ADDITIVE

3D Printing’s Value in a Production Turning Environment

A shop had a problem with chips and coolant being shot back through tube material it was machining on a bar-fed CNC turning center. Its solution was to 3D-print a plug to insert into the back end of the tubes. It uses its 3D printer in other ways, too.
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The Precision Machining Technology Show: Live and In-Person!

PMTS 2021 will be one of the first opportunities for the metalworking industry to personally connect during a live event in over 18 months! This industry thrives on personal connection, and seeing how the machining processes work in person. Register today!

Romi Hybrid Machining Centers Enable 3D Metal Manufacturing

Switching back and forth from subtractive machining to additive manufacturing is as simple as making a tool change.
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3D Printing vs. CNC Milling for Prototyping

Many factors, such as price, part size and material come into play when deciding whether 3D printing or CNC milling is the best method for making a prototype.
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Customizing Collaborative Robots with 3D Printing

A company that helps manufacturing companies implement collaborative robots has found that additive manufacturing can produce custom parts for these systems faster and cheaper than machining.
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Ceratizit Presents Team Cutting Tools and Turns Turning Upside Down

Luxembourg-based Ceratizit Group invited more than 50 journalists from 15 countries for their Open Days 2019 press event from May 13-15 to present the new Team Cutting Tools and its new turning technology High Dynamic Turning.
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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.
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Additive Manufacturing Basics for Turning Shops

An additive manufacturing expert shares what turning shops should know about the technology, gives examples of how to use it and suggests steps for adopting AM.

Additive Manufacturing in the Turning Shop

Additive manufacturing will not be replacing turning operations any time soon, but the two processes can complement one another.

3D Metal Printer Enhanced for Faster Manufacturing

Lens controlled atmosphere hybrid system supports building, repairing, coating and finishing of metal parts as large as 860 mm.

Exact Metrology is the Midwest Dealer For EnvisionTec

Exact Metrology is the greater Midwest dealer for EnvisionTEC, a Detroit-based manufacturer of 3D printers and materials that supplies machinery and materials to a variety of industries, including automotive, aerospace, appliance, jewelry and life sciences.
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First-Class Manufacturing with Additive

Close attention to detail and automation of key processes is helping this shop earn its place as a leader in the 3D printing industry.
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FDA Releases Draft Guidance for Additive Manufacturing of Medical Devices

Even if additive manufacturing and medical devices are not yet on your radar, this information may be useful in strategic planning for cleaning complex parts.
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