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February 23rd, 2018
Six Questions: The UL Metals Validation Program

In this month’s “Six Questions” feature, we’re talking with Dr. Kahlid Rafi about the new UL Metals Validation Program – a collaborative program between UL and Singapore’s Advanced Remanufacturing and Technology Centre (ARTC), focused on the verification and certification of metal powders for Additive Manufacturing (AM) technologies.   #1  What were the drivers behind developing… read more

January 26th, 2018
UL and RICOH to introduce Tele-presence learning for Public Workshops in 2018

UL, a global safety science company, and Ricoh USA, Inc., a technology and services company, announced the public workshops under UL’s Additive Manufacturing Training program will now incorporate a new Tele-presence capability. Leveraging a propriety technology developed by Ricoh, students can now participate in the Tier 1 and Tier 2 instructor-led training courses from the… read more

January 26th, 2018
Six Questions: Developing an AM industry first – the UL 3400 Facility Safety Guideline

This month we’re introducing our new “Six Questions” feature in which we’ll discuss the latest in AM as well as UL AM innovations with UL Engineering subject matter experts. Why six questions? We landed on six questions because it enabled our experts to provide the right amount of insight and depth on a subject. For… read more

December 13th, 2017
Paul Bates discusses the AM industry and material strength testing with ADMET

Paul Bates, manager of the Additive Manufacturing Competency Center (AMCC) at the University of Louisville and president of the Additive Manufacturing Users Group (AMUG) recently sat down with ADMET to talk about current challenges and the future of the AM Industry as well as how material strength testing fits into the world of AM. Read… read more

December 13th, 2017
Training the trainer: UL and Ricoh discuss their endeavour to educate AM users

TCT Magazine recently interviewed the UL AM team and Ryan Hess, Additive Manufacturing Strategy Leader, Service Advantage, Ricoh USA, about their collaboration to educate people in the safe and proper use of AM. Read the full article on the TCT Magazine site.  

November 27th, 2017
UL Ventures’ portfolio company 3DSIM successfully acquired by ANSYS

On Wednesday, November 15, 2017, UL Ventures’ portfolio company 3DSIM was successfully acquired by ANSYS, the global leader of engineering simulation software. The acquisition of 3DSIM, the developer of premier additive manufacturing simulation technology, gives ANSYS the industry’s only complete additive manufacturing simulation solution. “We first became interested in 3DSIM because they shared our goal… read more

November 27th, 2017
Appliance Design feature: Designing Parts that Go Beyond the Minimum

Paul Bates, manager of the Additive Manufacturing Competency Center (AMCC) at the University of Louisville and president of the Additive Manufacturing Users Group (AMUG), recently sat down with Appliance Design Magazine to discuss incorporating Additive Manufacturing (AM) into appliance design to make robust parts for the long haul. Read the full article in the November… read more

October 18th, 2017
UL AM Training available in the Middle East

UL AM training courses are coming to Dubai and Saudi Arabia in late October. A new workshop, Introduction to Additive Manufacturing & Industry Applications Awareness, will be presented In conjunction with Immensa Technology Labs at the Dubai Science Park on October 29. On October 30, Foundations of 3D Printing will be offered in Riyadh, Saudi… read more

August 25th, 2017
White Paper: Managing Safety in AM Facilities

  The UL AM white paper, “Managing Safety in Additive Manufacturing Facilities,” is now available. In speaking with Norm Lowe, UL’s manager of AM facility safety services, the white paper is in response to the rapidly increasing demand to better understand AM safety considerations. “There so much growth within the industry that manufacturers need to… read more

August 25th, 2017
Remaining 2017 AM Metals Classes Open for Registration

The end of 2017 will be here sooner than you think, so make time to register for one of our remaining Advanced AM Metals classes today.  UL’s Advanced AM Metals class is the only hands-on AM course available covering the entire end-to-end AM Metals process and related safety considerations. Industry recognized AM instructors Paul Bates… read more