Video: Does Metal Additive Manufacturing Compete with Machining?

In an interview during the Additive Manufacturing Conference, one expert says no—in fact, they’re complementary.


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Is there a conflict between additive manufacturing and CNC machining? Robert Chiari, a regional sales manager with Renishaw, says no—in fact, it’s quite the opposite. He points out that many manufacturers use both subtractive and additive processes to arrive at a finished part. In the video above, Mr. Chiari discusses the complementary technologies in a conversation with Senior Editor Peter Zelinski.

(This video is one of a series of interviews filmed during the most recent Additive Manufacturing Conference. View the complete list of videos on the Additive Manufacturing website.)