Stephanie Hendrixson Senior Editor

Stephanie Hendrixson Senior Editor

Stephanie (Monsanty) Hendrixson reports on 3D printing technology and applications as senior editor for Additive Manufacturing and also coordinates digital media including video, immersive storytelling and content marketing efforts. She was recognized as an Influential Woman in Manufacturing in 2019 by Temboo. Stephanie got her start in manufacturing media in 2012, through an internship with AM's sister publication Modern Machine Shop. She holds an M.A. in professional writing from the University of Cincinnati and a B.A. in English literature and history from the University of Mount Union. Stephanie is an avid runner, food enthusiast and sourdough baker. She lives in Ohio with her husband Paul and rescue cat Artemis.


Production

3D Printing Clears Path to Production for DustRam

DustRam did not start out as a manufacturer. But thanks to 3D printing, the company now makes many of its own products in house, in addition to parts for customers.

Production

3D Printed Plastic Replaces Metal: The Cool Parts Show S1E3

This small business owner discovered 3D printing as a way to manufacture his invention. Now, AM is enabling a totally new source of revenue. Watch The Cool Parts Show to see how.

Hybrid Manufacturing

Interlayer Laser Peening Shows Promise for 3D Printed Implants and Beyond

Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln illustrates how applying secondary processes between 3D-printed layers can have a ripple effect on part properties. Dr. Michael Sealy explains the potential for medical implants using Optomec’s LENS platform.

Polymer AM

3 Companies That Wouldn't Exist Without 3D Printing

3D printing’s affordability enables the existence of companies that wouldn’t be able to manufacture their products conventionally. Here are just three examples. 

The Cool Parts Show

Topology Optimized 3D Printed Spine Implant: The Cool Parts Show S1E2

Medical contract manufacturer Tangible Solutions shares a titanium 3D printed spine implant with an unusual lattice structure in this episode of The Cool Parts Show.

AM Technology

"Future of AM" Roundtable Marks National Manufacturing Day

Additive manufacturing (AM) experts from Ford, Desktop Metal and MIT discuss future trends in a conversation moderated by Terry Wohlers. 

Basics

Are Emissions from 3D Printing Hazardous to Your Health?

And if so, what can you do about it? NIOSH researchers share the organization’s approach to eliminate, avoid and reduce operator contact with volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and ultrafine particles from fused filament fabrication (FFF) 3D printers.

Materials

Ultem, PEEK or PEKK? Choosing Between High-Temperature Plastics

How do you choose between these high-performance materials? A conversation with Arkema and Plural AM sheds light on 3D printing with these polymers. 

Materials

Jabil’s Additive Materials Innovation Center: First Look

Additive Manufacturing Media was the first press to tour the Chaska, Minnesota, facility originally intended to be a clandestine additive manufacturing (AM) materials lab. What this capacity means for Jabil and 3D printing users.

Materials

Materials Enable Production in September 2019 Issue

The latest issue of Additive Manufacturing Magazine takes a deep dive into the development, selection and use of 3D printing materials in production.

AM Technology

Injection Molding with the Geometric Complexity of 3D Printing

The Freeform Injection Molding (FIM) process from Addifab allows for injection molding resins to be processed into shapes not otherwise possible.

Videos

AM at Jabil: From 3D Printing Materials to Distributed Manufacturing

One of the largest manufacturers in the world has made a significant investment in 3D printing — both as a user and an advancer of this technology. Our original reporting dives into the what and why of additive manufacturing at Jabil.