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Additive Manufacturing

EOS Expands Online Training Program to U.S. to Foster Industrial 3D Printing Education

Additive Minds Academy offers a series of over 18 topic-based learning modules supported by EOS’ consulting team to equip learners and aid companies in leveraging AM technologies.

New Wohlers Report 2021 Finds 7.5% Growth in AM Industry Despite Pandemic

The 26th annual installment of the Wohler’s Report 2021 discusses the impact of COVID-19 on the AM industry, the hidden costs of AM and more, all indicating industry acceleration.

ESPRIT CAM Now Supports Binder Jetting Technology

ESPRIT CAM collaborates with France’s Technical Centre for Mechanical Industry (CETIM) to further enhance the support of additive technologies.

Business Strategy

Markforged To Become Publicly Listed Through Merger With One

Business combination with special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) one to be completed by the end of summer 2021.

Moldmaking Technology's Top-Viewed Content: Technology, Additive Tooling, Workforce Development and More

The MoldMaking Technology team has pulled together a list of the top performing items of the last month based on recent pageview analytics. Take a look.

Additive Manufacturing

MMT Chats: The Need for Broader Additive Manufacturing Education to Understand its True ROI, Part 1

MMT Chats invites the additive manufacturing (AM) team from Action Mold and Machining in Grand Rapids, Michigan, to share their passion for and experience with additive manufacturing in moldmaking by exploring how education matters to fully grasp AM’s return on investment. This episode is brought to you by ISCAR with New Ideas for Machining Intelligently.

Machining

Five Key Aspects of a Basic Multi-Axis AM Programming Workflow and CAD/CAM/AM Tools

CAD, CAM and AM tools in the same software package and user interface ease programming for mold builders employing additive manufacturing operations.

Additive Manufacturing

Hybrid Manufacturing Technologies Announces New Hybrid AM Subsidiary

The new division offers customers Manufacturing-as-a-Service, and enables wider access to hybrid technology, including laser metal deposition and more.

Design & Mfg. Software

Siemens, EOS North America Partner to Improve AM Efficiency, Profitability

Combination of EOS machines and Siemens AM software to provide customers opportunity for a seamless, automated AM digital thread from design through production.

Additive Manufacturing

Hybrid Manufacturing Technologies Takes Lead Involvement in Novel Compact Wire-Fed AM Project

InnovateUK research project to demonstrate advantages of the HMT interchangeable head over subtractive manufacturing and DED techniques.

Design & Mfg. Software

Technology Roundup: You'll Only See It Here!

MMT presents a compilation of digital-only new/proven product content. Cutting tools, machining, AM, software and inspection/measurement categories are showcased in this latest roundup.

Mold Components

How to Supply Cooling to Additive Tooling

Additive tooling provides limitless options for cooling a mold’s difficult-to-cool areas.

MoldMaking Technology's Top-Viewed January Content: Design, Metal Additive Manufacturing and Hot Rods

The MoldMaking Technology team has pulled together a list of the top five items based on pageview analytics for the month of January. Take a look.

Hot Runners

Giving Mold Builders Additive Capabilities, Super Creativity

I saw my first 3D-printed hot runner manifold at K 2019 in Germany, but the system did not have a name yet.  Fast forward to 2020 and it not only has a name, but it’s been successfully implemented in a number of applications across Europe.  And today, it’s ready for the North American marketplace.

Additive Manufacturing

Tool Steel Alloy For Binder Jetting Delivers High Hardness and Strength

Digital Metal and its DM D2  tool steel alloy for AM can be heat treated to high hardness and compressive strength. Offers versatility and high wear resistance.

Additive Manufacturing

Patented AM Process for Functional Multi-Component Parts Production

Arburg Freeformer and AFP process enables 3D plastic part build layer-by-layer with high material diversity and high part quality.

Additive Manufacturing

Siemens, Stratasys Partner to Incorporate Additive Manufacturing into Volume Production

The formal partnership aims to strengthen and expand the benefits of 3D printing in manufacturing value chain, with the aerospace, automotive and tooling industries expected to benefit first.

Additive Manufacturing

How to Improve Mold Venting with Metal Additive Manufacturing

Patented 3D-printed mold insert design rapidly evacuates gases while preventing plastic flash-through, eliminates costly maintenance and need for press-side temperature-control units.

Cutting Tools

Cutter Considerations for Hybrid Additive Manufacturing

Four tips for applying the right cutting tools in hybrid additive manufacturing.

Markforged Report Suggests 3D Printing Enabled Manufacturers to Persevere Through COVID-19

Data shows that manufacturers using 3D printing were able to continue normal operations and innovate, while saving time and money.

Additive Manufacturing

EOS, Texas A&M University Offer AM Professional Development Program

Successful additive manufacturing pilot training program for NASA Johnson Space Center leads to new collaborative offering to business and academia.

Additive Manufacturing

Metal Binder Jetting System Features Enhanced Resolution

Desktop Metal’s Shop System uses binder jetting technology to 3D print metal parts at exceptional finenesses and resolutions up to 1600 DPI.

Additive Manufacturing

Agemaspark Purchases 3D Metal Printing Machine, Improves Efficiency of Mold Tool

The EOS 290 enables manufacturing of mold tools through a conformal cooling technique to produce laser-sintered inserts. The technique improves efficiency of a mold tool by as much as 20%. 

Additive Manufacturing

ESPRIT, Alma CAM Partner for Robot Additive DED Programming

The collaboration brings together additive toolpath planning in both subtractive and additive areas, and robots retrofitted for DED applications for a complete programming solution. 

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