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KBM Advanced Materials delivers news, articles, and updates on the latest additive manufacturing technology. The manufacturing industry moves fast, and the technology is constantly evolving. We’re proud to be at the forefront, delivering an industry-disrupting way to purchase the supplies your company requires. Follow our additive manufacturing blog to stay in the loop.

What is Selective Laser Melting (SLM)?

What is Selective Laser Melting (SLM)?

Feb 1st 2024

Since it was first developed in 1995 at the Fraunhofer Institute ILT in Germany, Selective Laser Melting (SLM) has become one of the most powerful additive manufacturing techniques for producing 3D me … read more
Top Tips for 3D Printing Safety

Top Tips for 3D Printing Safety

Aug 23rd 2023

Since its inception, 3D printing has revolutionized modern manufacturing with its numerous advantages, namely the ability to produce intricate 3D objects with high precision at exceptional speeds and … read more
What is Binder Jetting?

What is Binder Jetting?

Jun 16th 2023

Binder jetting is an innovative technique of additive manufacturing that was developed in 1993 Ely Sachs and Mike Cima at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. This method makes use of 3D printin … read more

Our Game-Changing Business Model

It’s impossible to ignore the impact our direct sales e-commerce platform has had on the manufacturing industry. We’ve partnered with businesses that recognize the importance of having a go-to inventory bridge that also keeps them updated with the latest additive manufacturing news. As the first and only company to take this approach, you won’t find business services like ours anywhere else!

A Faster Way to Order Atomized Metals

In an industry where timing is paramount, we always go the extra mile to keep our customers supplied and satisfied. After all, you never want your workday to be disrupted because you’re short on materials. Depend on our team to process and ship your order within 1-2 business days — guaranteed.

Some Things Should Stay the Same

While we’re thrilled to offer innovative solutions to common problems, we believe that some aspects of additive manufacturing technology don’t need to be altered — like the raw materials. That’s why we only sell powdered metals from the names you already know and use.

See Why Big Names Choose KBM

We’ve formed major partnerships with advanced manufacturing companies because what we do works — it’s that simple. Contact us if you have any questions about any additive manufacturing news, or to inquire about our financing plans. We’re proud to be your go-to resource for manufacturing technology. Check our additive manufacturing blog often for updates.

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the ongoing developments in additive manufacturing technology?

The additive manufacturing industry evolves fast, with new developments always underway to push the technology further. Recent additive manufacturing news includes the development of new materials for powder bed fusion techniques, improvements in the hardware and software for automation, and the invention of hybrid manufacturing techniques that combine multiple methods.

How is the additive manufacturing industry growing?

According to industry reports, the additive manufacturing industry is expected to grow at a compound annual rate of 20.8% from 2022 to 2030. This is in part due to the continuous developments in the technology, and in part due to its growing demand in different industries.

Which segment of additive manufacturing is growing the fastest?

Metal additive manufacturing is the fastest-growing segment of AM with powder bed fusion being the most preferred technique. It’s used in a variety of industries that require complex parts with high performance such as aerospace and automotive, which is only driving the growth higher.

What is the easiest way to keep up with additive manufacturing news?

The best way to stay on top of all the latest happenings in the additive manufacturing world is to follow KBM’s blog on additive manufacturing where you get access to information about breakthroughs in technology, industry insights, and more. Subscribe to our newsletter as well and stay ahead!