Julia Hider Associate Editor

Julia Hider graduated from Ohio State University in 2014 with a B.A. in journalism, after which she became an author, freelance writer and content specialist. She joined Gardner Business Media as an assistant editor with Modern Machine Shop in 2017. In 2018, she joined Production Machining as an associate editor, where she wrote about the precision machining and was involved in the PMPA’s NextGen committee. She returned to Modern Machine Shop in 2020, and joined Additive Manufacturing in 2021, splitting her time between the two brands. 

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Three Elements of a Micro 3D Printing Platform

By: Julia Hider

Micro 3D printing, aided by advances in optics, machine design and materials, gives companies the capability to print production runs and produce micro mold inserts without micromachining.
#polymer #moldmaking

5 Ways to Use AM in a Turning Shop

By: Julia Hider

Additive manufacturing systems are not replacing lathes, but the two processes can work together and complement one another.
#basics #machining

Listen: Podcast Discusses Trends, Benefits of Metal AM for Moldmaking

By: Julia Hider

An episode of the Manufacturing Alliance podcast recorded live at NPE2018 features industry experts discussing who benefits from using additive manufacturing in moldmaking and which AM trends are helping moldmakers.
#moldmaking #metal

Software Streamlines Metal Additive Manufacturing Workflows

By: Julia Hider

Replacing three software packages with 3DXpert from 3D Systems reduced one company’s file processing time and increased its productivity.
#metal #software