Additive Manufacturing
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Additive’s Idiosyncrasies

Additive manufacturing is not as easy as just hitting “print.” Like any manufacturing process, it demands attention to considerations that are characteristic of this process alone. Researchers describe some of the areas of attention that go into successfully producing functional additive parts.

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Video: 3D Sand Printing at Hoosier Pattern

A pattern maker demonstrates is patternless approach to casting.

Sand printing
 

Highlighting Hybrid Manufacturing

The winner of the first International Additive Manufacturing Award is a company that developed a head for adding metal additive manufacturing to an existing machine tool. The victory highlights the significance of combining additive and subtractive processes into a single machine.

 

Lessons and Learning Curves in Plastics 3D Printing

A learn-as-you-go approach has helped this custom molder grow its 3D printing capabilities.

 

CNC and Additive are a Winning Combination

An innovative kit that enables a standard CNC machining center to integrate a metal cladding process via the automatic toolchanger makes great sense—especially when one of the leading developers states his case.

 

FAA Clears First Additive Manufactured Part for Flight in a GE Commercial Jet Engine

A cobalt-chrome temperature sensor housing is being retrofit to GE90 engines used by Boeing.

 


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