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August 2023

RAM technology is solving the Navy’s need for a reliable AM-ready high temperature material As of August 2023, Elementum 3D is halfway through a two-year Phase II SBIR project funded by the US Navy....

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July 2023

Elementum 3D to lead project focused on modeling additive geometries with novel materials for aerospace applications Elementum 3D (E3D) was recently awarded $500,000 in funding through the America Makes Cooperative Agreement to lead a...

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June 2023

JPL qualifies Elementum 3D A6061-RAM2™ material for flight hardware production The quest for new materials for use in space exploration has found success in additive manufacturing. On April 21, 2021, NASA released two technical...

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May 2023

Pure copper properties improved To achieve cutting edge performance, there is a constant need for advancements that push the boundaries of technology. Through rigorous materials engineering of our commercially pure copper powder feedstock, Elementum...

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April 2023

Elementum 3D launches new high-strength aluminum alloy that eliminates the need for heat treatment Elementum 3D, is set to launch its revolutionary A5083-RAM5 aluminum alloy at the upcoming Rapid + TCT 2023 event, taking...

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March 2023

IN625-RAM2 Optimized Parameters for Unparalleled Speed Elementum 3D is excited to announce the pilot release of a new high-speed printing parameter set for our IN625-RAM2 enhanced nickel superalloy. Our team worked in concert to...

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February 2023

Momentum builds We have set many lofty yet achievable internal and external goals for 2023 and are pleased to report that our team has already secured more purchase orders and contracts in the first...

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January 2023

A2024-RAM2 fatigue properties are examined for industrial production qualification The recent Science Direct article titled “Microstructure and Fatigue Properties of Al2024-RAM2 Aluminum Alloy Obtained by Laser Powder Bed Fusion” disseminates their fatigue testing results and findings...

2022 Momentum Newsletter

December 2022

Wrapping up 2022 with two in-depth video podcasts   Video Podcast #1 AM Voices chats with our Founder and President of Elementum3D, Dr Jacob Nuechterlein and Director of Business Development, Alex Janzen. They speak...

2022 Momentum Newsletter

November 2022

PRESS RELEASE Elementum 3D enters material development agreement with SLM Solutions   Lübeck, Germany – November 29th, 2022. Metal-based additive manufacturing requires a need for collaboration between hardware OEMs and material providers to work...

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October 2022

Elementum 3D joins NASA and 3D Systems in AM Copper webinar – Register Now! We invite our readers to attend Deep-Tech Showcase’s “Pushing the Limits of Copper in Additive Manufacturing” webinar on Wednesday, November...

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September 2022

REM Surface Engineering – The surface finish experts REM Surface Engineering and Elementum 3D first crossed paths at Rapid+TCT in 2018. Justin Michaud, President and CEO of REM, attended a talk given by Jacob...

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August 2022

Army & Navy STTR Phase I projects kick-off Elementum 3D recently began work on an Army STTR project that partners with Georgia Tech and Addiguru to improve the reliability of large-format cold spray additive...

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July 2022

Corporate culture grows in the mud On July 24, Elementum 3D employees teamed up to test their limits physically and mentally at the “Tough Mudder” event located in Byers, Colorado. This was the third...

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June 2022

New fatigue report proves A7050-RAM2 outperforms 7050 wrought Elementum 3D’s A7050-RAM2 aluminum alloy, developed specifically for additive manufacturing, recently completed room temperature fatigue testing, and is shown below together with 7050 wrought aluminum alloy...

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High-performance metal 3D printing alloys take hold at Rapid+TCT For Elementum 3D, this year’s Rapid+TCT event marked a transition from needing to educate the industry about our patented reactive additive manufacturing (RAM) technology and...

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Elementum 3D secures DARPA funding to develop printing process for rhenium metal Elementum 3D has been awarded a Direct to Phase II SBIR contract from DARPA to develop a robust, economical additive manufacturing (AM)...

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March 2022

SAVE THE DATE: 3D Printing + Aluminum Webinar Register Now Elementum 3D invites you to attend its one-hour co-hosted “Bridging the Gap” webinar on Wednesday, April 27, at 11am (EDT). The third installment of...

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Elementum 3D materials under the microscope The impact and advantages of Elementum 3D’s investment in a state-of-the-art Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM) are already paying dividends to our customers. The Phenom ParticleX SEM optimizes our...

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January 2022

A6061-RAM2 and GRCop-42 processes expanded to new AM systems A6061-RAM2 printing material parameters are being developed for 3D Systems’ DMP Flex 350 platform. Their Application Innovation Group is supporting customers like NASA Goddard Space Flight Center...

