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August 3, 2020

See and feel the future of metal 3D printing with our award-winning sample kit

3DEO is your one-stop-shop for small, complex stainless steel components made with our proprietary metal 3D printers. We specialize in manufacturing on-demand, which means there's no need to worry about long lead times, minimum order…
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November 19, 2020

Announcing the Winner of our ‘No Tricks, Just Treats Giveaway’

We want to send a big thank you to everyone who participated in our No Tricks, Just Treats giveaway and helped make it a success! And a special congratulations to HIVIZ, the winner of the…
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November 13, 2020

3DEO In The News: 3DEO Wins Gold at 2020 Leap Awards

The Metal Powder Industries Federation (MPIF) has announced the winners in the Special Technologies Category of its 2020 Powder Metallurgy Design Excellence Awards. Design World's winning entries in the 2020 LEAP (Leadership in Engineering Achievement…
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October 17, 2020

Top 3 Benefits of MIM 17-4 PH Stainless Steel in Firearms Manufacturing

MIM 17-4 PH is a powder metal alloy containing iron, chromium, and nickel. It’s ideal for firearms manufacturers who demand final product integrity, part complexity, and lower cost per part. 1. Maintains Firearms Accuracy with…
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August 14, 2020

3DEO In the News: 3D Printing News Briefs

California-based 3DEO, a high-volume production supplier of stainless steel components in the aerospace, consumer product, defense, and medical device industries, recently participated in the 2020 Design Excellence Award Competition, and announced that it has won the Design…
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August 14, 2020

3DEO In the News: 3DEO among winners in Special Technologies Category for 2020 PM Design Excellence Awards

The Metal Powder Industries Federation (MPIF) has announced the winners in the Special Technologies Category of its 2020 Powder Metallurgy Design Excellence Awards. The Special Technologies Category awards prizes to parts made using ‘special’ Powder…
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August 10, 2020

3DEO In the News: 3DEO wins MPIF Design Excellence Award

3DEO, Inc., a metal Additive Manufacturing technology company based in Los Angeles, California, USA, received a Design Excellence Award for its metal additively manufactured production component, an anchor link, in the Metal Powder Industries Federation…
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June 9, 2020

3DEO Press Release: 3DEO Ships 150,000 Production Parts, Breaking Ground in Metal Additive Manufacturing

3DEO Ships 150,000 Production Parts, Breaking Ground in Metal Additive Manufacturing Los Angeles, CA: June 9, 2020. 3DEO, a metal 3D printing technology company has shipped 150 thousand production parts for end-use applications. This represents…
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May 22, 2020

3DEO in the News: 3DEO Achieves ISO 9001:2015 for quality management systems

“The ISO 9001 certification is a terrific milestone for 3DEO. A strong quality management system is the backbone of any world-class production line,” commented Matt Petros, CEO of 3DEO. “The ISO certification marks an important step…
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May 8, 2020

3DEO in the News: 3DEO Posts Triple Digit Growth for 2019

Continuing its annual growth, 3DEO’s new business model has enabled a 600 percent increase in revenue for 2019 over 2018. This coincides with a 394 percent increase in the number of parts shipped in 2019…
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March 23, 2020

3DEO in the News: Someday My Prints Will Come: Additive Manufacturing Insights

The industry is finally becoming comfortable with the fundamental differences of metal AM, especially processes like DMLS. Everyone using metal 3D printing in orthopedic manufacturing pretty much uses DMLS. Because that process has been around…
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March 13, 2020

Is Metal Additive Manufacturing for You?

Are you interested in high-volume-production metal additive manufacturing (AM)? If so, first and foremost you must develop a deep understanding of the total cost per part and how it breaks down. Without this understanding, it…
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March 10, 2020

3DEO In the News: Additive Manufacturing Gears Up for Mainstream Production

Is additive manufacturing ready for mainstream production, or does it remain mostly a method for producing prototypes and spare parts? This is the question that faced a panel of experts at the Pacific Design and…
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February 26, 2020

3DEO Press Release: 3DEO President Matt Sand to speak at MD&M West

Gina DiMassa, Brand Orbit Marketing Communications, (626) 791-7954   ginadc@brandorbit.com For technical questions, call Matt Sand (424) 732-9596 3DEO President Matt Sand to speak at MD&M West on metal 3D printing Los Angeles, CA: February 7,…
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January 8, 2020

What are Your Options for Improved Surface Finishes After 3D Printing?

