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3D Systems & Huntington Ingalls Industries collaborate to qualify corrosion-resistant alloys for direct metal printing

3D Systems announced it is collaborating with Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Newport News Shipbuilding division to develop Copper-Nickel (CuNi) and Nickel-Copper (NiCu) alloys for powder bed fusion additive manufacturing. These new materials could allow Newport News Shipbuilding to additively manufacture parts that are traditionally cast – reducing lead times by up to 75% to improve supply chain efficiency. CuNi and NiCu are...