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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.


Additive Manufacturing for Production Medical Parts

This series of photos illustrates medical products produced through additive manufacturing by a company specializing in medical product development.


How Would You Make This Bracket Better?

When design constraints are taken away, what does the very best design for a given application look like?


Video: On-Site Manufacturing in the Future

A team of students in Finland produced this video of their vision of how parts may be produced in the future. This entry won Fastems’ conceptual design competition held in honor of the company’s 30 years of building flexible manufacturing systems.


Landspeed Record with Laser Melting

The very first object to break the landspeed barrier of 1,000 mph is likely to be a part produced through additive manufacturing.


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