ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING

NEWS

Makino and Additive Industries Sign Process Integration LOI

Makino and Additive Industries have signed a letter of intent to develop integrated process chains for industrialized metal additive manufacturing and postprocessing.

Additive Manufacturing

Inside Oak Ridge’s 3D-Printed Machine Tool Moonshot

The widespread outsourcing of large machine castings led a collaborative team at Oak Ridge National Laboratory to tackle the machine tool supply chain. The first step? 3D print the largest cast component.

NEWS

Siemens and Ingersoll Expand Digital Enterprise Partnership

Siemens and Ingersoll are expanding their digital partnership to enable create digital twins of Ingersoll’s tools and further advance robotics and CNC.

Additive Manufacturing

How a Worksheet Can Elevate AM Success

How a simple worksheet can help improve success with additive manufacturing.
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Additive Manufacturing

The Circular Economy, Sustainability and Manufacturing

Sustainability means much more than recycling. Achieving a circular economy starts with decisions made long before the part or product reaches the user; a furniture manufacturer provides an example.

Additive Manufacturing

Growing Closer: Machine Shops and 3D Printing for Production

Machining a large 3D-printed part for aerospace composite tooling is fundamentally different than manufacturing the part traditionally. Baker Industries knows this first-hand.

Additive Manufacturing

A Methodical Strategy to Bring Additive Manufacturing into Sheet Metal Fabrication

When Wilson Tool International launched its additive manufacturing division in 2018, it had already proven 3D printing’s value through dozens of printed parts for its own line of equipment. Demonstrating that value to customers required a new, highly focused approach.

Additive Manufacturing

Industrializing AM: A Simple Cost Equation

The costs of AM are still throttling its adoption.
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Automotive

3D Printing, Generative Design Put This EV on a "Diet"

Redesigning and consolidating the components of Arcimoto's Fun Utility Vehicle (FUV) will bring this small electric car into the realm of micromobility. More in a recent episode of The Cool Parts Show.

Additive Manufacturing

Can This Metal 3D Printing System Make Production Additive Manufacturing Common in Machine Shops?

A new metal AM system for batches of end-use parts was designed to permit productivity and machine pricing comparable to a CNC machine tool.