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Stratasys Ltd. Chairman and Chief Innovation Officer Scott Crump has been awarded the Rapid Technologies and Additive Manufacturing (RTAM) Industry Achievement Award by the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME). Established in 2008, this award annually recognizes one individual, team or company for accomplishments that have had significant impact within the additive manufacturing industry or in any industry through the application of additive manufacturing technologies. A panel of judges composed of manufacturing engineers, CEOs, industry consultants, original equipment manufacturers and other rapid manufacturing professionals evaluate nominees from the RTAM industry, which includes rapid manufacturing, tooling, medical, 3D imaging and materials.
Editor PickCan Additive Manufacturing Increase Milling Feed Rates?
With PCD tooling, yes it can. The diamond cutting edges demand a large number flutes to realize their full effectiveness. Traditional methods for making cutter bodies limit the number of flutes, but 3D printing is delivering tools with higher flute density and other enhancements as well.