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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.

Machining

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.

Workforce Development

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. 

Hot Runners

Steamrunner Offers Unprecedented Flexibility

Hasco’s additively manufactured Steamrunner hot runner manifold allows for increased flexibility with injection molding.

Makino, Additive Technology Partner to Upscale Additive Manufacturing

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.

Additive Manufacturing

Open Software Technology Refines 3D Printing and Scanning Workflows

Siemen’s Parasolid geometric modeling software now offers tools for Convergent Modeling and lattice structures.

Additive Manufacturing

Additive Manufacturing User Group awards ten DINOs

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. 

Additive Manufacturing

How to Use Additive Tooling in Difficult-to-Cool Areas of a Mold

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.

Amerimold Connects Goes Live Today!

Sessions for Amerimold Connects start today at 9:00 AM (EST)!Make sure you're registered to join in on all the great content this virtual event has to offer.

Design & Mfg. Software

Software Add-On Streamlines Design for Additive Manufacturing Cycle

3D Systems launches its latest software solution 3DXpert for SolidWorks 15, which prepares and optimizes users’ designs for additive manufacturing.

BIG KAISER Hosts Virtual Breakfast & Learn Event

Big Kaiser Precision Tooling Inc. will host its annual Breakfast & Learn event virtually, May 28 at 10:00 am CST.

Additive Manufacturing

The Cool Parts Show Finds Additive Manufacturing Advancing During Pandemic Crisis

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.

Supply Chain Lessons from COVID-19: How to Get Started with TCO Webinar

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. 

Machining

Hybrid Additive Machining Produces Accurate Parts from Metal Powders

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.

Mold Components

How to Maintain Additive Tooling

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.

Additive Manufacturing

PVD Coatings Solve Common 3D-Printed Mold and Part Problems

The right surface modification solution can alleviate a few common additive manufacturing pain points that typically require creating new molds or parts.

Business Strategy

Webinar to Discuss OSHA Regulatory Requirements for Coronavirus

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 Report 2020 Documents More than 250 Additive Manufacturing Applications

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.

Additive Manufacturing

Additive Manufacturing Metal Powder Designed for Plastic Injection Molders

Uddeholm launches AM Corrax powder specifically designed with the needs of plastic injection molders in mind.

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