Army Program Confirms that MELD® Printed Titanium Meets Requirements for Ti6-4 Forgings

MELD prints wrought forged titanium and Ti64

MELD Manufacturing Corporation, developer and provider of MELD 3D printing machines for metal, has released data confirming that the process produces titanium meeting the ASTM and AMS standard requirements for forged material, as printed. The data was generated through a program with the National Center for Manufacturing Sciences (NCMS), Army Research Laboratory (ARL), and the Advanced Manufacturing, Materials, and…

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NAVY awards $1.5M contract for MELD technology for metal printing and repair

MELD advanced manufacturing process allows for printing and repair of metal components, including castings and forgings or forged parts in any metal at the dock or on board.

MELD Manufacturing Corporation, developer and provider of MELD® 3D printing machines for metal, has been awarded a contract from the US Navy following success in demonstration of printing metals and parts of interest. The program supports the development of qualification data for MELD created parts which will guide naval use of MELD equipment. The contract includes the purchase of…

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3D in Metal selected for distribution of MELD® machines and services in Latin America

MELD Manufacturing Corporation announces a new distributor partnership with 3D in Metal. 3D in Metal serves the Spanish speaking countries in North, Central and South America from offices in Texas, USA and El Salvador. 3D in Metal is an additive manufacturing service bureau, equipment and software distributor and consulting company focused exclusively on metals for industrial applications. The company…

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AMRC installs first MELD® solid state metal additive manufacturing machine in Europe

additive manufacturing machine to print metal

The Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) has announced installation of a MELD metal additive manufacturing machine. The AMRC selected MELD’s newest model machine, the L3. The L3 model offers 14.2 cubic feet or .4 cubic meters with a table size for printing new or fixturing repair parts that measures 51 inches by 23 inches (129.5 centimeters x 58.4 centimeters). …

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RAM Engineering and Tooling selected for distribution of MELD® machines and services in the UK

MELD Manufacturing Corporation announces a new distributor partnership with RAM Engineering and Tooling LTD. RAM Engineering and Tooling LTD serves the United Kingdom from headquarters in Scotland. The company specializes in application driven, subtractive and additive manufacturing machinery and services. “RAM Engineering and Tooling LTD offers expert guidance based on the demands of the customer application and has outstanding…

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New L3 Model MELD Machine Announced

L3 MELD machine able 3D print metal including titanium and aluminum in open air

A new machine model was announced today by MELD Manufacturing Corporation.  The L3 model MELD machine combines the modern aesthetics and features of the larger MELD K2 model at a reduced size and price point that may be more attractive to customers looking to enhance or expand their metal printing portfolio. The L3 machine has a build volume of…

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University of North Texas installs MELD metal additive manufacturing machine

B8 model MELD additive manufacturing machine

The University of North Texas (UNT) has invested in and installed a MELD metal additive manufacturing machine. The university’s new B8 model MELD machine will allow researchers in the Center for Agile and Adaptive Additive Manufacturing (CAAAM) to explore a variety of materials and use cases for metal additive manufacturing.  The use of existing alloys in materials such as…

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World’s Largest Printed Aluminum Cylinder Made With MELD® Process

Another milestone for large part manufacturing was reached at MELD Manufacturing Corporation.  The company demonstrated the scalability of the open-air MELD process by printing a ten-foot (3.05 meter) diameter cylinder using off the shelf aluminum.  The size of the component is a milestone for the company and for the metal additive manufacturing industry as a whole. “There is no…

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