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Where Do 3D-Printed Molds Make Sense?

Stratasys describes the capabilities and limitations of 3D “digital ABS” molds for making plastic parts through injection molding or blow molding.

Video: Additive Manufacturing at Linear Mold

The company uses 3D printing to create conformal-cooling mold inserts in addition to production parts.

Amerimold 2014 Registration Now Open

Scheduled to run June 11-12, 2014, in Novi, Mich., Amerimold connects global and domestic technology leaders involved in all aspects of mold manufacturing.

Machining for Additive Manufacturing

Even though one is “subtractive” and one is additive, CNC machining and additive manufacturing are not competitors.

Mold Shop Cures the “Curse of Knowledge”

How do you transfer knowledge from skilled employees to apprentices? Here’s how one shop did it using a Facebook-like sharing system.

Video: Linear Motor Machines at Die Tech

Machines with linear motors instead of ballscrews have increased productivity for one die maker.

Additive Manufacturing or Low-Volume Injection Molding?

Learn about the comparison between additive manufacturing and low-volume injection molding in this video presentation.

Conformal Cooling: Another Tool in the Toolbox to Build a Better Mold

Moldmakers are just starting to scratch the surface of what can be done with conformal cooling, which involves an additive approach.

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