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Published: 4/27/2019

Manufacturing to Meet Tech Community at MT360
I will hold onstage conversations with additive manufacturing and collaborative automation leaders as part of the new technology event to premier June 18-20 in Santa Clara, California.

Published: 4/25/2019

Additive Manufacturing Workshop for Plastics Unveils Complete Program
The next step for additive manufacturing is all about real volume production, not just prototypes or small part batches. Learn more about this upcoming event’s program lineup, which will present practical applications of 3D technologies relate...

Published: 4/25/2019

Conformal Cooling: Not Just Faster Parts but Better Parts
EVCO Plastics has been offering DMLS conformal-cooled inserts for years and like many shops today, they outsource this work to mold builders who have expertise in DMLS.

Published: 4/22/2019

Grind to Finish: A Postprocessing Solution for Additive Manufacturing
3D printed metal parts typically feature little stock remaining for finishing. Grinding is potentially an effective solution for meeting final tolerances. An abrasive technology provider investigates grinding as a complement to AM.

Published: 4/18/2019

VIDEO: Creating an Unsmashable Guitar
Several of Sandvik’s divisions teamed up with a guitar designer to produce an unsmashable metal guitar for renowned musician Yngwie Malmsteen.

Published: 4/17/2019

When Additive Manufacturing Goes Beyond "Manufacturing"
An additive manufacturing machine is not a direct replacement for a machine tool. Its influence potentially extends far beyond the manufacturing floor, a fact explored in the latest issue of Additive Manufacturing magazine.

Published: 4/17/2019

Amerimold 2019 Update: What You Should Know about Additive Manufacturing for Conformal Cooling
This panel discussion will present in detail the different AM technologies available today, their advantages and disadvantages, and specific ways to implement these technologies without issue.

Published: 4/12/2019

Combining Additive and Subtractive Processes for Hybrid Machining
At this point, we are still learning how to combine the two to optimize hybrid manufacturing.

Published: 4/11/2019

Highly-Automated Tool Shop Achieves Efficient, Precise Medical Device Manufacturing
When a basketball player needs a knee replacement, standard implants simply won’t do. With a total of 18 different additive manufacturing systems, the Aesculap division of medical company B. Braun is the place to go to have custom implants pri...

Published: 4/9/2019

The Case for 3D-Printed Workholding: Collapsing Costs and Lead Times
When Precision Metal Products purchased its first 3D printer last year, the company hoped to collapse both tooling costs and lead times. But the technology’s impact is reaching core business operations, enabling the shop to focus on higher-mar...