Stephanie Hendrixson

News

August Issue Explores Additive Manufacturing for Production

What’s the best way to bring AM into production? The August issue of Additive Manufacturing magazine features three companies that have come to manufacture parts additively through different strategies.

News

Webinar: Additive Manufactured Tooling for Composites

A free webinar August 23 will explore the use of FDM 3D-printed lay-up tools for carbon fiber aerospace parts.

News

AM Conference Speaker: Tangible Solutions

The Ohio-based contractor will share the challenges of building its business with a sole focus on the additive manufacturing of medical implants.

Metal AM

Building an Additive Manufacturing Business for Production

What does it look like to build a business based on AM production from the ground up? An Ohio medical device contractor is finding out.

News

Survey Says: “Top Shops” Use 3D Printing

The annual benchmarking survey reported more Top Shops with 3D printing capacity than ever before. Learn more at the first Top Shops conference.

Production

3D-Printed Device Proves Rugged Enough for Dust-Free Tile Removal

Arizona Home Floors considered buying a mold to produce a plastic version of its DustRam product. But when a prototype proved durable enough to withstand working conditions, the production strategy shifted to 3D printing.

Tooling

3D-Printed Tooling at Volkswagen Autoeuropa

A video illustrates how the automotive manufacturing facility is using Ultimaker 3D printers to dramatically reduce the time and cost of developing jigs, fixtures and manufacturing aids.

Medical

SLM Titanium Expands Options for Hearing Aid Wearers

Titanium plus selective laser melting (SLM) enables hearing aids that perform better for a wider range of individuals.

News

Checking in with Additive Engineering Solutions

Partnerships continue to be critical to the success of the first commercial user of BAAM technology.

Consumer

What the Toy Industry Can Teach Us About 3D Printing

Consumer 3D printing faces many of the same challenges as industrial additive manufacturing, and solving them means raising awareness.

Automotive

3D Printing a Metal Shift Knob for Faster Cooling

Metal 3D printing and design thinking enabled an engineer to create a shift knob designed to cool rapidly inside a hot car.

Design for Additive

Students Develop Design for Additive Manufacturing (DFAM) Worksheet for 3D Printing Success

A team of researchers at Purdue University developed and tested a DFAM worksheet to help novice and intermediate 3D printing users increase build success and minimize reprints.