Christina M. Fuges Contributing Editor

Christina M. Fuges

Christina M. Fuges Contributing Editor


Metal AM

Laser Optimization Helps Brings AM to the Next Level

A new productivity-boosting technology, called parallel mode, redefines metal 3D printer process speed.

Production

Design Enhancements for Conformal-Cooled Insert Leverage 3D Printing Capabilities

A collaborative mold project reveals that the value of 3D printing isn’t in the process, it’s in the products.

Basics

What Does It Take to Be Safe?

The number-one thing a company can do to protect its AM investment and not interrupt production is develop a comprehensive safety policy specifically for additive.

Design for Additive

Successful Prints Require Feedback Before They Go to the Machine

DFAM is unlike designing for subtractive machining or injection molding, and requires acute understanding of the machine, process and materials involved.