Matt Danford

Aerospace

Arcing away from Near-Net Forging

An electrical arc process joins a field of additive manufacturing technologies that could one day provide aerospace manufacturers with alternatives to near-net-shape forgings.

News

Additive Survey Shows Less Tinkering, More Practical Use

Conducted by Price Waterhouse Coopers and the Manufacturing Institute, a 2015 survey of 120 manufacturing professionals provides plenty of evidence of additive manufacturing technology’s rapid maturation.

Production

High-Throughput Cell Segregates Additive, Subtractive Processes

The real value of building parts layer by layer isn't the potential to replace conventional, subractive machining, but to complement it.