As you may or may not know, the Intelligent Layering, a proprietary technology developed by 3DEO, provides the best as-printed surface finish in metal 3D printing. Customers have compared our surface finish to a "very…
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Metal 3D PrintingProduct Development
December 3, 2019

The Unbreakable Guitar

It started way back in 1964 when Pete Townshend of The Who accidentally snapped the neck of his Rickenbacker during a performance. Upset about ruining his guitar, he smashed what remained of it into the…
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November 1, 2019

50% of Survey Respondents Report “Significant Competitive Advantage” from 3D Printing

More and more companies are turning to 3D printing to give their businesses a "significant" competitive advantage. According to a survey published in the 2019 edition of "The State of 3D Printing," additive manufacturing has…
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October 18, 2019

3DEO in the News: Pros & Cons of 3D Printing Metal Components

Metal additive manufacturing comes in a variety of forms, from Laser Powder Bed Fusion (LPBF), to binder jetting, extrusion, and Directed Energy Deposition (DED). As a potential customer looking to apply metal 3D printing, the…
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October 18, 2019

The Additive Advantage

A study released in the 1995 September/October issue of Gear Technology examined the advantages of powder metallurgy for new and existing gear applications. “The Beginner’s Guide to Powder Metal Gears,” written by George Shturtz at…
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August 22, 2019

Cost Savings on the Rise as a Key Benefit of 3D Printing

When people think of the benefits of 3D printing, they often think of complex geometries, quick iteration, and short lead times. But many are now realizing that 3D printing can be a huge cost saver…
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July 24, 2019

3DEO in the News: 3DEO Hosts Students on VIP Innovation Tour

3DEO Inc., a Los Angeles-based metal 3D-printing technology company, hosts the two winning teams of Carrot Group’s Mission: Impact Challenge – Connected Community challenge on their VIP Innovation Tour. The six students got to meet…
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July 23, 2019

3D Printing News: Pyrogenesis, Under Armour, Onshape, Apollo 11

3DEO, a Los Angeles-based metal 3D printing service provider has also reached out to young innovators. The company recently hosted the two winning teams of its technology competition Mission: Impact Challenge on a VIP Innovation Tour. The six…
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July 16, 2019

3DEO Hosts High School and Middle School Students on VIP Innovation Tour

Gardena, CA: 3DEO Inc., a Los Angeles-based metal 3D printing technology company, hosts the two winning teams of Carrot Group’s Mission: Impact Challenge – Connected Community challenge on their VIP Innovation Tour. The six students…
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July 15, 2019

Metal Binder Jetting

Binder Jetting is a category of metal additive manufacturing (AM) that utilizes liquid binder, metal powder, and sintering to print high-resolution parts. Sintered parts can have limits on size, density or geometry but despite this,…
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July 15, 2019

3DEO in the News: Supplier Stories for the Week of July 7th

Metal 3D printing technology company 3DEO Inc. hosted the two winning teams of Carrot Group’s Mission: Impact Challenge – Connected Community challenge on their VIP Innovation Tour. Funded by Venus and Serena Williams, the program is designed to…
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July 8, 2019

3DEO Wins AMAM Safety Award 2018

The Metal Powder Industries Federation and the Association for Metal Additive Manufacturing honors 3DEO as a small company winner in the 2018 Safety Awards Program. 3DEO is proud to achieve such an astounding award and…
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Metal 3D PrintingQuality Series
July 2, 2019

What’s the #1 Challenge in 3D Printing? You Might Be Surprised…

Sculpteo recently released their annual survey report, The State of 3D Printing: 2019, which revealed insight on the main uses, challenges, and predictions for the industry. The survey asked industry insiders about a variety of…
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Metal 3D Printing
June 20, 2019

3DEO Webinar Series

Every month, 3DEO hosts a monthly webinar sharing industry knowledge on all things metal additive manufacturing. Whether you are just getting started with 3D printing or are an expert, learn more about 3DEO from our…
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June 20, 2019

Moving Into Production

One of the benefits of working with 3DEO is that the same process that produces the prototype and first articles is the exact same process used to create production components. Customers can trust that the…
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June 19, 2019

