Additive Manufacturing, Q3 2012 Issue

Production aircraft engine components + additive and subtractive together in moldmaking

The Summer 2012 edition of Additive Manufacturing describes how GE Aviation is moving forward with aircraft engine components that will be produced through an additive process. Read about the challenges and the promise that GE Aviation sees in this method of making parts. Other articles describe a mold maker’s view that 3D printing and CNC machining are complementary processes, as well as the potential impact of additive manufacturing on supply chains. To receive Additive Manufacturing as part of your subscription to Modern Machine Shop or MoldMaking Technology, go to or