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ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING is Modern Machine Shop’s sister magazine devoted to the use of 3D printing technology to manufacture functional parts. To learn more about the promise and the challenges of making end-use components and production tooling through additive manufacturing, visit the AM website.

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Additive Survey Shows Less Tinkering, More Practical Use


Conducted by Price Waterhouse Coopers and the Manufacturing Institute, a 2015 survey of 120 manufacturing professionals provides plenty of evidence of additive manufacturing technology’s rapid maturation.

Video: Does Metal Additive Manufacturing Compete with Machining?


In an interview during the Additive Manufacturing Conference, one expert says no—in fact, they’re complementary.

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Additive Manufacturing Makes Subtractive Cutting Tools


Mapal reaps the benefits of additive and subtractive manufacturing with its QTD drills.



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Hybrid Machine Enables Milling between Additive Passes

By: Jedd Cole
Sodick’s OPM250L combines additive metal manufacturing and high-speed milling into the same workspace, enabling single-process production of finished components.

Video: Additive, Subtractive Cell Achieves High Throughput

By: Matt Danford
Two industry suppliers say cells combining separate, dedicated equipment can outperform hybrid machines in high-volume industrial applications.

Attend the Additive Manufacturing Conference during IMTS 2016

By: Stephanie Hendrixson
Register for the Additive Manufacturing Conference and learn about AM opportunities during North America’s largest manufacturing trade show.

Engineer Better, More Profitable Molds

By: Cynthia Kustush
Where moldmaking is concerned, we have the best conference tracks for learning solid strategies that can take your business from where it is to where it ought to be—and you know I’m talking about Amerimold!

Additive Manufacturing May Digital Edition Is Here

By: Christina M. Fuges
This edition includes features on Caterpillar's new AM Factory, knee surgery's next step, the long view of AM, three things to watch in AM, and much more.


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