Tooling

PADT, Stratasys Partner to Open AM Lab

The lab, located at the Metropolitan State University of Denver, will be dedicated to advancing the use of 3D printing for composite tooling applications.

Producer of Custom Fixtures Uses AM to Reduce Time, Cost

Working with HK3D, JJ Churchill used 3D printing to reduce the time needed for its coordinate measuring machine (CMM) quality inspection process by 70 percent, and costs by 50 percent.

AM Conference Speaker: John Deere

A talk by John Deere senior staff engineer Eric Johnson will focus on the challenges of using additive manufacturing for end-use parts, and how to overcome them.

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.

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.

Honeywell: How Tooling Wins Acceptance of AM from Engineering, Manufacturing, Finance

Because of the power and importance of culture, tooling is the starting point for succeeding with AM.

3D-Printed Tools Are in Production at Falcon Jet

High part variability and low volume make 3D-printed tooling the right fit for Falcon Jet components.

Tooling Is the Underappreciated AM Application

One of the significant impacts of industrial 3D printing will be its aid to conventional production.

Ohio Business Sees Big Possibilities in BAAM for Tooling

A new startup built around a large-scale 3D printer aims to offer short lead times for large industrial tools.

Spotlight on Tooling in May Issue

3D-printed tooling—parts for making other parts—is the theme running through this month’s Additive Manufacturing magazine. Also highlighted is the upcoming Rapid trade show and conference.

ExOne Highlights 3D-Printed Washout Tooling

Rapid 2017: ExOne's binder system enables 3D-printed washout tooling for composite parts.

Strangpresse Model 19 Extruder Supports Pellet-to-Print Applications

Rapid 2017: The extruder works with bulk polymer pellets.