Tooling

This Company Is Pioneering Embedded Service as a Model for Delivering AM

PSMI manages ordering and inventory of tooling and MRO supplies for major manufacturers. Installing 3D printers within those customer sites offers an entirely different way to service this demand.

PADT, ASU Receive Grant for Advanced Research in 3D Printing

Phoenix Analysis & Design Technologies (PADT) and Arizona State University have received a $127,000 Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) grant from NASA.

News

Höganäs Acquisition of H.C. Starck Division Advances AM Offerings

In a deal that closed earlier this year, Höganäs acquired a division of H.C. Starck that will advance its presence in surface coating and additive manufacturing.

Basics

Okuma Engineer Offers Safety Tips for Hybrid Machine Tools

Shop air should be out of reach, but flood coolant is a friend, he says. The real challenge of hybrid machines right now is not safety procedures but software.

Design for Additive

Avante Technology Introduces Emendo Cloud STL Repair Service

The Emendo Cloud Automated STL File Analysis & Repair service identifies common errors as well as their causes to prevent repetition.

News

Siemens Successfully 3D Prints Combustion Component for SGT-A05

The 3D-printed DLE pre-mixer for an aeroderivative gas turbine showed potential for reduced CO emissions in engine testing. 

Technology

AM Conference: Large-Scale Additive Manufacturing for Composites

Additive Engineering Solutions offers advice for using large-scale 3D printing for composites at the 2018 Additive Manufacturing Conference.

Metal AM

3D Systems and GF Machining Solutions Partner on Metal Parts Production

The companies plan to debut a combined solution for factory automation and metal additive manufacturing at IMTS 2018. 

IMTS 2018

Additive Manufacturing at IMTS: 5 Things to Look For

Production, deposition, inspection and hybrid are among the areas where advances are apparent this year.

News

Partners Establish First AM Consortium in Latin America

The Mexico-based Additive Manufacturing Consortium aims to promote cooperation among partners in Latin America. 

Metal AM

AM Conference: Can 3D-Printed Titanium Beat Carbon Fiber?

Metron Advanced Equipment pits a 3D-printed titanium part against its carbon fiber counterpart in a case study to be presented at the 2018 Additive Manufacturing Conference.

Polymer AM

Touch Probe Improves 3D Printing with MakerGear M3

MakerGear’s M3 3D printer features a touch probe that expedites, manages and improves the print bed leveling process by providing simple instructions to the operator.