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Published: 9/23/2019

Video: Metal AM Affects Plastics Production via Conformal Cooling

Additive manufacturing allows cooling channels within mold tooling inserts to follow the form of the tool rather than being straight drilled holes. Here’s why this matters.

Published: 9/19/2019

The Key to Repeatable 3D Printing? Materials

The latest issue of Additive Manufacturing Magazine explores how materials will be the key to production 3D printing. 

Published: 9/17/2019

CompositesWorld to Host Additive Composites Event at CAMX

The inaugural Additive Manufacturing Workshop for Composites, hosted by CompositesWorld and co-located with CAMX, will explore the connection between additive manufacturing and continuous fiber reinforcement.

Published: 9/11/2019

H13 Laser Sintering Process for Robust Tooling

Partnership is the key to developing advanced process parameters for producing robust H13 tooling using laser sintering process.

Published: 9/10/2019

3D Printed Fixtures Speed Setup for Inspection

3D printed fixtures enable this company to quickly set up parts for CMM inspection, whether it's a one-off or recurring job. 

Published: 9/4/2019

Additive Manufacturing Has Found A Home in Moldmaking

Andrew Garstkiewicz, Senior AME for GE Appliances, a Haier company, reflects on 3D printing’s past and future in moldmaking.

Published: 8/30/2019

A Machine Shop Poised for Additive Production

By laying the groundwork now, Able Tool will be prepared for the day when machine shops are commonly called to produce metal parts via additive manufacturing.

Published: 8/22/2019

Lower Buy-to-Fly Ratios with Near-Net Additive Manufacturing

Building up large parts with wire-arc metal 3D printing rather than machining from solid has allowed this aerospace manufacturer to reduce its buy-to-fly ratio dramatically. 

Published: 8/16/2019

3D Printing: Viewpoints from the MMT Editorial Advisory Board, Part 1

Each month, MMT has published editorial from its advisory board about 3D printing’s current and future prospects in moldmaking. Here are a few of them.

Published: 8/16/2019

Additive Manufacturing Via Material Extrusion

Material extrusion was the second additive manufacturing process to be successfully commercialized. After three decades of material advancements and a diverse array of start-ups and applications, the use cases for this technology are still going str...