2021 Momentum Newsletter

December 2021

Printability of nickel-based Alloy 230 solved Through a Navy Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) Phase I project, Elementum 3D with Colorado School of Mines Assistant Professor Dr. Jonah Klemm-Toole and Special Aerospace Services have...

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BEAMIT Group develops AM process for Elementum 3D’s nickel-base superalloy René 80-RAM1 powder Elementum 3D’s Additive manufacturing (AM) materials development relationship with BEAMIT is greatly benefitting the Energy and Aerospace industry. By pulling their...

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Elementum 3D expands equipment breadth and depth The significant increase in equipment purchases in 2021 correlates with rapid growth in human resources during COVID-19. Both contribute to Elementum 3D’s agility, responsiveness, and dedication to...

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September 2021

Phase III Expansion awarded by NASA Elementum is excited to begin work printing new GRCop-42 propulsion components for NASA MSFC. This work is an expansion of our Phase III SBIR contract with NASA and will utilize...

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Materials development requests on the rise The ability to 3D print custom and industry standard metals has been at the top of most additive manufacturing (AM) user’s wish list since the first 3D printed...

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Elementum 3D adds SPEE3D’s cold spray AM technology On July 27, 2021, Elementum 3D announced the acquisition of a SPEE3D cold spray metal 3D printing technology. With the addition of a WarpSPEE3D metal 3D...

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June 2021

Two SBIR Phase I grants awarded Elementum 3D In May 2021, NASA awarded a SBIR Phase I grant to Elementum 3D. The SBIR is centered around the development of additively manufactured soft magnetic materials...

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March 2021

Elementum 3D and SLM Solutions enables more powder choices for additive manufacturing users SLM Solutions and Elementum 3D are unified in their desire to offer companies looking for more than industry standard powders the...

2020 Momentum Newsletter

December 2020

Innovation and Success Fueled Additive Manufacturing in 2020 Elementum 3D helped early AM adopters overcome materials challenges 2020 was a big year for additive manufacturing (AM), with several key innovations and successes across a...

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September 2020

CLICK FOR DATA SHEETS Two US Air Force events select Elementum 3D as a top innovator The U.S. Air Force has a history of fostering innovative solutions. Their AFWERX “Base of the Future” challenge...

Jamie Perozzi

VP of Technology 6K Additive

Mr. Perozzi has 20+ years of specialty metals experience with a focus on process, new product development, product management, and application engineering. Before joining 6K, Perozzi spent seven years at AMETEK Specialty Metal Products responsible for quality and process engineering. Prior to Ametek, he spent 10 years at Hitachi Metals – Metglas and 3 years at J&L Specialty Steel. Perozzi holds a BS Metallurgical Engineering degree from Penn State University.

Dr. Timothy Smith

Materials Research Engineer NASA Glenn Research Center

Tim Smith graduated with a PhD in materials science and engineering from Ohio State University in 2016. After graduating, his pathways internship at NASA Glenn research center became a full-time position. His research focuses on high temperature alloy development and characterization. He has contributed to 29 peer-reviewed publications including journals in Nature Communications and Nature Communications Materials. His research has also produced 10 new technology reports and 3 utility patents. He recently received both the Early Career Achievement Medal in 2020 and the Exceptional Scientific Achievement Medal in 2022.

Dr. Douglas Hoffman

Senior Research Scientist (SRS)/ Principal Section Technologist NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Dr. Douglas Hofmann is a Senior Research Scientist and Principal at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, where he serves as the Section Technologist for the Mechanical Fabrication and Test Section. He is also a Lecturer and Visiting Associate at Caltech in the Applied Physics and Materials Science Department. Dr. Hofmann founded JPL’s Metallurgy Facility in 2010, was a charter member of the Materials Development and Manufacturing Technology Group, and helped establish the JPL Additive Manufacturing Center. He is the Principal Investigator of the NASA FAMIS Flight Experiment and was a 2012 recipient of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers from President Obama. He has spent more than 12 years working in metal additive manufacturing and has over 30 granted patents and over 60 peer-reviewed publications.

Dr. Jacob Nuechterlein

President/Founder Elementum 3D

Dr. Jacob Nuechterlein is the founder and president of Elementum 3D in Erie, CO. He earned his Bachelor of Engineering, Master of Science, and Doctor of Philosophy at the Colorado School of Mines. Jacob has been researching, teaching, or consulting on topics such as casting and powder metallurgy for the last 14 years. Elementum 3D’s work with powder bed laser additive manufacturing is based on these principles. In addition, is thesis work in thermodynamics and formation kinetics of metal matrix composites is directly related to all 3D printing processes.