Definitely yes, says this shop—a metal additive part is almost always a machined part as well, and an established machine shop is perhaps the best business to realize AM’s promise for production.
March 15, 2017 - Peter Zelinski
UPS discusses its use of cloud-networked 3D printers to provide part-making near the point of end use.
March 8, 2017 - Peter Zelinski
A 3D-printed stainless steel part was built using a support structure made of a different metal. No mechanical removal of the support structure was needed. The support was entirely dissolved away, eliminating an often-difficult manual step.
February 22, 2017 - Peter Zelinski
The event dedicated to active industrial users of 3D printing technology will be held this year in Chicago, Illinois.
February 13, 2017 - Peter Zelinski
The large component was successfully produced within a limited build envelope thanks to connection features designed into the pieces. Advances in powder-bed build size will permit greater efficiency in producing parts such as these.
February 6, 2017 - Peter Zelinski
For SLM of parts that are multiple feet long, this machine’s build chamber travels throughout the machine area to 3D print the solid part one section at a time.
January 20, 2017 - Peter Zelinski