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Morphing into Medical, Components Maker Heals Itself

MC Machinery Mursix

Now cranking out 500,000 face shields per week, Mursix used its MC Machinery CO2 laser and wire EDM to switch gears from sinking auto parts and turned itself into a major PPE manufacturer. The company’s co-owner, a former ER nurse, hustled with her engineers to develop a medically compliant prototype that went into production within just a few days.

ASTM Releases R&D ‘Roadmap’

Mahdi Jamshidinia

The document articulates upcoming AM standards, how to participate in AM R&D for standardization, and how the AM CoE is supporting industry needs by filling standard gaps. Mahdi Jamshidinia, Additive Manufacturing R&D project manager, says the roadmap provides a vision for the future of AM research and development.

Sandvik Plant Achieves Aerospace Certification

The company’s Sweden-based powder plant – which produces its Osprey titanium powder and nickel-based superalloys used for additive manufacturing – has received AS9100D certification. Meeting the high standards for the aerospace industry with meticulous attention to weight, traceability, consistency and more, the facility is accelerating adoption of 3D printed titanium parts and  shifting toward sustainable manufacturing.

Mark Your Calendar for Virtual Workshop April 22: Certification, Standardization in AM Adoption

ASTM’s Additive Manufacturing Center of Excellence will host a program filled with technical talks and panel discussions focused on technology adoption through standardization and certification. Recognizing current gaps to meet the needs of industries like aerospace, medical, and automotive, ASTM and its German testing/certification partner are making the workshop open to all AM professionals.

Calendar & Events
AmCon — Salt Lake City
October 21 - 22, 2020
Salt Palace Convention Center – Salt Lake City, UT
The Assembly Show
October 27 - 29, 2020
AmCon Cincinnati
November 4 - 5, 2020
Duke Energy Convention Center – Cincinnati, OH
AmCon Detroit (Novi)
November 17 - 18, 2020
Suburban Collection Showplace – Detroit (Novi), MI
Southern New England Design-2-Part Show
December 3 - 4, 2020
Mohegan Sun Exposition Center, Uncasville, CT
AmCon Seattle (Tacoma)
February 9 - 10, 2021
Tacoma Convention Center – Seattle (Tacoma), WA