Guest Blog: The Evolution of Design Rules

  The roles and rules of design are changing. As the capabilities of 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing (AM) progress through larger engineering ranks, we see enormous benefits in terms of efficient design and streamlined workflow.  It ...
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Correcting Deformation Before the Build Begins

  3D Printing or Additive manufacturing (AM) will take us beyond our limits and open doors to innovation. But, while it opens new frontiers of what is possible in production, AM is in many ways, still its own frontier. Advances in software, ...
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2019 Breakthroughs for Additive Manufacturing

  2019 is poised to become the breakthrough year when 3D metal printing advances beyond prototyping to finally deliver on its promise to revolutionize manufacturing technology. Additive manufacturing (AM) will become the preferred choice for ...
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High Aspect Ratio Parts, Risks and Challenges

VELO3D is able to print impossible structures because we approach engineering challenges differently. One example is our non-contact recoater. Most of the industry uses a contact recoater to distribute the powder on to the build plate, like a ...
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VELO3D, Boom Technology and Supersonic Flight

Just over 15 years ago on October 24th, 2003 the Concorde flew its last flight. Since then there have been no options for supersonic air travel unless you are a fighter pilot or astronaut, and as someone who focused on super- and hypersonics in ...
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Takeaways from the Munich Tech Conference

The one-of-a-kind Munich Tech Conference (MTC) offered the VELO3D team an excellent chance to participate in the advancement of the discussion around additive manufacturing (AM). The vision, shared by leaders including Oerlikon and its chairman ...
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Shrouded Impellers with Metal AM

Pumps and compressors are some of the most common pieces of industrial equipment, found in just about everything. One particular class of such pumps is the centrifugal pump, which has many uses in very demanding applications. The impeller in ...
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On the Ground: VELO3D at 2018 IMTS

VELO3D joined thousands of manufacturing companies as an exhibitor at North America’s largest industry trade show. The International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) is a stronghold of production technologies, and the 2018 event broke records ...
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What’s Holding Back Additive Manufacturing

Additive manufacturing (AM) is set to be a cornerstone of the heralded next industrial revolution. Digitizing manufacturing with more complex design capabilities is positioning AM at the heart of Industry 4.0. For all its promise, however, ...
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IMTS and AMC: SupportFree Metal 3D Printing

 The second week of September brings the world’s biggest names in manufacturing to Chicago, as the biennial International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) and the co-located Additive Manufacturing Conference (AMC) come to McCormick Place. VELO
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