with an integrated system architecture, new machine health analytics and automation features.

GE Additive inaugurates new facility in Germany

GE Additive Lichtenfels inauguration ribbon cutting. 
From Left: Heidrun Piewernetz (District President Oberfranken), Andres Hügerich (Mayor of Lichtenfels), Debbra Rogers (Chief Customer Officer, GE Additive), Jason Oliver (President & CEO, GE Additive), Christian Meißner (District Chife Executive Lichtenfels), Kerstin and Frank Herzog (Founder of Concept Laser), Bernd Sibler (State Minister of Science and Arts, Bayern) and Emmi Zeulner (Member of German Federal Parliament). 
(Photo: GE Additive, GEADPR025)GE Additive today inaugurated its new campus in Lichtenfels, Germany. Officially known as GE Additive Lichtenfels, the 40,000 sqm site will become the new home for GE Additive Concept Laser teams.

GE Additive Print Services selected by General Dynamics Land Systems for metal additive production manufacturing

Additive specialists from GDLS demonstrating cable guard evolution.
(Photo: GE Additive, GEADPR019)GE Additive announced today that it has been awarded a contract by General Dynamics Land Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics. GE Additive Print Services will support General Dynamics with part qualification, production, post processing and inspection of additively manufactured components. Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

GE Additive appoints Igal Kaptsan as General Manager for Software

Igal Kaptsan, General Manager, Software, GE Additive. 
(Photo: GE Additive, GEADPR022)GE Additive announced today the appointment of Igal Kaptsan as software general manager, reporting to Jason Oliver, President & CEO, GE Additive. In this newly created position Kaptsan is responsible for shaping and leading GE Additive’s software strategy, defining business priorities, product roadmaps, features and functionality.

Binder Jet Q&A with GE Additive’s Jake Brunsberg and Josh Mook

Left to Right: Jake Brunsberg, Binder Jet modality leader, GE Additive and Josh Mook, innovation leader, GE Additive. 
(Photo: GE Additive, GEADPR021)After announcing two agreements with Cummins Inc. and Wabtec Corporation, GE Additive’s Jake Brunsberg and Josh Mook share what we can expect from the Binder Jet team in the short to mid-term.