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3D Printing vs. CNC Machining

What’s the Best Way to Make Your Part? CNC machining is a common subtractive manufacturing technology. Unlike 3D printing, the process typically begins with a solid block of material (blank)…

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CNC Machining, 3D Printing, or Rapid Tooling: Which Process is the Best for Prototype Manufacturing

In the manufacturing business, prototypes are a crucial part of the design process. New product inventors need to test the viability of a new part in the market before going…

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Upgrade Your 3D printer or CNC Router with Ultimate 15W “DUOS” Laser Attachment

Almost six years ago, Endurance Lasers began delivering laser heads for 3D printer users and CNC makers and professionals. During that time the company has sold more than 3,500 units….

Bantam Tools Unveils Its First Desktop CNC Machine

Three years after launching its first desktop milling product suited for rapid PCB prototyping, New York-based startup Bantam Tools announced on July 7 it was introducing a brand new desktop…

Unmet Fate: What if CNC Hadn’t Been Invented?

In David Noble’s book, Forces of Production: A Social History of Industrial Automation, the late York University professor examined the history of machine tool automation in the U.S. Noble argues…

OpenHybrid Project Complete: Hybrid Machines with CNC Machining and DED 3D Printing Capabilities

In October 2016, the three-year OpenHybrid project began, a part of the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation program. The project was designed to address current hybrid manufacturing systems’…

Hybrid Manufacturing: Opportunities for Additive Manufacturing and CNC Companies

“Hybrid Manufacturing Markets: Opportunities for Additive Manufacturing and CNC Companies”, a new report from SmarTech Analysis, digs down into the market for hybrid manufacturing systems, which combine AM with subtractive…

3D Printing and the Circular Economy Part 6: CNC Machining

This is a brief article based on the differences between 3D printing and CNC machining in terms of waste. This part 6 of this series on the circular economy.

BigRep and Bosch Rexroth Partnering Up to Combine 3D Printing with CNC Control Systems and Drives

German large-format 3D printing company BigRep, which became the newest member of the Direct Manufacturing Research Center (DMRC) an industrial research network in June, is on a mission to reshape the face of manufacturing with…

3D Printing and CNC Machining Platform Weerg Announces New Headquarters

There are many 3D printing platforms available online, but not as many that offer both 3D printing and CNC machining. One site that does is the new platform Weerg, which…

Okuma Introduces New Hybrid 3D Printer and CNC Machine

Okuma is known for being a manufacturer of CNC machines, but the company is now branching out into additive manufacturing – or rather hybrid manufacturing. Hybrid manufacturing combines one or…

3D Printing and the MTX CNC System Work Together in the Factory of the Future

As 3D printing technology continues to advance, other technologies are advancing with it, including the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). Bosch Rexroth has some expertise in both and points out that…

Diabase Engineering Introduces the H-Series Desktop Hybrid 3D Printer and CNC Machine

Diabase Engineering offered 3D printer owners a brand new option in 2016 when it introduced the Flexion Extruder, an add-on extruder that promised to give any 3D printer industrial 3D…

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WayKen Uses Aluminum and CNC Machining to Create Automotive Reflector Prototypes

While 3D printing is additive in nature, building layers one on top of the other, another frequently used technology in rapid prototyping is CNC, which is subtractive in that it mills…

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3D Printing vs. CNC Machining for Automotive Light Components

3D printing is being used for more and more automotive applications, lending itself to everything from internal components to the entire chassis. Even tires can be 3D printed. The technology…

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