Hybrid Manufacturing

Optomec Partners with Tongtai to Deliver Hybrid Additive Manufacturing Machines

Under the agreement, Tongtai will integrate Optomec technology into a line of five-axis machining centers.

Mazak Variaxis j-600AM Hybrid Vertical Machining Center Integrates Wire-Arc Technology

Hybrid combines five-axis subtractive capabilities with arc-welding head.

Okuma Expands Laser EX Range of Multitasking Hybrid Machine Tools

The machining centers combine laser metal deposition with a range of subtractive processes.

Mazak Integrex i-200S AM Hybrid Multitasking Machine Offers Range of Subtractive Processes

The hybrid machine tool combines laser deposition with a range of subtractive operations for “done-in-one” production.

Laser Cutting Specialist Develops Large-Travel Additive Approach

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.

Hybrid Additive Manufacturing Machine Steps up in Size

The bigger size of this combination milling/laser-metal-sintering machine could enable it to enter new markets.

University of Nebraska to Add Optomec Controlled Atmosphere Hybrid System

The Optomec LENS hybrid 3D printer will be used to conduct metal AM research.

Matsuura Lumex Avance-60 Hybrid Expands Work Envelope

The hybrid metal 3D printer has an increased build area and higher-powered laser to accommodate larger parts.

Video: Update on Hybrid Manufacturing

Greg Hyatt of DMG MORI notes expanded range of subtractive operations and applications likely to benefit from hybrid.

High-Speed Milling Meets Powder-Bed Additive Manufacturing

A hybrid machining center from Sodick integrates high-speed machining with direct metal laser sintering (DMLS).

Webinar: Additive Manufacturing Needs Machining—How Should They Work Together?

Register for the free webinar by the Consortium for Advanced Hybrid Manufacturing—Integrating Technologies (CAM-IT) to be held November 30 at 2:00 p.m. EST.

Optomec Adds Metal AM to Fryer Machine Systems’ VMCs

The agreement will bring Optomec LENS technology into Fryer machining centers.