Exploring the: Additive Manufacturing Zone
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One-Offs Without Tradeoffs
Does it have to be expensive to produce a one-off part? Does the one-off have to fall short of the manufactured part’s properties? A Boston-area 3D printer maker has an idea for how to produce components that are both low quantity and industrial qu...
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.
In addition to the geometric freedom, additive manufacturing also provides the freedom to use metals that would be difficult to apply another way. Deka Research & Development is exploring both freedoms as it seeks to create a power source that could...
Incorporating 3D Printing
Technologies that give moldmakers the ability to test out a couple different designs before investing in the final tool.
Highlighting Hybrid Manufacturing
The winner of the first International Additive Manufacturing Award is a company that developed a head for adding metal additive manufacturing to an existing machine tool.
Lessons and Learning Curves in Plastics 3D Printing
A learn-as-you-go approach has helped this custom molder grow its 3D printing capabilities.
Validating and Qualifying
X-ray technology can validate the internal geometry of additively-manufactured parts in 3D without destroying the part.
Desktop 3D Printer as Job Shop Resource
The low-cost 3D printer in this shop supports machining by simplifying prototyping and producing usable hardware—including vise jaws.
CAM Software Enhances AWJ as an Additive Process
Intelli-CAM from Omax Corp is especially tailored for the needs of AWJ machine users. This CAM software provides features that support additive manufacturing applications.
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.