Machine Learning

Blacksmith Promises Adaptive Manufacturing for 3D Printing and Beyond

Blacksmith, an artificial intelligence (AI) solution from Markforged, promises to adjust part designs and processes based on real results. The implication is better, easier 3D printing — but also adaptive manufacturing more broadly.

Sponsored

Advanced Manufacturing Solutions Are Thriving in Missouri

Discover why Missouri is the top choice to host the Aero & Auto Advanced Suppliers Summit dedicated to exploring advanced manufacturing practices in the aerospace and automotive industry.

Videos

Video: Periscope Case Shows 3D Printing for Niche Manufacturing

Manufacturing without mold tooling allows the production quantity to be tailored to the market size.

Polymer AM

Additive Manufacturing Workshop for Plastics 2019 Recap

The Additive Manufacturing Workshop for Plastics, held during Amerimold 2019, offered a platform for industry experts and mold builders to discuss how AM can complement injection molding and what it takes to transition from prototyping to high-volume production.

Hybrid Manufacturing

Mold Builder Learns How to Use Hybrid AM to Build Conformal-Cooled Inserts

It is one thing to understand additive manufacturing technology, but it is another to know when to invest, who to partner with and how to sell its value.

Production

5 Ways HP’s Center of Excellence Points to the Future of 3D Printing — and Manufacturing

The company’s 3D Printing and Digital Manufacturing Center of Excellence in Barcelona, Spain, will help advance Multi Jet Fusion and Metal Jet technology, in the interest of a digital manufacturing future.

Polymer AM

Jabil’s Additive Materials Innovation Center: First Look

Additive Manufacturing Media was the first press to tour the Chaska, Minnesota, facility originally intended to be a clandestine additive manufacturing (AM) materials lab. What this capacity means for Jabil and 3D printing users.

Metal AM

Incodema3D Reaches the Tipping Point for Production Additive Manufacturing

The New York manufacturer is launching into its first continuous flow production job for metal AM. Owner and CEO Sean Whittaker shares what it took to arrive here.

Production

Linear Motor Platform Delivers Speed, Low Part Cost for Production AM

Essentium’s additive manufacturing machine based on semiconductor manufacturing has as much in common with precision machine tools as with other FFF 3D printers.

Production

What Your CEO Needs to Know

Additive manufacturing promises to affect far more than manufacturing alone. When evaluating AM, the perspective needed is the view that sees the impacts all across the enterprise.

 

Metal AM

Lightweight Sandvik Cutting Tool Employing Topology Optimization Now Available

Additive manufacturing aids “subtractive” CNC machining. We first saw this tool in an early version last year. See the video in this post.

Production

Webinar: 5 Attributes to Consider for AM Production

Evolve will look at five keys areas required by organization for additive to sit on the manufacturing floor right next to their injection molding production lines – materials, speed, quality, scalability and cost. They will also provide a peek under the hood of Evolve Additive’s new STEP technology.

Polymer AM

Injection Mold or 3D Print? How Resolution Medical Pivots Production

Minnesota manufacturer Resolution Medical is finding opportunities for additive manufacturing via Carbon 3D printers as an alternative to injection molding for production.