3DEO in the News: 3DEO 3D-prints small, complex stainless components

3DEO uses its patented Intelligent Layering® metal 3D printing technology to supply small, complex stainless steel components to customers in the medical, defense, aerospace, and industrial equipment markets. Parallel to its production business, 3DEO also operates…
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June 6, 2019

3DEO in the News: 3DEO Reaches Surface Finishing Milestone

We caught up with 3DEO last week and discovered they have reached a significant milestone. SMALL METAL PARTS If you’re not familiar with 3DEO, they are a California-based 3D printing startup specializing in providing a…
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June 5, 2019

3DEO in the News: RAPID 2019: 3D Printed Artwork, Booth Visits, and Press Conferences

I also stopped by the booth of metal AM company 3DEO, which is located in California and, as company president Matt Sand told me in an email ahead of RAPID, “invented a VERY unique high-volume production metal 3D printing…
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May 31, 2019

Getting Started with 3DEO

In this exciting new world of metal 3D printing, 3DEO makes it easy to incorporate metal 3D printing into your manufacturing supply chain. 3D printing eliminates the headaches of tooling -- set up costs, minimum…
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May 30, 2019

3DEO in the News: 3D Printing in the Medical Technology Industry: An Economic Case

3D printing has left behind its days as an obscure, fledgling technology of dubious real-world value. In nearly all corners of the modern manufacturing environment, additive manufacturing (AM) is now recognized as a powerful manufacturing…
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May 30, 2019

Part Cost Breakdown

  As a customer interested in high-volume production metal additive manufacturing, you must consider total cost per part and how it breaks down. The three main cost categories are pre-printing, printing, and post-processing / post-printing.…
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May 30, 2019

Interview: 3DEO’s President Matt Sand on Taking Metal 3D Printing Into High-Volume Production

When it comes to metal 3D printing, achieving high-volume production is the holy grail for the vast majority of companies. 3DEO, a metal 3D printing company founded in 2016, claims to have achieved just that,…
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Metal 3D Printing
April 2, 2019

5 Common Misconceptions Surrounding Metal 3D Printing

  With all the hype surrounding the burgeoning production method, some beliefs have become wrongly entrenched. In the past 5 years, metal additive manufacturing has made great strides as a discipline. Thanks to significant breakthroughs…
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March 28, 2019

Metal AM: Much More Than a Machine

Organizations considering dipping their toes into the waters of 3D printing should be aware of all the associated challenges. Much has been made of the potential of metal 3D printing to improve companies’ innovativeness, speed…
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March 21, 2019

3DEO in the News: To 3D print, or Not to 3D Print?

The time has come for engineers, plant managers and automation systems integrators to face the facts. Additive manufacturing (AM) will not—nor was it ever expected to—pre-empt traditional production systems. The truth is that not every…
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March 20, 2019

3DEO in the News: Metal 3D Printing

Of all the promising technology breakthroughs – blockchain, artificial intelligence (AI), augmented/virtual reality (AR/VR) – none are closer to bringing real change to the way we live and work than additive manufacturing (AM). (more…)
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March 13, 2019

3DEO in the News: 10 Powder and Binder Metal 3D Printing Companies

Founded in 2016 out of Gardena, California, 3DEO makes production metal components using proprietary metal 3D printers. The business model involves supplying low-cost parts directly to customers, and Mr. McCallum says that they’ve managed to integrate…
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March 12, 2019

3DEO in the News: 3DEO Celebrates Milestones and New Opportunities

We recently caught up with LA-based 3DEO for an update on the latest in metal 3D printing and the company’s celebration of a diverse workforce. “In 2019, our emphasis is really rolling out a quality…
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March 8, 2019

3DEO in the News: IWD 2019: Discussing Diversity with Women in 3D Printing

Similarly, 3DEO, a metal AM production company, is putting an emphasis on diversity in its team, not just to say it has, but to improve its business. The company’s President and Co-Founder Matt Sand also announced…
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March 7, 2019

3DEO in the News: 3DEO More Than Doubles Metal AM Capacity in Q1 2019 to Meet Demand

Metal 3D printing company 3DEO, Inc. has reported significant growth in 2018 and foresees greater growth in 2019. In fact, the California-based company plans to double its production capacity by the end of Q1 2019. Founded just…
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March 6, 2019

