Peter Zelinski

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Additive Manufacturing’s Manifold Benefits

By: Peter Zelinski

How would you make a weight-bearing manifold without machining?
#machining

GE Aviation Acquires Morris Technologies

By: Peter Zelinski

Aircraft engine maker GE Aviation has acquired the assets of Morris Technologies and a related company, Rapid Quality Manufacturing.

Video: Moving Section Made in One Piece

By: Peter Zelinski

The cover of our latest Additive Manufacturing supplement shows an articulating section that used to require assembly of many metal links, until additive manufacturing made it possible to produce this moving section in one piece.

Design

Movable Components, No Assembly Required

By: Peter Zelinski

A medical device maker produces a 13-piece articulating section with zero assembly work, thanks to DMLS’s ability to make the free-moving section as one complete piece.
#metal

Aerospace

The Future of Manufacturing

By: Peter Zelinski

According to engineers with GE Aviation, the challenges of additive metal manufacturing—serious as they are—are small compared to the promise that this technology holds. How else can you make a plane engine 1,000 pounds lighter?
#metal

Precisely Predictable Production

By: Peter Zelinski

The greatest impact of additive manufacturing might be seen in the supply chain.
#enterprise #supplychain

A Different Way In

By: Peter Zelinski

What is a fitting entry point for a modern manufacturing career? Desktop 3D printing machines offer real promise.

Additive Manufacturing or Low-Volume Injection Molding?

By: Peter Zelinski

Learn about the comparison between additive manufacturing and low-volume injection molding in this video presentation.

Large-Part Additive Manufacturing

By: Peter Zelinski

These articles sample possibilities for additive manufacturing of large metal parts.

Molten Spray Moldmaking

By: Peter Zelinski

Rapid solidification creates mold and die tooling that is harder than heat treated components, within build times that are faster than machining.
#machining

Desktop Additive Manufacturing

By: Peter Zelinski

The number of manufacturers seriously considering additive manufacturing is large. Stratasys has lowered the threshold for adopting this technology in an effort to entice these companies to add direct digital production to their capabilities.

High-Frequency Production

By: Peter Zelinski

The additive process that grew out of ultrasonic welding provides an efficient way to produce complex work, including parts with embedded components and even parts made from dissimilar metals.
#metal #largeformat