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Published: 10/18/2012

Moving Beyond Just Interest in AM
Institute aims to fill the knowledge gap between interest in additive technologies and knowing their precise capabilities.

Published: 1/19/2012

Where the Puck is Going
The aim of the new "Additive Manufacturing" supplement is to help you understand a method of making parts that will soon be used more extensively.

Published: 5/1/2011

Q&A: Perspectives and Outlook
Inside insight on the moldmaking industry's challenges, strengths and growth potential.

Published: 11/8/2010

New Business Opportunities: New Equipment Investment Solidifies Medical Mold Prototyping Niche
Investing in an additional high-speed machining center and converting to electric presses rather than hydraulic has allowed mold manufacturer/molder Injection Mold, Inc. (North Vernon, IN) to step up its game by speeding up already quick delivery ti...

Published: 2/1/2009

Direct Metal Laser Sintering vs. Conventional Tool, Part Two
In this head-to-head comparison, conventional toolmaking seemed to be the superior route to go from a cost, quality and leadtime perspective.

Published: 12/1/2008

Worldwide Review and Analysis of Additive Fabrication
SAn executive summary of the annual Wohlers Report that provides quantitative and qualitative analysis on the additive fabrication industry worldwide.

Published: 8/1/2008

New RP Technology Reduces Costs, Leadtimes
A rapid tooling process has been developed using stereolithography (SL) and a nanocomposite resin, which can result in significant savings in both leadtimes and costs.

Published: 5/1/2008

Fusion Process from Abroad Increases Mold Performance
A select laser melting process has been developed overseas involving the fusion of a metallic powder by a scanning laser to produce complex, intricate 3-D parts that could impact the U.S. moldmaking industry

Published: 12/1/2007

Additive Manufacturing In Metal: New Option for Medical Applications
Parts produced by additive processes will require final machining or hand finishing, but allow significant flexibility in the manufacture of custom, short-run, complex or complicated-to-manufacture parts.

Published: 6/1/2007

Dispelling Myths of Rapid Tooling
Six myths of rapid tooling will be dispelled by examining the truth. This will enable the moldmaking and injection molding industries to better accept and sell the growing trend of aluminum tooling.