Inspection

Video: Additive Manufacturing Advances at Caterpillar

Stacey DelVecchio of Caterpillar describes how AM is moving forward within a large and established company. Today, there is tooling and aftermarket parts. Ultimately, the technology will empower engineers to realize parts and products “they never even dreamed possible.”

January 13, 2017 - Peter Zelinski

Inspect the Part As It Grows

This year’s IAMA was awarded for a technology that monitors thermal radiation to map the internal consistency of a metal part as it is being made. The technology might point the way to an entirely new paradigm for inspection.

July 08, 2016 - Peter Zelinski

Validating and Qualifying

X-ray technology can validate the internal geometry of additively-manufactured parts in 3D without destroying the part.

April 01, 2015