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Published: 3/8/2017

Do's and Don'ts of Finishing Metal 3D-Printed Parts
Finishing 3D-printed parts requires different considerations than conventionally machined ones. One expert offers tips.

Published: 3/8/2017

3D Printing Safety Concerns
The latest edition of our AM Magazine puts safety front and center with a story on how the UL Additive Manufacturing Competency Center takes a safety-first approach in additive manufacturing training, tackling often-overlooked safety concerns. Also ...

Published: 3/6/2017

Wire EDM Offers More Than Just Precision
Among other benefits, these two shops have saved significant production time by using wire EDM for part-cutoff operations previously conducted on bandsaws.

Published: 3/3/2017

Building a Better Tool
Collaboration was key to building a mold that would drastically cut cycle time.

Published: 3/1/2017

See More at Amerimold 2017
Registration is now open for the annual trade show. Though the venue is familiar, this year’s event is expanding its offerings for tool- and moldmakers.

Published: 2/20/2017

Additive Manufacturing February Issue Examines Safety for Metal AM
This issue's cover story takes a deep dive into safety for metal additive manufacturing. Read this story and more in the digital edition.

Published: 2/14/2017

Call for Papers: Additive Manufacturing Conference 2017
Have something to say about additive manufacturing? Submit an abstract for the October conference.

Published: 2/14/2017

SLIDESHOW: Technology Showcase, Additive Manufacturing
Working on sister publication Additive Manufacturing has shown me how important it is to stay on top of technology that may have a great impact on the way mold manufacturers can compete today. And, that includes additive manufacturing. Check out thi...

Published: 2/1/2017

Video: Update on Hybrid Manufacturing
Greg Hyatt of DMG MORI discusses hybrid manufacturing, the strategy that combines subtractive and additive processes.

Published: 1/25/2017

Three Design Strategies for Additive Manufacturing
It’s possible to reproduce existing designs via metal additive manufacturing. But the greatest benefits come from designing intentionally with additive in mind.