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Video: 5 Things You Didn’t Know about Additive Manufacturing
Manufacturers now succeeding with additive manufacturing are beginning to see what its ultimate impact might be. Here are ideas about the reach that AM will have, and the kinds of changes and advances it will enable.
Additive for Fixturing, Machine Tool Components
Additive Manufacturing is being used for more than prototyping these days. Here are two examples of how a machine shop might leverage this technology.
SLIDESHOW: Technology Showcase, AM and Materials
Additive manufacturing is changing the way we think about making things and anything mold material-related remains a hot topic for MMT readers. Here is a sampling of some machine tool builders offering AM solutions as well as a few material product ...
Integrating Additive Manufacturing without Inhibiting Machining
CNC machining is the superior process for dimensional precision. Can AM be added to the machine tool without compromising this strength?
Make Large Prototypes on a Small 3D Printer
To prove out the designs of brackets that are much larger than its 3D printer, this manufacturer prints the bracket models in pieces and assembles them into prototypes.
2016 Digital "Technology Review and Sourcing Guide" Available
If it's time to upgrade old equipment, try an alternative process, invest in a new strategy or just shop around, MoldMaking Technology’s annual Technology Review and Sourcing Guide is the perfect companion to your decision-making process.
3D-Printed Metal Device Enables More Accurate Surgery
Additive manufacturing made it possible to cost-effectively produce a medical device to help surgeons in ACL repair and replacement surgery.
Gosiger Adds 3D Printing Equipment, Services via Stratasys
The technology provider and integrator is helping to bring 3D printing to the shop floor via a new product line and partnership.
Collaboration and Education
I visited with two companies at Amerimold last week in Novi, Michigan, that have committed to technology development R&D and collaboration to move innovation forward.
Webinar: Using Additive and Subtractive Manufacturing to Improve Productivity
An upcoming webinar presented by Okuma and RPM Innovations will address AM’s role alongside subtractive manufacturing.