Video: The Challenges Facing Additive Manufacturing
Roger Hart of Siemens describes the control technology that will address AM challenges such as surface finish and reproducibility.
Additive manufacturing faces many challenges, says Roger Hart, R&D engineering manager with Siemens. They include surface finish, reproducibility and the challenge of modeling the effect of heat. Yet technology can address the challenges, as he describes in this video conversation with AM. He also discusses the promise of additive, which is arguably much greater than the challenges.
Melanie Lang, founder and managing director of Formalloy, talks with Senior Editor Stephanie Hendrixson about laser metal deposition (LMD) for multiple materials and applications.
Guhring uses additive manufacturing to make an end mill with optimized internal channels. We visit a machine shop to test the tool on this episode of The Cool Parts Show.
Ultrasonic metal additive manufacturing was used to create a build plate aimed at making powder bed fusion more effective. This episode of The Cool Parts Show looks at a part by AM, for AM.