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.
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Arburg Freeformer and AFP process enables 3D plastic part build layer-by-layer with high material diversity and high part quality.
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.
Four tips for applying the right cutting tools in hybrid additive manufacturing.
Data shows that manufacturers using 3D printing were able to continue normal operations and innovate, while saving time and money.
Successful additive manufacturing pilot training program for NASA Johnson Space Center leads to new collaborative offering to business and academia.
Desktop Metal’s Shop System uses binder jetting technology to 3D print metal parts at exceptional finenesses and resolutions up to 1600 DPI.
Designing molds with additive tooling implementation in mind requires blending traditional mold standards with innovative new ideas of what is possible to push the limits of mold performance.
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%.
The collaboration brings together additive toolpath planning in both subtractive and additive areas, and robots retrofitted for DED applications for a complete programming solution.
Hasco’s additively manufactured Steamrunner hot runner manifold allows for increased flexibility with injection molding.
Instead of treating additive manufacturing of metal parts and post processing as separate processes, the joint project aims to develop integrated process chains to establish upscaled AM.
Siemen’s Parasolid geometric modeling software now offers tools for Convergent Modeling and lattice structures.
Every year, AMUG’s DINO awards recognize those that have contributed to the AM industry with the intent to advance other individuals or the industry as a whole.
Researchers propose a new approach to producing mold inserts with optical surface quality and no degradation using electroforming, thermal spray, and selective laser melting.
Difficult-to-cool areas of a mold cost cycle time, making the perfect application for additive tooling, including retrofitting an existing tool with lifters, slides and high wear areas.
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3D Systems launches its latest software solution 3DXpert for SolidWorks 15, which prepares and optimizes users’ designs for additive manufacturing.
Big Kaiser Precision Tooling Inc. will host its annual Breakfast & Learn event virtually, May 28 at 10:00 am CST.
The Cool Parts Show, the series from Additive Manufacturing Media about 3D printing for industrial production, has produced special episodes about 3D printing during the COVID-19 crisis.
Gardner Business Media is launching a series of four paid webinars in partnership with the Reshoring Initiative and Harry Moser. The fourth and final webinar will take place Wednesday, May 20, at 11:00 am EDT.
MoldMaking Technology’s annual Technology Review and Sourcing Guide is a comprehensive guide for researching today’s technology, equipment, products and services with 11 sections, including Additive Manufacturing.
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Editorial Director, MoldMaking Technology
Hybrid additive/subtractive machining produces highly accurate parts from metal powders that are melted and sintered using a laser while surfaces are precisely milled at high speeds.
Implementing additive tooling into a mold can be a daunting task, but maintaining it over the life of the tool can be straight-up scary. Here are three steps to include in your maintenance plan.
The right surface modification solution can alleviate a few common additive manufacturing pain points that typically require creating new molds or parts.
AssetPro will be hosting a webinar, March 31st, 2020, at 10 am to discuss how employers can meet the intent of the OSHA regulations and how to protect their employees from coronavirus (COVID-19).
Wohlers Associates, Inc. announced the publication of Wohlers Report 2020, the 25th annual installment of its undisputed, industry-leading report on additive manufacturing (AM) and 3D printing.
Uddeholm launches AM Corrax powder specifically designed with the needs of plastic injection molders in mind.