Amerimold Workshop

Seeking Solutions for Cutting Tool Injuries

There’s more than one way for machinists to protect themselves when working inside CNC lathes.

Additive Manufacturing’s Assist to ID Grinding

By addressing a long-standing coolant-delivery problem, an additively grown nozzle enhanced the effectiveness of ID grinding in a complementary role.

Methods Event Debuts Additive Manufacturing Offerings

The company’s investments around its partnership with 3D Systems will help smaller manufacturers succeed with additive, Methods Machine Tools says.

Would You Rather Have a Paper Print or a 3D-Printed Prototype?

This custom cutting tool manufacturer uses a 3D printer to provide customers with a physical prototype to view and handle, not just a part print illustrating its complex design.

Stratasys Expands Ultem 1010 Resin Compatibility

The company now offers the thermoplastic for two additional machines in its line of FDM 3D printers.

Hybrid Machining Center Intersperses Milling with Growing Parts

DMG MORI’s Lasertec 4300 3D hybrid machine incorporates additive-directed energy deposition (blown powder) into a five-axis turn-mill machining center with a working area of 600 × 1,500 mm.

Is 3D Printing the Best Choice for that Prototype?

In some cases the answer is yes, but in others, machining may be the better option.

AM System Provides Highly Scalable Work Envelope

Sciaky, a subsidiary of Phillips Service Industries, offers its Electron Beam Additive Manufacturing (EBAM) systems for medium-size, large and extra-large part applications.

Growing Interest in Additive Manufacturing at EMO 2015

“Growing” parts or part features with additive manufacturing processes was a theme at EMO 2015. I caught a few examples while touring the halls at the fairgrounds in Milan, Italy, but I believe they are representative of industry's maturing perspective on additive manufacturing. This slideshow captures what I saw.

Additive Manufacturing Conference Speaker: Steve Murray

The Hoosier Pattern additive manufacturing consultant will be one of the speakers at the October 20-21 conference in Knoxville, Tennessee, focusing on industrial applications of additive manufacturing.

Large AM Machine Prints Range of Materials

Cincinnati Inc. will display its Big Area Additive Manufacturing (BAAM) machine, which appeared at IMTS 2014, additively constructing a full-size car in its 6 × 12 × 3-ft. work envelope.

Additive Manufacturing Conference Speaker: Nikki Kaufman

Nikki Kaufman, founder and CEO of Normal, will deliver a keynote at the AMC focused on her company’s production of custom earphones.