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How to ensure a quality build from laser melting

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Laser melting is one of the more complex additive processes in the 3D printing industry. Used for medical and aerospace applications, it’s critical that parts are melted properly…

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Easier 3D printing process for composite tooling

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

The ExOne Company has qualified a new application for its additive manufacturing process, Water Wash-out Tooling, designed to aid in the development of manufacturing and composite tooling. Engineers…

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Corvette Racing; 24 Hours of Le Mans; June 13-14, 2015; C7.R #63 driven in GTLM by Jan Magnussen, Antonio Garcia, and Ryan Briscoe; C7.R #64 driven in GTLM by Oliver Gavin, Tommy Milner, and Jordan Taylor (Richard Prince/Chevrolet Photo).

Corvette Racing uses 3D measurement to maximize manufacturing efficiencies

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Get it done fast, accurately, and efficiently. Like many engineers, the engineers at Pratt & Miller, New Hudson, MI, face the same demands. Pratt & Miller engineers take…

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More additive manufacturing systems for production

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Some executives believe that the current state of additive manufacturing equipment is too focused on prototyping instead of production. But more companies continue to enter the space of…

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Additive manufacturing technology moves into production

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Is 3D printing /Additive manufacturing shifting out of prototyping? You might think so after listening to the conversations at RAPID 2015 and the recent AMUG conference. But really,…

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What is electron beam melting?

Monday, May 18, 2015

Electron beam melting (EBM) is a type of additive manufacturing technique that uses a cathode ray as its heat source. EBM is a proprietary powder bed fusion technique…

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How to move from 3D printing to injection molding

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Additive manufacturing has a firm place in product development, but how and when do you transition from 3D printing to molding? Jean Thilmany, Proto Labs Call it 3D…

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Trends to watch in additive manufacturing

Thursday, April 23, 2015

By the morning of the second day at the AMUG conference, the meme “Cool sh…t” was in full use. And after listening to Dr. Lonnie Love of Oak…

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Here they come—faster additive manufacturing systems

Monday, April 13, 2015

Additive manufacturing (AM) machines and 3D printers have a reputation for being slower than users desire when it comes to building a part. Speed depends on part design,…

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What’s new in metal additive manufacturing standards

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Standards for metal material and additive manufacturing machines and process are under continuous development, with ASTM and ASTM International spearheading them.  Carl Dekker, President of Met-L-Flo Inc., is also…

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