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Will Additive Manufacturing Play a Major Role in Aircraft Production?

One answer: It already does. Lockheed Martin discusses the challenges and promise of producing parts through 3D printing.


Additive Manufacturing Is the New Normal

A company founded on the principle of individualized manufacturing puts AM to work right out front, in its retail lobby.


Additive’s Idiosyncrasies

Additive manufacturing is not as easy as just hitting “print.” Like any manufacturing process, it demands attention to considerations that are characteristic of this process alone.


2014 JIMTOF Report: Machining Added to Additive

JIMTOF Report: Machining Added to Additive


Multiplying Options

Additive manufacturing’s greatest impact for this company is the versatility that has allowed it to offer different solutions than other manufacturers.


Rebuild, Don't Replace

If you could rebuild a damaged or worn-out mold insert instead of replacing it with a new one, wouldn’t you?


Where 3D Printing Fits In

Baklund R&D, a tool and die and CNC machining job shop in Hutchinson, Minnesota, has an unusual philosophy for how to cultivate, encourage and develop manufacturing employees.


Aerospace Manufacturing Conference Returns to IMTS

TRAM 2014 will include two days of presentations on ideas and technologies affecting aircraft manufacturing. Here, speakers from Boeing and Airbus offer a preview.


Financial Justification of Conformal Cooling

A ratio analysis helps illustrate the estimated effects of conformal cooling on profitability.


Laser Sintering and Milling Working Together

A hybrid manufacturing process offers mold builders an alternative method for making cores and cavities with time and cost savings and increased consistency.


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