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Published: 5/18/2018

The Benefits of Additive and Subtractive Processes in One Machine
When considering hybrid machines for mold manufacturing, it’s important to get the facts to manage expectations of this emerging technology.

Published: 5/16/2018

Additive Manufacturing Magazine Explores Transformative Tooling, Education
The May 2018 issue of Additive Manufacturing magazine explores unconventional applications for 3D-printed tooling and one university’s answer to the AM skills gap, among other stories.

Published: 5/5/2018

After the Build Is Done Why Do the Bills Keep Coming?
When your additively manufactured part is done printing, you just pull it out of the machine and start using it, right? Not even close.

Published: 4/15/2018

Why Does My AM Part Cost So Much?
The machine, the facility and the material are just three costs behind the price tag.

Published: 4/12/2018

3D Printing Workshop at NPE2018
​New in 2018, the 3D Printing Workshop at NPE2018–The Plastics Show, is an immersive, half-day workshop focused on emerging technologies in 3D-printing and additive manufacturing impacting plastics and moldmaking.

Published: 4/8/2018

3D Printer Enables Toolmaker to Produce Fixturing, End-Use Parts
A 3D printer helped a tooling manufacturer quickly and cost-effectively create fixturing for its tools and, eventually, end-use parts for customers.

Published: 3/24/2018

End-to-End Medical Manufacturing, Starting with Additive
The March 2018 issue of Additive Manufacturing magazine highlights a medical manufacturing process that begins with electron beam melting (EBM) additive manufacturing. 

Published: 3/17/2018

A Benefit of Additive Manufacturing: No Tooling Is Required
Manufacturers need to understand the cost curves in regard to “conventional” manufacturing practices and those of additive manufacturing.

Published: 3/16/2018

Defining Rapid Manufacturing
A broad definition of rapid manufacturing is the use of software automation and connected manufacturing equipment to rapidly accelerate the manufacturing process. Read how one provider breaks down some of the considerations when applied to 3D p...

Published: 3/12/2018

Manufacturing News of Note: March 2018
IMTS 2018 opens registration, partnership enables remote access to CNCs, and other industry news.