Stephanie Hendrixson

Moldmaking

Amerimold 2018 to Highlight "Avenues to Additive Manufacturing"

The 2018 edition of the trade show includes a panel presentation exploring how and why mold shops pursue 3D printing and additive manufacturing. 

Metal AM

Series: Installing a Metal 3D Printer

A five-part series documents one manufacturer’s experience and lessons learned while installing a powder-bed fusion metal 3D printer.

Basics

Video: Where Does Additive Manufacturing Make Sense?

Can 3D printing produce a useful, functional part? The answer is, unequivocally, yes. Editors discuss where and when AM makes sense in this video. 

Production

Direct Metal Printing Rapidly Delivers Innovative Faucet

A faucet that would be difficult to manufacture conventionally was developed and produced within weeks using Direct Metal Printing (DMP). 

News

Machine Learning Advances Additive Manufacturing in January Issue

The January issue of Additive Manufacturing magazine looks at three ways machine learning is advancing understanding of 3D printing processes and materials.

Metal AM

Video: 3 Roles for Computer Vision in Metal 3D Printing

Carnegie Mellon University professor Elizabeth Holm explains three ways computer vision can advance powder-bed metal 3D printing.

Metal AM

Computer Vision System Automates Characterization of Metal Powder

A computer vision system that has learned to classify metal powders could speed material qualification and advance machine learning in additive manufacturing.

Automotive

Video: 3D Printing at Local Motors

3D printing plays multiple roles at the company’s Knoxville microfactory, from prototyping to the production of parts for autonomous vehicles.

News

Top 10 Stories of 2017

Popular topics include advances in metal 3D printing, medical applications and the auxiliary activities that support additive manufacturing.

News

3D Printing Enables Casting in November Issue

The November 2017 issue of Additive Manufacturing magazine features a foundry augmenting its traditional operations with a robotic sand 3D printing system, among other stories.

Metal AM

AM Molds Improve Quality of Injection-Molded Plastic Parts

A  case study illustrates how additively manufactured metal molds could improve the quality of molded pressure reduction valves, reducing scrap along with speeding cooling.

Polymer AM

Lattices in Footprint 3D Midsoles to Provide Custom Fit

The footwear company plans to offer shoes with custom 3D-printed midsoles using lattices for precise support and cushioning.