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ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING is a new quarterly supplement to both Modern Machine Shop and MoldMaking Technology magazines. The supplement covers technologies that build complex components layer by layer, focusing on the ways these technologies are used to make functional products such as production tooling and end-use manufactured parts. To subscribe to this supplement, visit the subscription page by clicking “Magazine” in the Subscribe links above. Click here to view the electronic supplement.

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Additive Manufacturing Digital Editions


Additive Manufacturing is the new publication devoted to the use of additive technology for making functional parts. Read current and past issues by visiting our digital library.



Video: Additive Manufacturing at Linear Mold

By: Peter Zelinski
The company uses 3D printing to create conformal-cooling mold inserts in addition to production parts.

Video: 3D Printing of Injection Molds at Whale

By: Peter Zelinski
Can plastic be used to mold plastic? This pump maker with in-house injection molding machines talks about how it now makes molds for these machines by printing the molds in plastic.

Pros and Cons of Making Foundry Patterns Via 3D Printing

By: Peter Zelinski
A new method of pattern making brings various advantages, not the least of which is expanded design freedom. But 3D printing of patterns is not without trade-offs.

Video: World’s Largest Additive Metal Manufacturing Plant

By: Peter Zelinski
GE Aviation facility in Italy will have capacity for 60 machines making metal production parts through additive manufacturing.

Join Me at the Additive Manufacturing Workshop

By: Peter Zelinski
At IMTS, learn from manufacturers who are applying 3D printing in production.


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