Extrude Hone’s Coolpulse Smooths Surfaces on 3D-Printed Parts

Rapid 2018: The process uses electrochemical machining (ECM) to smooth rough surfaces on metal 3D-printed parts. 

Hybrid Manufacturing

Hybrid's Ambit PE-1 Enables Polymer 3D Printing on Machine Tools

Rapid 2018: The polymer extrusion head supports the manufacture of near-net parts, tooling, jigs and fixtures. 


Stratasys, Eckhart Agreement to Advance AM for Factory Tools

The collaboration will support 3D printing for industrial tooling in North America. 


Comparing Conventional and 3D Printing Processes for Sand Casting

New research shows surprising benefits for 3D-printed molds and cores over traditional casting processes.


Farsoon FS421M's Rail System Quickly Exchanges Build Plates

Rapid 2018: Farsoon Technologies’ FS421M continuous additive manufacturing system (CAMS) is designed to be an entrant into continuous AM metal production, enabling open material choices and platform configurations.


Program Announced for 3D Printing Workshop at NPE2018

Technical sessions will cover topics such as conformal-cooled inserts, the balance between 3D printing and injection molding for production, materials, and more.


PostProcess Technologies' Automat3D Supports Digital Thread

Rapid 2018: The postprocessing software is specially engineered for additive manufacturing processes and materials


End-to-End Additive Manufacturing at Slice Mfg. Studios

The Akron-based company aims to control and perfect the additive manufacturing of medical devices, from raw material all the way through shipping.


Linear Comes Full Circle

The relaunched company will focus on metal 3D printing of mold inserts with conformal cooling. The timing is great, because some high-volume molders have just finished proving that this solution works.

Rize Add-in Integrates with Solidworks

As the result of a deepened partnership between the two companies, users can more easily transfer files from Solidworks to the Rize slicing software.

Polymer AM

Plural AM's Material Management System Reduces Humidity

Rapid 2018: The system’s low-humidity, UV-free space is designed to increase material performance and shelf life.


Previewing Rapid + TCT 2018

The annual trade show and conference has much to offer users of 3D printing technology. Review some of the highlights and plan your visit.