Stephanie Hendrixson

Polymer AM

The Technology House Steps into 3D Printing for Production

The Technology House was founded on stereolithography for prototyping, but each step forward has been a move toward production. The company is now 3D printing end-use parts, enabled by Carbon’s SpeedCell line and durable materials.

Production

Managing AM's Details with a Manufacturing Execution System

Like any other production process, additive manufacturing needs tools to manage data. Bluestreak’s manufacturing execution system (MES) is one option for companies focused on production.

Basics

Video Playlist: Additive Manufacturing 101

Looking for a quick introduction to 3D printing and its application in additive manufacturing? Watch these videos. 

Polymer AM

Video: 3D Printing Is a Complement and Competitor to Injection Molding

Ken Burns of Forecast 3D, an early adopter of HP Multi Jet Fusion, sees 3D printing as both a complement and a competitor to injection molding. He shares why in this interview.

News

Where to Find Additive Manufacturing at IMTS 2018

The September trade show includes exhibits, conferences and more related to AM. 

Design for Additive

AM Conference: Replicate, Adapt and Optimize for Additive Manufacturing

Dr. Timothy Simpson discusses how manufacturers can take a crawl-walk-run approach to design for AM at the 2018 Additive Manufacturing Conference. 

Metal AM

AM Conference: Can 3D-Printed Titanium Beat Carbon Fiber?

Metron Advanced Equipment pits a 3D-printed titanium part against its carbon fiber composite counterpart in a case study to be presented at the 2018 Additive Manufacturing Conference.

Polymer AM

3D-Printed Fixtures Aid CMM Inspection of 3D Printer Parts

Cincinnati Inc. has found that 3D-printed fixtures save money and effort in the inspection process for machined parts used in its SAAM 3D printers. 

Polymer AM

CMM Inspection Aided by 3D-Printed Fixtures

Cincinnati Inc. has found that 3D-printed fixtures save money and effort in the inspection process for intermediate to complex machined parts.

News

AM Conference: Solve Additive Manufacturing Challenges Through Simulation

Gene Granata of CGTech explains how Vericut simulation software can solve additive manufacturing challenges at the 2018 Additive Manufacturing Conference. 

Metal AM

How Investing in Metal AM Is Different

GE Capital helps manufacturers finance additive manufacturing equipment, but the investment goes beyond the 3D printer. Production AM demands a production infrastructure, and requires a long-term strategic approach.

Technology

Diabase Brings a Machine Tool Perspective to FDM

The company’s H-series Additive and Hybrid systems take inspiration from machining centers to unlock the potential of filament-based 3D printing.