3DEO in the News: 3D Printing News Brief: March 1, 2019

Metal 3D printing company 3DEO, Inc., based in Los Angeles and founded in 2016, grew a lot last year, having used its patented Intelligent Layering Technology to 3D print and ship over 30,000 paid parts to customers in…
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March 4, 2019

3D Printing: This Time the Hype Is (Mostly) Real

Back in 2012, there were a lot of inflated expectations regarding the role that metal 3D printing would soon play in medical device manufacturing. Matt Sand is a product of that hype cycle because it was around…
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February 27, 2019

3DEO to Double Metal 3D Printer Production Capacity in First Quarter of 2019

3DEO, Inc., a metal 3D printed part provider based in Los Angeles, has announced it is increasing its production capability over twofold for the first quarter of 2019. The expansion for 3DEO comes as a response…
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February 19, 2019

On-Demand 3D Printing Could Change Manufacturing As We Know It

By extending the boundaries of the on-demand production concept, additive manufacturing is changing supply chains in many industries. Perhaps the greatest advantage of 3D printing over conventional techniques is flexibility. Because unit quantity, complexity, and…
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February 12, 2019

3DEO in the News: Integrating the Power of AM Into Injection Molding

3D printing has often been portrayed as a natural complement to injection molding. After all, injection molding is a high-leverage manufacturing process where extremely high tooling costs are offset by low unit costs at high…
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February 1, 2019

3DEO In The News: Manufacturing 101: What is Metal 3-D Printing?

The pace of technological growth and change is higher today than perhaps at any other point in human history. Blockchain, artificial intelligence, augmented/virtual reality—the list of potentially revolutionary breakthroughs now at our fingertips is long…
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January 31, 2019

Metal 3D-Printed Surgical Instruments: Future Predictions

Few categories of manufactured goods are as well-suited to 3D printing’s strength as surgical devices. The coming years will prove that clearly. The swift and continuous improvement of 3D printing systems over the past few…
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January 30, 2019

3D Printing in the Medical Technology Industry: An Economic Case

A close look at the variables that determine final part cost reveals that additive manufacturing can be an efficient solution for many medtech applications—but only if approached correctly. 3D printing has left behind its days…
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January 29, 2019

Marty McGough, Chief Operations Officer

"3D printing is a real passion for me". Background Marty McGough is an innovative operations executive and process improvement professional with more than 20 years of hands-on experience applying Lean Startup and Continuous Improvement techniques…
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January 25, 2019

3DEO at MD&M West 2019

3DEO’s President, Matt Sand, will be speaking at the upcoming MD&M West conference; a must-attend event for any medtech professional. The conference is in Anaheim, CA on February 5-7, and is the largest three-day medtech…
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January 24, 2019

Material Specs

Material specs are important to 3DEO. We hold ourselves to the highest standard so our customers can trust and rely on our products. We have developed in-house characterization capabilities to test and measure mechanical, environmental,…
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January 22, 2019

3DEO in the News: 3D Printing Jobs and Career Moves Update, 3DEO, Photocentric and More

As our industry continues to expand, and with optimistic forecasts coming from many additive manufacturing experts, competition for talent is also intensifying. Here we report several recent moves in the 3D printing industry. (more…)
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January 21, 2019

Predictability of Performance

Predictability of performance is key to 3DEO’s ability to scale our operation. We make sure that our process is in control and our part output stays consistent overtime. When adding new modules or capacity, we…
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January 21, 2019

Intra+Interbuild Dimensional Accuracy

  At 3DEO, we use process controls to track the quality of the part before it is completed. This allows us to catch and reduce any variability that may occur in real time. By watching…
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January 18, 2019

Three New Breakthroughs to Advance Metal Additive Manufacturing

Intelligent Layering for Economical Metal 3D Printing A related but proprietary and unique process developed by 3DEO, dubbed Intelligent Layering, takes on six distinct steps to deliver high quality parts at a cost that’s competitive with CNC…
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January 17, 2019

3DEO in the News: A Counterintuitive Approach to Printing Metal Parts

Hybrid additive/subtractive systems for printing and finishing metal parts have been around for years now. With these systems, a part is completely printed and then is brought to necessary tolerances (i.e., edges, details, surface finish)…
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January 16, 2019

Our Measurement Process

At 3DEO, our measuring process starts with the customer. We closely review drawings to figure out what features and specs are important to the part. Our team inspects the intricate geometries of the piece to…
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January 15, 2019

Traceability

3DEO takes pride in having a fully traceable manufacturing process. But why is traceability important? Because traceability means accountability. What is traceability? To 3DEO, traceability is data driven. It comes from a closed loop feedback…
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January 14, 2019

What You Order Is What You Get

  We’ve all heard the story -- a customer gets their first articles and loves them. They are perfect and they can’t wait to start production. But once the production parts arrive, they are completely…
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Quality SeriesVideo
January 10, 2019

What Is Quality?

