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Now Available: Additive Manufacturing September 2014 Digital Edition

Stories describe possibilities for mold insert repair, plus a look at how 3D printing contributes to the success and figures into the philosophy of a forward-looking machining business.


Metal Additive Manufacturing for Parts up to 7 Feet Tall

Sample part in Inconel 625 challenges the size constraint usually associated with powder-based metal additive manufacturing.


Video: Racing Engine Oil Pump Gear Produced through Additive Manufacturing

High complexity and low quantity made this critical part a candidate for 3D printing.


3DRV Road Tour Visits ITAMCO

Although we have written about ITAMCO several times, it’s good to see this precision machining company getting positive mention in a recent article posted online by Forbes. The author, TJ McCue, visited ITAMCO as part of his eight-month, cross count...


Numbers Describe Additive Manufacturing’s Advantage

Airbus quantifies the material and energy savings it will realize on parts that are 3D printed.


Speakers at the Upcoming Additive Manufacturing Workshop

Interested in what you’ve read in our “Additive Manufacturing” supplement? Representatives of companies we’ve covered will be coming together to speak at a brand new additive manufacturing event at IMTS.


GE Brings Production-Volume Additive Manufacturing to Alabama

Company says the site could ultimately have 50 additive manufacturing machines. Nozzles made here will be shipped to an even newer manufacturing site in Indiana.


Video: Additive Manufacturing at Linear Mold

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


Video: 3D Printing of Injection Molds at Whale

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

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.


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