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Freeform Injection Molding Creates Mold Cavities with High-Performance Materials

2/3/2020

AddiFab has been working on freeform injection molding (FIM), a unique blend of AM and injection molding, and now the company is ready to step into the spotlight.

3D Printer Offers Latest in Digital Light Processing Technology

1/7/2020

Gesswein introduces the Everes desktop 3D printers, which use the latest in digital light processing technology.

3D Printing System Incorporates H13 Tool Steel for Hot and Cold Tooling Applications

9/19/2019

Desktop Metal announced the launch of H13 tool steel for the Studio System, a metal 3D-printing system for prototyping and low volume production.

AM Powders Designed for Plastic Injection Molders

7/30/2019

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

Additive Manufacturing Systems Enable Near-Contour Cooling

6/18/2019

At Amerimold, TRUMPF Inc. will demonstrate how companies in the mold making industry can take advantage of 3D printing.

Hybrid CNC Boosts Multitasking Capability with FSW Technology

12/13/2018

Mazak Corp., through its acquisition of MegaStir, adds friction stir welding (FSW) technology to its VTC-300C CNC’s multitasking capabilities.

Machining Center Combines 5 Axis Milling with Laser AM

11/8/2018

With so much happening in a busy show year between NPE2018, Amerimold 2018 and IMTS 2018, MoldMaking Technology is revisiting some of the technology that was on display. In case you missed it: At IMTS 2018, Okuma America Corp.’s MU-8000V Laser EX multitasking machine combined five-axis machining with a Trumpf laser.

AM Powder Designed to Create Conformal Cooling Channels

10/9/2018

With so much happening in a busy show year between NPE2018, Amerimold 2018 and IMTS 2018, MoldMaking Technology is revisiting some of the technology that was on display. In case you missed it: Uddeholm says that using Corrax additive manufacturing powder enables the creation of conformal cooling channels to reduce cycle times. The company had the powder on display at NPE2018.

Conformal Cooling Technology Maximizes Cooling Efficiency

9/19/2018

With so much happening in a busy show year between NPE2018, Amerimold 2018 and IMTS 2018, MoldMaking Technology is revisiting some of the technology that was on display. In case you missed it: DME says that its TruCool Conformal Cooling line provides greater overall cooling coverage with even distribution while maintaining a targeted, consistent temperature and reducing cycle times by as much as 60 percent.

3D Printing with ABS Reduces Part Weight and Production Time

7/5/2018

By 3D printing the mill fixture using ABS thermoplastic material instead of machining it from aluminum, Baker Industries was able to reduce the weight of a customer’s tool by 70 percent, which served to protect the parts that were being trimmed and provide a safer solution for employees handling the tool.