Machining is a complement to AM as a means of finishing metal 3D printed parts. The increasing adoption of AM for production means more need for postprocessing, particularly machining.
Modern Machine Shop columnist Michael Guckes explains what’s next for automakers, manufacturers.
The November Metalworking Businesses Index falls further as new orders, production contract.
The design freedom of additive manufacturing delivers increased performance to cutting tools. At the world’s leading exposition for machine tools, I saw various examples of this.