Empathy in Engineering: 3D-Printed Accommodations for the Workforce

For manufacturers with employees who suffer from mobility issues, additively manufactured custom tools go hand-in-hand with increased productivity.


NPE Adds 3D Printing Workshop

New this year, the workshop offers a focus on practical applications of 3D technologies related to plastics processing. 


HP and Dassault Systèmes Collaborate for Design Applications

The collaboration is intended to help advance product design innovation. 


Amerimold 2018 to Highlight "Avenues to Additive Manufacturing"

The 2018 edition of the trade show includes a panel presentation exploring how and why mold shops pursue 3D printing and additive manufacturing. 


ExOne Releases Innovent+ with Increased Powder Handling Capabilities

Rapid 2018: ExOne showcases the Innovent+ as well as expanded dust management options for both it and the original Innovent.


Additive World Conference Focuses on Industrial 3D Printing

Hosted by Additive Industries, the conference addresses the integration of 3D printing technologies into daily use.


Yxlon Cheetah Evo Plus Enables Inspection of 3D-Printed Parts

Rapid 2018: The system supports both X-ray and CT inspection of additively manufactured parts. 


Additive Manufacturing Apprenticeship Program to Be Unveiled

America Makes and the Robert C. Byrd Institute plant to unveil an additive manufacturing registered apprenticeship framework at a March 6 forum. 

Metal AM

3D-Printed Parts Said to Outperform 17-4 PH Stainless Steel

Cylinders 3D-printed by ITAMCO from EOS 17-4 PH powder were found to have higher tensile strength than raw material 17-4 PH that had been heat treated.


Faro's Design ScanArm Scans 600,000 Points Per Second

Rapid 2018: Faro’s Design ScanArm 2.0 includes features that increase efficiency and accuracy.


2018 Additive Manufacturing Events Seeking Proposals

Manufacturing professionals are invited to submit abstracts for two events: the 3D Printing Workshop at NPE – The Plastics Show and the Additive Manufacturing Conference at IMTS.

Design for Additive

AM Enables Manufacturing for Design, Not the Other Way Around

Additive manufacturing allows us to make any shape we want, without having to adapt the design for the manufacturing process.