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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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retrofit additive head

Easing the Entry into Additive Manufacturing


With funding from America Makes, Optomec and MachMotion worked together to develop a retrofit additive manufacturing system for machining centers.

Ralph Sassenhausen and Mike Muessel of Faustson Tool

A Layered Approach to Boosting Business and the Industry


Faustson Tool uses its pioneering spirit to carefully take on metals additive manufacturing one step at a time, and today the company is committed to educating and supporting industry and its academic partners with this technology.

Validating and Qualifying


X-ray technology can validate the internal geometry of additively-manufactured parts in 3D without destroying the part.



H.C. Starck, Metasphere Cooperate to Develop Spherical Metal Powders

By: Edited by Stephanie Hendrixson
The partnership leverages Metasphere’s process and H.C. Starck’s support services.

The largest ultrasonic additive manufacturing machine has a work envelope of 6 by 6 by 3 feet. Developed by Fabrisonic, the machine is being built by Ultra Tech Machinery, another Ohio company.

Additive Manufacturing Conference Speaker: Mark Norfolk

By: Peter Zelinski
The Fabrisonic president will be one of the speakers at the October 20-21 conference in Knoxville, Tennessee, focusing on industrial applications of additive manufacturing.

Additive/Subtractive Manufacturing Service Launched

By: Edited by Stephanie Hendrixson
A prototyping bureau in China is offering both metal 3D printing and CNC machining under one roof.

Software Add-On Helps Create Support Structures

By: Edited by Stephanie Hendrixson
Netfabb, a subsidiary of FIT AG, has released Support Structures, an add-on to its NetFabb 6 suite of software for 3D printing and additive manufacturing.

Jason Jones of Hybrid Manufacturing Technologies accepted the International Additive Manufacturing Award for his company’s additive manufacturing head, which brings metal-layering capability to a standard CNC machine tool.

Additive Manufacturing Conference Speaker: Jason Jones

By: Peter Zelinski
The Hybrid Manufacturing Technologies cofounder will be one of the speakers at the October 20-21 conference in Knoxville, Tennessee, focusing on industrial applications of additive manufacturing.


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