subtractive additive manufacturing

Mitsui Seiki USA to Introduce the Vertex 55X-H, a New Hybrid CNC Machine and 3D Printer

Mitsui Seiki USA to Introduce the Vertex 55X-H, a New Hybrid CNC Machine and 3D Printer

Before additive manufacturing, there was subtractive manufacturing, which, like its name suggests, is the process of “subtracting” or cutting away material from a solid amount to create a new object. While it’s the opposite of additive manufacturing, which adds material layer by layer to build an object, one hasn’t replaced the other, and, in fact, they often go hand […]

Before additive manufacturing, there was subtractive manufacturing, which, like its name suggests, is the process of “subtracting” or cutting away material from a solid amount to create a new object. While it’s the opposite of additive manufacturing,...
Glowforge, A Subtractive Laser Printer, Is Now Accepting Pre-Orders At Half Price

Glowforge, A Subtractive Laser Printer, Is Now Accepting Pre-Orders At Half Price

We’ve heard much about additive manufacturing technologies, but what about subtractive technology? Seattle-based Glowforge, which has received over $9 million from True Ventures, Foundry Group, MakerBot, and Google, is just this. It’s subtractive laser printing that cuts or engraves over a dozen different kinds of organic material like leather, fabric, acrylic, plywood, cardboard and even food–as opposed to […]

We’ve heard much about additive manufacturing technologies, but what about subtractive technology? Seattle-based Glowforge, which has received over $9 million from True Ventures, Foundry Group, MakerBot, and Google, is just this. It’s subtractive...
VDK6000, Incredible 6-axis Metal 3D Printer, Milling Machine, Laser Scanner Unveiled

VDK6000, Incredible 6-axis Metal 3D Printer, Milling Machine, Laser Scanner Unveiled

If you are into science fiction like I am, then you probably have read your share of futuristic novels, novels which envision a future, not too far from now where almost all manufacturing is done by robots, leaving only management, programming, and decision making up to human beings. This future may be getting quite a […]

If you are into science fiction like I am, then you probably have read your share of futuristic novels, novels which envision a future, not too far from now where almost all manufacturing is done by robots, leaving only management, programming, and decision making up...

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