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July 26th, 2018
From around UL: Topical Report on Improving Safety & Health in Vietnam Now Available

The latest UL Safety IndexTM Topical Report, Opportunities for Improving Safety & Health in Vietnam’s Manufacturing Sector, is now available via the Safety Index site, www.ULSafetyIndex.org. The purpose of this report is to use information from the government of Vietnam, the International Labor Organization (ILO) and the UL Safety Index to identify opportunities for improvements… read more

July 26th, 2018
Six Questions: Environmental & Sustainability Considerations for AM

In this month’s “Six Questions” feature, we’re speaking with Bill Hoffman, UL Environment Corporate Fellow and Senior Scientist, about the impact of Additive Manufacturing (AM) on environmental and sustainability considerations, such as air quality, emissions, the reuse and recyclability of materials as well the recyclability of final printed parts. Bill speaks to the current state… read more

July 26th, 2018
UL Discusses AM Material Properties with Assembly Magazine

Darrin Conlon, director of principal engineers in the appliances, HVACR and lighting division of UL, recently spoke with Assembly Magazine regarding AM processes and their effect on AM material properties as part of the feature, “3D Printing Holds Potential for White Goods.” The article discusses the impact of AM within the appliance and household product… read more

June 25th, 2018
Six Questions: The Impact of Additive Manufacturing on Building & Fire Codes

In this month’s “Six Questions” feature, we’re speaking with Howard Hopper, UL Regulatory Services Program Manager, about the impact of Additive Manufacturing (AM) on US Building and Fire Codes as well as code officials. Though AM has existed for decades, officials are  now beginning to recognize and understand the numerous health and safety considerations associated… read more

June 15th, 2018
Make as you go

Is Additive Manufacturing (AM) the next big disruptive innovation in the construction industry, or is it simply a fad that is perhaps likely to be dismissed as futuristic? Is the HVACR market ready to accommodate 3D printing in mainstream manufacturing or will historic investment in traditional facilities serve as a bottleneck? Lastly, will a market’s… read more

June 14th, 2018
UL AM Metal Validation Program launches with voestalpine BÖHLER Edelstahl GmbH & Co KG

UL’s Metal AM Validation Program offered in collaboration with the Advanced Remanufacturing Technology Center (ARTC) is kicking off its first project with voestalpine BÖHLER Edelstahl GmbH & Co KG, one of the leading suppliers of metal powder for the Additive Manufacturing (AM) market. The announcement was made during the bi-annual technical meeting held at ARTC… read more

April 30th, 2018
Achieving Consistency and Reliability in Additive Manufacturing

Dr. Khalid Rafi, UL AM Lead Development Engineer, discusses how to create and maintain an AM specific quality assurance process in the April issue of Quality Magazine. The article outlines the essential steps that must be implemented within pre-production and post-processing for a laser-based, metal powder-bed fusion process to help ensure that products / components… read more

April 30th, 2018
Webinar Recording: AM Metal Powder is Within Spec, But Will it Build?

Did you miss the recent webinar featuring UL and LPW Technology entitled, AM Metal Powder is Within Spec, But Will it Build? Not to worry, we recorded it for you! Click to access this free webinar recording. Abstract Powder specifications are vital in ensuring stable and reproducible processing. So it is clear that the ability… read more

March 26th, 2018
Webinar: AM Metal Powder is Within Spec, But Will it Build?

UL and LPW Technology, the market leader in the development, processing and supply of high quality metal powders and powder management products for the AM industry,  are collaborating to present the free webinar event, “AM Metal Powder is Within Spec, But Will it Build?” Abstract Powder specifications are vital in ensuring stable and reproducible processing…. read more

March 26th, 2018
How Reliable and Reproducible Are 3D Products and Processes?

Handelsblatt, the leading German-language business newspaper, recently spoke with Dr. Jens Stange, Head of Testing & Innovation EMEA, Performance Materials, at UL in Germany as part of a discussion on 3D printing products and processes. The resulting article, “How Reliable and Reproducible Are 3D Products and Processes?” shares UL’s research and insights into 3D printing equipment, materials and products and the… read more