Evolve Additive Solutions Grows its Operations

Evolve Additive Solutions will expand its operations in Brighton, New York.

VIDEO: Creating an Unsmashable Guitar

Several of Sandvik’s divisions teamed up with a guitar designer to produce an unsmashable metal guitar for renowned musician Yngwie Malmsteen.

When Additive Manufacturing Goes Beyond "Manufacturing"

An additive manufacturing machine is not a direct replacement for a machine tool. Its influence potentially extends far beyond the manufacturing floor, a fact explored in the latest issue of Additive Manufacturing magazine.

Amerimold 2019 Update: What You Should Know about Additive Manufacturing for Conformal Cooling

This panel discussion will present in detail the different AM technologies available today, their advantages and disadvantages, and specific ways to implement these technologies without issue.

Combining Additive and Subtractive Processes for Hybrid Machining

At this point, we are still learning how to combine the two to optimize hybrid manufacturing.

Wohlers Report 2019 Projects Growth in Additive Manufacturing

Wohlers Associates’ publication, Wohlers Report 2019, reports on additive manufacturing and 3D printing.

Lincoln Electric Acquires Custom Tooling Provider

Baker Industries is expected to complement Lincoln Electric’s automation portfolio and its new metal additive manufacturing (AM) service business that will launch in mid-2019.

Highly-Automated Tool Shop Achieves Efficient, Precise Medical Device Manufacturing

When a basketball player needs a knee replacement, standard implants simply won’t do. With a total of 18 different additive manufacturing systems, the Aesculap division of medical company B. Braun is the place to go to have custom implants printed to size. However, the highly-automated tool and mold shop has much more to offer when it comes to producing injection molds, complex progressive dies as well as prototypes and fixtures for series production.

The Case for 3D-Printed Workholding: Collapsing Costs and Lead Times

When Precision Metal Products purchased its first 3D printer last year, the company hoped to collapse both tooling costs and lead times. But the technology’s impact is reaching core business operations, enabling the shop to focus on higher-margin, lower-volume production.

Machining, Disruption and the Years Ahead

Three major technological advancements have changed modern manufacturing. Pay attention or get left behind.

Additive Manufacturing with Wire

This system has the benefits of cheaper cost and easier handling. But there can be some drawbacks as well.

Rick Brandt Promoted to Publisher of Additive Manufacturing Media

Additive Manufacturing (sister brand of Modern Machine Shop) has a new publisher: Rick Brandt. An employee of Gardner Business Media since 2006, Brandt has been promoted to publisher of the brand and will direct the sales and business development efforts for the multi-channel media outlet in his new role.