Peter Zelinski

Basics

Training Center Leader Says AM Affects Many Competency Areas

Established knowledge and skill areas ranging from engineering design through postprocess testing and inspection and even supply chain management all need to be rethought with additive in mind.

Aerospace

Slideshow: Inside the New Honeywell AM Facility for Reactive Metals

Seven machines currently committed to aluminum expand the company’s capacity to 3D print both tooling and parts. One of the photos illustrates a safety measure addressing reactive metals.

Design for Additive

Lightweight Motorcycle Made Through AM to Be Seen at IMTS

Additive manufacturing allowed electric bike’s frame to be optimized for minimal mass and material.

Production

At IMTS, Methods 3D to Place AM in the Midst of Machine Tools

Machining demos will show additive parts postprocessed on CNC machines, and a high-speed 3D printing system will show fully automated production. “This is a manufacturing technology,” says company COO.

Production

EOS in Two IMTS Pavilions with AM Advances

Applications include multi-part production and an automated system for mold tooling. The company’s North American User Day also returns to IMTS.

Hybrid Manufacturing

Additive Manufacturing and CNC Machining: Separate Together? Hear the Recorded Webinar

A maker of CNC machine tools and a maker of AM technology come together to describe integrating additive and subtractive into an efficient process for production.

Aerospace

Integrating Additive Without Inhibiting Machining

Can AM be added to a CNC machine tool while keeping the machine’s cutting capabilities fully intact?

News

Impressions of Rapid 2016

Software and synergy were two of the noticeable themes of the show. More noticeable still was the emphasis on industrial production.

Technology

Hybrid Machine Tools Won’t Need CNC Advances, Siemens Says

Today’s CNC is ready for these machines. Standard control technology is sufficient to oversee additive and subtractive together.

Metal AM

AM System Using TIG Welding and Robot Relies on Flexible Enclosure for Gas Protection

The WAAM system has demonstrated the ability to produce a titanium aircraft part, but titanium in particular requires protection against oxidation.

Aerospace

Arcam CEO Speaks of Promise and Progress in Aerospace and Orthopedic Industries

Growth is expected as both industries transition more production components to AM.

Hybrid Manufacturing

Additive Manufacturing Conference Speaker: Jason Jones

The Hybrid Manufacturing Technologies cofounder will be one of the speakers at the October 20-21 conference in Knoxville, Tennessee, focusing on industrial applications of additive manufacturing.