Stephanie Hendrixson Contributing Editor, Modern Machine Shop

 

Stephanie (Monsanty) Hendrixson served as a Modern Machine Shop summer intern in 2012 and joined the team as an assistant editor later that fall. Today Stephanie is senior editor for sister publication Additive Manufacturing, where she writes about 3D printing applications and co-hosts The Cool Parts Show, a video series that highlights unique, unusual and weird 3D printed parts.

Stephanie is a current co-ambassador for the Cincinnati chapter of Women in 3D Printing (Wi3DP). In 2019 she was named among Temboo’s 20 Women in Manufacturing That Are Influencing the Industry, and previously appeared in a panel discussion on “Digital Transformation: Gaining a Competitive Advantage with Data and Diversity” hosted by Women in Big Data at IMTS 2018. 

Stephanie holds a B.A. in English literature and history from the University of Mount Union, as well as an M.A. in professional writing from the University of Cincinnati. She currently serves on the UC Professional Writing Advisory Board.

Stephanie is an avid runner, food enthusiast and sourdough baker. She lives in Ohio with her husband Paul and rescue cat Artemis.

 

Additive

Learn How Additive Manufacturing Will Change Production at AM In-Depth

By: Stephanie Hendrixson

3D printing will change how parts and products are manufactured. Get a front-row seat at this free educational series running through IMTS Spark.

Additive

Video: Topology Optimization in Action

By: Stephanie Hendrixson

What is topology optimization, and how does it work? See the process for lightweighting a legacy part step-by-step using this design strategy in the video in this blog post. 

Additive

How to Reduce and Avoid Emissions from Polymer 3D Printing

By: Stephanie Hendrixson

Desktop 3D printers are immensely useful in a machine shop, but can emit volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and ultrafine particles (UFPs) that are harmful to humans. Here are some guidelines to install and operate them safely. 

Additive

Drone Manufacturer Applies 3D Printing for More Efficient Engines

By: Stephanie Hendrixson

Cobra Aero's metal 3D printer has been running "practically non-stop" since it was purchased last year. Two major wins for this process.

Additive

The Cool Parts Show Reveals 3D Printing Reality and Potential

By: Stephanie Hendrixson

Now in its second season, the YouTube series from Additive Manufacturing uses cool parts to explore the capabilities of industrial 3D printing. 
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Automotive

One Example Changed the Course of 3D Printing at This GM Plant

By: Stephanie Hendrixson

General Motors of Spring Hill, Tennessee, depends on tooling to assemble thousands of vehicles per year. 3D printed tools have become integral.

Additive

Why Use Solid-State Additive Manufacturing?

By: Stephanie Hendrixson

New opportunities are coming thanks to 3D printing processes where the metal doesn't melt. 

Additive

Lessons About Metal Additive Manufacturing from a Hands-on Class

By: Stephanie Hendrixson

The metals you’re used to may not be the metals you want to 3D print. This and other lessons from the Additive Manufacturing Institute of Science and Technology (AMIST).

Additive

Is 3D Printed Tooling a Solution for Die Casting?

By: Stephanie Hendrixson

After tackling the 3D printer, material and design, there's still one challenge left for Exco Engineering: convincing customers. 

Additive

What Can 3D Printing Really Do?

By: Stephanie Hendrixson

And what will it mean for the future of manufacturing? “The Cool Parts Show,” a new video series from Additive Manufacturing, answers these questions with real examples. Watch the first season now. 

Additive

"Hybrid" Manufacturing Process Combines Deposition and Laser Peening

By: Stephanie Hendrixson

Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is combining directed energy deposition (DED), a metal 3D printing process, with laser peening for improved mechanical properties.

Additive

Brackets Are One Potential Win for 3D Printing

By: Stephanie Hendrixson

They may not be flashy, but they are necessary. Four reasons 3D printing can build a better bracket.