  There is a problem in metal 3D printing today. The problem is that the 3D printing industry doesn’t hold itself to the same standards as traditional manufacturers. When you order a part from traditional…
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January 4, 2019

10 Metal 3D Printing Companies You Should Know

California-based 3DEO manufacturers 3D-printed metal parts using its own proprietary printers. With a heavy focus on reducing the per-part cost of metal 3D printing, the company claims its patent-pending Intelligent Layering technology is able to fabricate…
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December 21, 2018

3DEO in the News: Additive Manufacturing Reaches New Heights

Suppliers take note. Parts consumers are not the only ones benefiting from 3D printing. Metal parts supplier 3DEO makes precision-engineered metal components on demand with its proprietary 3D metal printers featuring patented Intelligent Layering technology. The…
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November 30, 2018

Layering Metal: Additive Manufacturing in MedTech

Even though additive manufacturing and 3D printing (AM/3DP) are still in the early adoption phase by most medical device manufacturers (MDMs), these technologies continue to evolve at a rapid pace. Today, most AM/3DP applications in…
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November 5, 2018

3DEO in the News: Report on 3D Metal Printing

"3D printing, with its digital manufacturing, has the potential to completely change the game for manufacturers". - Matt Sand, President of 3DEO 3D metal printing, also known as additive manufacturing, is the process where metal…
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October 25, 2018

5 Steps to Move 3D Printing Processes from Prototyping to Production

Advances in 3D printing could make medtech mass customization a reality. Matt Sand, president of 3DEO, will discuss the role of 3D printing in medtech in the MD&M Minneapolis session, “3D Printing: The Journey from Prototyping to Production…
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October 17, 2018

3DEO in the News: 3DEO Brings an “Additive Funk” to Manufacturing for Production

“Metal serial production is the holy grail,” says Matt Petros, chief executive officer of Gardena, California-based 3DEO. “We intend to deliver hundreds of thousands of parts, creating additive technology at scale.”  3DEO is just one of a…
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October 15, 2018

Could this [part, fixture, gauge, tool] be 3-D Printed?

Although additive manufacturing (AM) has been around for decades, it’s much younger than metal fabrication. That’s what makes it appeal to so many metal fabricators, including those who will be stopping by the Additive Manufacturing…
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September 29, 2018

3DEO in the News: 3DEO’s Strategy to Perfect and Scale Metal AM

The central driver behind 3DEO is this: “a maniacal focus on making parts,” says Matt Sand, company president. The Gardena, California, startup is beginning to ramp up production, turning out thousands of metal 3D-printed parts per…
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September 24, 2018

3DEO in the News: 3DEO Disrupts Metal 3D Printing

An interview with 3DEO’s Matt Sand. While there are many research firms working in the 3D printing industry, Wohlers Associates, Inc. is certainly one of the most well known. Each year they publish a report…
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September 24, 2018

3DEO in the News: What is Metal Additive Manufacturing? An Introduction & Benefits of AM

3D printing, also known as additive manufacturing (AM), is one of the most exciting manufacturing technologies talked about today. We are now seeing a second modern wave of interest and enthusiasm for 3D printing with…
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September 24, 2018

3DEO VP Lance Kallman on Company’s Commitment to 3D Printing Metal Production Parts

The perception that additive manufacturing is strictly a prototyping technology is quickly going by the wayside, largely thanks to companies which are using AM for production applications. One of the companies pushing AM production steadily…
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September 24, 2018

The Widespread Underutilization of Metal AM

With additive manufacturing (AM) becoming an established part of many companies’ product development and manufacturing processes, there has been a growing understanding of the technology’s technical and business advantages. With that, more users at all points…
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