MMT Chats: The Need for Broader Additive Manufacturing Education to Understand its True ROI, Part 2

This MMT Chat continues the conversation with Action Mold and Machining, as two members of the Additive Manufacturing team dig a little deeper into AM education, AM’s return on investment and the facility and equipment requirements to implement AM properly. This episode is brought to you by ISCAR with New Ideas for Machining Intelligently.
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Vented Ejector Pins Targets More Efficient Gas Removal for Molds

Next Chapter Manufacturing presents its 3D-printed NXC vented ejector pins which offers an integrated porous core to enable gas to pass through the face of the pin and vent out the side, avoiding gas traps.

CAM Logic Advances Into Additive and Subtractive Manufacturing 

Holistic engineering solutions provider and additive manufacturer ushers in 25th year with new location in Auburn Hills, Michigan.

Metal Additive Manufacturing Machine Series Enables High-Volume Mold Component Production

The Matsuura Lumex series system implements conformal cooling and integrated porous venting, reducing EDM processes and capital equipment investments for tooling and molding machines.

Additive Filament Eliminates Fume Emissions for Enhanced Design Flexibility

Jabil’s Jabil PA 0600 is a high-strength additive material with enhanced functionality for the development of complex parts such as tooling, workholding devices and more.

CNC Turning Machines Manufacturer Index Group Acquires One Click Metal GmbH

Index Group extends business with One Click Metal’s additive manufacturing solutions in 3D printing metal, which are used in mechanical engineering, tool manufacturing and automotive industries.

Optimized AM Metal Powder Alloy Delivers Application Flexibility

New high-temperature, crack-free nickel-chromium alloy from EOS North America opens up industrial 3D printing options.

3D-Printed Mold and Part Polishing Service Advances AM Geometry and Material Capabilities

Ultra Polishing extends its services for polishing 3D-printed plastic molds and parts and printed metals, for companies creating products with complex dimensions and using nontraditional materials.

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.

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.


Combining Injection Molding with 3D Printing Creates Freedom from Conventional Moldmaking Techniques

Rich Oles of Alba Enterprises and Carsten Jarfelt of Addifab discuss how free form injection molding provides freedom from conventional moldmaking methods.

PODCAST: The Thinker, The Problem-Solver and The Happiness Maker Talk AM

On this episode of The Manufacturing Alliance Podcast, we interview Milacron DME, Forecast 3D and Carbon about finding the right applications for AM, investigating new opportunities and securing influential relationships to grow with additive.

VIDEO: What Is Freeform Injection Molding?

FIM or freeform injection molding combines the proven injection molding process with the freedom of part design. Check out this video describing how this advanced technology works. 

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.
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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.

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.

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.

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.

How to Supply Cooling to Additive Tooling

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