Interviews with 3D Printing Experts

Video: 3D-Printed Brackets Are Key to Automated Coolant Delivery for Lights-Out Machining

An on-site look at the different elements of the coolant-delivery system developed by a machine shop committed to running unattended.

Video: In Conventional Manufacturing, 3D Printing Is a Solution for Tooling

Tooling for conventional operations doesn't have to made conventionally. Rather than being made through machining, these welding fixtures are now made via 3D printing.

Video: This Custom Part Illustrates the Promise of Polymer 3D Printing

A low-quantity plastic part used instead of metal components saved weight for a motorcycle. The application illustrates the expanding opportunities for polymer manufacturing.

Video: HP on Additive Manufacturing for Production

HP’s Timothy Weber discusses VW’s plans for making metal parts via AM and the way forward to implementing additive as a production process.

Video: Selective Laser Sintering for Production of Large Parts

SLS offers a production option enabling large, precise plastic parts to be made cost-effectively in quantities generally too low for injection molding.

Video Collection: Additive Manufacturing Workshop for Automotive

If you missed the debut of the Additive Manufacturing Workshop at the North American International Auto Show, you can now watch video of all the presentations, including the Q&A session taking live questions from the audience.

Video: The Pella Corporation Is Succeeding With 3D-Printed Tooling

An engineering leader with the window and door maker shows examples of the tooling and machine parts now produced for the company's manufacturing processes using 3D printing.

Video: Additive Manufacturing as an Alternative to Casting

Daan Kersten of Additive Industries discusses the promise of metal AM for production. Cost per piece can be lower than many expect.

Video: How Additive Manufacturing Is Advancing the Space Industry

By making launch vehicles more efficient and easier to manufacture, AM lets small companies play a significant role in space. Here is a conversation with an aspiring startup.

Video: Production Additive Manufacturing Is Coming

Additive systems are proving capable for cost-effective production even of parts that aren’t all that complex. This will be the next phase of 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.

Watch: Additive Manufacturing Workshop for Automotive Video Available

Watch the full program of the inaugural Additive Manufacturing Workshop for Automotive, and learn how automotive manufacturers are using 3D printing in production.