10/11/2020 DESIGN, 3DMETALPRINTING, 3DFAUCETS - Author: UNIQ-Ǝ!

3D printed metal; the new frontier


Starting from 2000, metal 3D printing initiated and evolvedIn recent times, thanks to the success of its applications in some advanced industries, it has strongly consolidated itself as a production technology specifically in aerospace, automotive, medical and dental fields.

The 3D printing of metals differs from the production technologies currently used that allow production in large quantities and with costs that have reduced over time thanks to the maturity they have reached, especially for overcoming limitations.

Traditional techniques, such as various types of melting and hot forging of metals, involve a series of limitations both from in form and functionality. On the contrary, 3D additive manufacturing, as opposed to the traditional methods that work by subtraction, offers the possibility of not having to deal with such limits.

This opens up a whole new, unexplored territory for both product design and high-tech components for the consumer market.

Namely, there is now the possibility of reducing the amount of assembled components by printing them into a single body, avoiding all the remaining steps of production; welding, gluing, assembly, reducing weight and waste, and leading to high-tech products and components and an elevated technical performance.

With 3D printing, new expressive horizons are envisaged for the consumer market, spanning towards the customization of products to on-demand production, avoiding among other things, stock of semi-finished and finished products, typical of mass production.

The evolution of printing machines and the development of new post-processing technologies, relating to the various fields currently using 3D printing, are leading to a significant acceleration towards the industrial use of metal 3D printing.
















  

MAG ARCHIVE


30/05/2022
EDITORS AWARDS, ICFF 2022, IFDA , WANTEDDESIGN MANHATTAN, NEW YORK
UNIQ∙Ǝ! celebrates 2 major US wins for design industry accolades in New York at ICFF 2022

15/05/2022
MANTA, ICFF, DANIELELOSCALZOMOSCHERI
Latest UNIQ-Ǝ! project MANTA makes a significant contribution to WATER IS THE LIMIT luxury collection

05/05/2022
ICFF 2022, WANTEDDESIGN MANHATTAN, NEW YORK, DESIGN
U.S. debut in NEW YORK design fair ICFF + WantedDesign Manhattan 2022

10/01/2022
LUGANO, SWITZERLAND, PASQUALE PIROSO
Bespoke faucet Mirella delivers exclusivity of design in luxurious Swiss villa

25/11/2021
DESIGN, 3DMETALPRINTING, DOWNTOWNDESIGN
Downtown Design 2021: Dubai

29/09/2021
FUORISALONE2021, DESIGN FAIRS, MILAN DESIGN WEEK
Water is the limit: a UNIQ∙Ǝ! project

26/07/2021
FAIRS, DESIGN, FUORISALONE
UNIQ∙Ǝ! Debuts the first in-presence international design fairs

01/03/2021
DESIGN, 3DMETALPRINTING, 3DFAUCETS, DESIGNERS
967Arch: the UNIQ-Ǝ! narrative

31/12/2020
DESIGN, 3DMETALPRINTING, 3DFAUCETS, DESIGNER
Dodo Arslan: a meeting full of perspectives and the desire to create originality

29/12/2020
DESIGN, 3DMETALPRINTING, UNIQUE
New Lamborghini SC20: Truly Unique.

23/12/2020
DESIGN, 3DMETALPRINTING, 3DFAUCETS, PVD
PVD, the high quality and environmentally friendly surface finish

16/12/2020
3DMETALPRINTING, TECHNOLOGY, NEWS
A state-of-the-art 12 laser 3D printer: the innovative process and rewarding outcome.

10/12/2020
DESIGN, 3DPRINTING, LUXURY
3D printing in the world of high perfumery

02/12/2020
DESIGN, 3DMETALPRINTING, 3DFAUCETS, FAIR
International design Expo: work in progress #Designgoeson

25/11/2020
DESIGN, 3DMETALPRINTING, 3DFAUCETS, FAIR
The world of design set up for 2021

19/11/2020
DESIGN, 3DMETALPRINTING, 3DFAUCETS, PRESS
UNIQ∙Ǝ! is a "must read" article in 3D Printing Media Network

12/11/2020
DESIGN, 3DMETALPRINTING, 3DFAUCETS, TECHNOLOGY
Metal 3d printing: the technology

10/11/2020
DESIGN, 3DMETALPRINTING, 3DFAUCETS
3D printed metal; the new frontier

09/11/2020
FAIR, EVENT, DUBAI, DESIGN
UNIQ∙Ǝ! at Downtown Design Dubai

04/11/2020
DESIGNER, PEOPLE, ARCHITECHT, UNIQUENESS
I am Unique!

31/10/2020
DESIGN, 3DMETALPRINTING, 3DFAUCETS
3D PRINT: the revolution has begun

26/10/2020
DESIGNER, NEWMODEL, ARCHITECHT, DESIGN
Meeting with Gerardo Sannella_MYGG

21/10/2020
DESIGNER, PEOPLE, ARCHITECHT, DESIGN
Enzo Mari, the conscience of designers

14/10/2020
ARCHITECT, ARCHITETTURA, DESIGN, 3DPRINTING
3D Printing. En route to an ecological home

08/10/2020
DESIGNER, NEWMODEL, ARCHITECHT, DESIGN, 3DFAUCETS
Organic: UNIQ∙Ǝ! meets Politecnico di Milano