MMT ZONE: Additive Manufacturing

Building Up Additive Manufacturing
We have been covering the development of additive manufacturing since we launched MMT back in 1998, and then four years ago we launched our Additive Manufacturing Supplement. Well, with the continued growth in both technology and industry interest, our supplement has become a new, full-sized magazine, the website has been revamped and a conference has been introduced. more (+)

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Putting Safety First Adds Up
Production Machining

Recognizing several years ago that too many of its machinists were getting bruised and cut from bumping against boring bars and other sharp tools inside its lathes, this company was prompted to look for a simple way to cover these tools and protect its employees.

Methods Event Debuts Additive Manufacturing Offerings
Modern Machine Shop

The company’s investments around its partnership with 3D Systems will help smaller manufacturers succeed with additive, Methods Machine Tools says.

Would You Rather Have a Paper Print or a 3D-Printed Prototype?
Modern Machine Shop

This custom cutting tool manufacturer uses a 3D printer to provide customers with a physical prototype to view and handle, not just a part print illustrating its complex design.

Stratasys Expands Ultem 1010 Resin Compatibility
Modern Machine Shop

The company now offers the thermoplastic for two additional machines in its line of FDM 3D printers.

Hybrid Machining Center Intersperses Milling with Growing Parts
Modern Machine Shop

DMG MORI’s Lasertec 4300 3D hybrid machine incorporates additive-directed energy deposition (blown powder) into a five-axis turn-mill machining center with a working area of 600 × 1,500 mm.

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Additive Manufacturing

From the publisher of MoldMaking Technology, ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING is a magazine focusing on the use of 3D printing technologies to make functional products such as mold tooling and end-use parts. To learn much more about the promise and the challenges of additive manufacturing, visit the AM website.

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