March 5, 2014
In Additive Manufacturing: A new tool in the toolbox, Part 6, we viewed a new bicycle hub,
that was fabricated by a NY manufacturer, using his Selective Laser Sintering Machine. #-D printed bike parts are catching on! Renishaw, the British company that manufactures Additive Manufacturing machines, has collaborated with Empire Cycles in the UK, to produce one of the first, 3-D Printed titanium alloy bike frame. The frame is fabricated in sections from a titanium alloy, then bonded together to form the very light and strong frame. It is 30% lighter than its predecessor.
Buffalo News A new center aimed at promoting the growth of area manufacturers will ramp up to speed this year. The Buffalo Niagara Advanced Manufacturing