3/24/2016

Will Additive Manufacturing Subtract from Machining?

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A panel discussion captured on video addresses this question.

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Will additive manufacturing (AM) overtake machining and traditional processes? This was one of the questions posed during an AM panel discussion hosted by Mazak and moderated by Senior Editor Peter Zelinski.

Panelists said that the use of AM will grow as engineers begin to design for the technology, but for now tolerances prevent additive from taking the place of machining. The video above contains the entire 5-minute segment of the discussion.

Panelists (from left to right) are:

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