Additive Manufacturing Processes

E3D Releases Milling System for Hybrid 3D Printing

Although the benefits of 3D printing are vast, and can outweigh those of conventional manufacturing technology, industrial users tasked with creating strong yet lightweight parts that are functional and high-performing…

3D Printing Webinar and Virtual Event Roundup, July 19, 2020

A variety of topics will be covered in this week’s webinar and virtual event roundup, including additive manufacturing in aerospace, CAMWorks, product management, post-processing, and more. Read on to learn…

Joyson Safety 3D Prints Functional Airbag Housing Using Windform

Joyson Safety Systems, a leading provider of mobility safety components, systems and technology, recently developed its first functional 3D printed prototype of a Driver Air Bag (DAB) housing, using selective…

Variability of Additive Manufacturing Processes Part 5

This is a part of a series of articles: Part One, Part Two, Part Three, Part Four. Tensile test coupon and check part construction for the six AM processes are…

Variability of Additive Manufacturing Processes Part 4

This is a part of a series; Part one is here, two here, and three here. The results for small, positive features are shown in Figure 11 and Table 4….

Variability of Additive Manufacturing Processes Part 3

This article is part of a series: Part One is here and Two is here. Variability: Dimensional Measurements  In the context of accuracy versus precision, dimensional measurements can use mean…

Variability of Additive Manufacturing Processes Part 2

Part One of this series by Todd Grimm can be found here. Table 2, which is generally ordered by best to worst COVs, presents the values used for Figure 2….

Variability of Additive Manufacturing Processes Part One

While additive manufacturing (AM) has historically been used for rapid prototyping, the field has greatly advanced, drawing AM into manufacturing and production of end-use products. For use as a manufacturing…