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Sand Printing’s Side Benefit

A pattern maker is now able to skip the pattern by printing foundry mold components directly in sand. This figurine is a byproduct of the way the company batches the sand-printing jobs for greater efficiency

Additive Manufacturing February 2014 Digital Edition

Articles describe a CNC machining business’s move into additive production, plus AM technologies seen at the recent Euromold show.

Enabling Factors for Additive Manufacturing

In an interview with GE Capital, GE Global Research Center technology director Christine Furstoss was asked what factors will determine the speed of adoption of additive manufacturing into mass production applications. She described four.

MC Machinery Systems to Offer Matsuura Lumex Additive Manufacturing Machine

MC Machinery Systems, the Wood Dale, Illinois-based supplier of EDM machines, machining centers, press brakes, and laser and waterjet machines, has announced a partnership with Matsuura Machinery Corp. to introduce Matsuura’s Lumex Avance-25 additiv...

GE Contest Winner: The Most Strength with the Least Weight

GE recently announced the winner of its Jet Engine Bracket Challenge. The challenge involved a bracket to be shifted from CNC machining to additive manufacturing. Machining limits design options, but additive manufacturing offers complexity for free...

A 3D Printer in Every School

Inspired by a remark from the President’s State of the Union address, MakerBot and its partners aim to put a 3D printer in every school in the United States.

Video: Additive/Subtractive Machining Cycle

DMG Mori produced the part seen in this video to demonstrate the capabilities of its new hybrid machine, which is capable of both CNC machining and additive manufacturing through laser metal deposition.

Additive Manufacturing at Euromold

In addition to being an important event for moldmakers, Euromold is also a leading event showcasing additive manufacturing technology. See photos from the additive manufacturing hall of this show.

Additive Manufacturing November 2013 Digital Edition

This digital edition of November’s Additive Manufacturing supplement is now available. Read it today.

Hybrid Machine Combines Milling and Additive Manufacturing

Far from being opposite or competitive processes, additive manufacturing and CNC machining actually go together. They belong in the same machine.

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