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3 Reasons Why Additive Manufacturing Belongs on a Machine Tool

In more ways than one, the platform for subtractive manufacturing is also the enabler for additive.


Now Available: Additive Manufacturing May 2015 Digital Edition

Articles cover hybrid manufacturing, complementing plastics molding with 3D printing, and CT scanning for inspecting additive parts.


Additive by the Numbers

How long does it take for a company to learn to 3D print metal parts successfully? What portion of the overall manufacturing industry does additive manufacturing make up? These questions and more were answered during the nearly 200 presentations del...


Oak Ridge Group Leader Says Additive Manufacturing Needs “Moon Shots”

At the recent AMUG conference, Oak Ridge National Lab’s Dr. Lonnie Love stressed the need to commit to bold objectives in order to advance additive manufacturing into realizing the promise it is destined to deliver. Here are some other highlights of...


Video: 3D Sand Printing at Hoosier Pattern

A pattern maker demonstrates is patternless approach to casting.


CNC and Additive are a Winning Combination

An innovative kit that enables a standard CNC machining center to integrate a metal cladding process via the automatic toolchanger makes great sense—especially when one of the leading developers states his case.


FAA Clears First Additive Manufactured Part for Flight in a GE Commercial Jet Engine

A cobalt-chrome temperature sensor housing is being retrofit to GE90 engines used by Boeing.


Video: 3D-Printed Car, Mark II

In six weeks, Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Manufacturing Demonstration Facility 3D printed a working Shelby Cobra for the Detroit Auto Show. This facility will be on of the locations for an Additive Manufacturing Conference debuting in October.


3D Printing and the Promise of Custom Fit

Can additive processes be used to customize wearable products to give a perfect fit to each individual? It works for ear buds….


Video: Additive Manufacturing and the Gun Fallacy

This installment in a video series debunking 3D printing misconceptions looks at the notion that the technology is dangerous because it can be used to make firearms.


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