Additive Manufacturing Safety Addressed in February Issue

This issue's cover story takes a deep dive into safety for metal additive manufacturing. Read this story and more in the digital edition.


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What does it take to be safe in metal additive manufacturing?  What procedures should be in place? What equipment will best protect facilities and employees?

Senior Editor Christina Fuges addresses these questions and more in the cover story of Additive Manufacturing's February issue, including how the UL Additive Manufacturing Competency Center (AMCC) is training AM users to take a safety-first approach in their operations. Find the article beginning on page 26.

Also in this issue:

  • A titanium alloy makes it possible to additively manufacture a more stable spinal implant;
  • A look at Arconic's separation from Alcoa, bringing metal powder production through postprocessing within a single company;
  • A manufacturer of plumbing products expands its luxury line with faucets that could only be made through AM;
  • Jabil describes its vision for production with HP's 3D printing technology; and
  • Adira introduces a large-travel additive approach that combines powder-bed and laser-deposition on one platform.

Click here to view, read or download the February 2017 digital edition, and be sure to subscribe if you want to receive future issues in your mailbox or inbox.