Stephanie Hendrixson Senior Editor

Stephanie Hendrixson

Stephanie Hendrixson Senior Editor


Metal AM

Digital Alloys Seeks the Economic Win for Joule 3D Printing

The company is targeting applications where its wire-based deposition technology can win out over conventional manufacturing.

Metal AM

Video: Formalloy Finds Flexibility in Laser Metal Deposition

Melanie Lang, founder and managing director of Formalloy, talks with Senior Editor Stephanie Hendrixson about laser metal deposition (LMD) for multiple materials and applications.

Videos

Video: Inside the Penn State Additive Manufacturing Master's Program, Part 4

Kevin White, mechanical engineer at the Naval Nuclear Lab and student at Penn State, shares how a higher education in AM provides benefits beyond technical training.

Metal AM

Simulation Supports Custom 3D-Printed Knife

Build simulation revealed that distortion was likely to occur in this custom chef’s knife. Thermal shrouding and an unusual support structure were used to counter it.

Videos

Video: Inside the Penn State Additive Manufacturing Master's Program, Part 3

Alan Suarez Garcia, advanced manufacturing engineer at GE Healthcare and master's student at Penn State, explains how this degree program changes how he looks at manufacturing.

Education

Inside the Penn State Additive Manufacturing Master’s Program, Part 1

PSU's engineering master's degree in additive manufacturing and design offers students and manufacturing professionals a higher education in a continuously maturing field.

Design for Additive

How Topology Optimization Could Be the Key to Longer-Lasting Hip Implants

Hip stem implants must support the mechanical loads of the patient’s lifestyle, but should also avoid stress shielding. A team from Altair leveraged simulation, topology optimization and 3D printing to design an optimized hip stem that meets both conditions.

Education

Video: Inside the Penn State Additive Manufacturing Master's Program, Part 2

A conversation with Brad Hanks, Ph.D. student at Penn State University, illustrates the intersection of optimization and AM with the example of an electrode for cancer treatment surgery.

Additive Manufacturing Demands, and Thrives on, Collaboration

The November issue of Additive Manufacturing magazine highlights alliances that are driving AM knowledge, technology and productivity forward.

Tooling

3D Print the Tool to Cast the Mold to Make the Part

3D-printed molds to manufacture parts are familiar, but what if the mold itself was made with a 3D-printed tool? Catalysis Additive Tooling proves out this concept in a mold for a fiberglass part.

10 Impressions of Formnext 2018

The size and scope of this year's Formnext exhibition offered plenty to see, but also reinforced additive manufacturing's continuing maturity. 10 impressions from Additive Manufacturing editors.

Tooling

Fast-Tracking the Supply Chain with 3D-Printed Tooling, Strategic Partners

Catalysis Additive Tooling is building a one-stop supply chain for production quantities ranging from one to one million. 3D-printed tooling and relationships are key.