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New Hybrid Unites Additive Manufacturing and Grinding

A machine performing surface and profile grinding, along with milling and laser metal deposition, is believed to be the world’s first hybrid grinder.

Video: New Customizable Consumer Car to Be Made Through Additive Manufacturing

The sponsor of the upcoming Additive Manufacturing Conference in Knoxville, Tennessee, has revealed the electric car that it will produce in this city.

Print & Assemble—the Future of AM?

While this technology for home 3D printers may be functioning on a small scale, the pick-and-place concept could hold potential for larger industrial applications.

Learn about 3D Printing of Large Parts at Amerimold 2015

At next week’s Amerimold show, Dr. Chad Duty will give complementary showfloor presentations on “Big Area Additive Manufacturing (BAAM).” Dr. Duty, a leading researcher at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, will discuss how polymer-based additive ma...

Panel Discusses Promise and Challenges of Both Additive and Hybrid Machines

Manufacturers ranging from orbital to underground shared their thoughts on additive manufacturing at the recent Innovation Days event.

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.

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