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3D Printing Delivers Washout Tooling for Composites

December 4, 2019
With today’s focus on lightweighting, hollow parts made from composite materials—such as ducting, fuel tanks, mandrels, and rocket shrouds—are in higher demand than ever before.
By Rick Lucas Chief Technology Officer, The ExOne Company

Producers Focus On Innovative 3D Resins

November 26, 2019
Two new production resins are available for 3D printing: one from 3D Systems is a thermoset that thinks it’s a thermoplastic and another from Carbon is a hybrid that’s 30 percent biomaterial, the company’s first resin with a reduced carbon footprint.
Ilene Wolff
By Ilene Wolff Contributing Editor, SME Media

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New Developments from MakerBot

January 17, 2020
SME interviewed onsite at FABTECH Shawn Miely, Senior Marketing Manager for Pro Segment of MakerBot. Founded in 2009, MakerBot was one of the first companies to make 3D printing accessible and affordable with its first 3D printer, the Cupcake CNC. This podcast features a discussion about the new MakerBot Method X in general, new materials available, and additive manufacturing for professionals.
Bruce Morey
By Bruce Morey Senior Technical Editor, SME Media
Essentium Research: Manufacturers Demand Open Additive Ecosystems

Essentium Research: Manufacturers Demand Open Additive Ecosystems

January 15, 2020
Essentium Inc., a developer of industrial additive manufacturing (AM) solutions, announced the second in a series of findings from independent global research on the current and future use of industrial 3D printing.
By Essentium Inc. Press Release

Just another CNC: Renishaw tackles production printing

January 6, 2020
The primary driver was the need for a metal 3D printer suitable for higher production levels. That means getting the build rates as high as possible while bringing the cost per part down.
By Kip Hanson Contributing Editor, SME Media

New Approaches to Digitalization, Automation and Additive Manufacturing

December 27, 2019
Industry 4.0, Automation and 3D printing are three of the hottest topics in manufacturing, and this podcast targets all three! Listen in as Alan Rooks, Editor in Chief of Manufacturing Engineering magazine, talks with Steve Fruehe, pre-sales solutions consultant, and Zach Gray, strategic business developer for Siemens about the basics of digitalization; approaches to gathering and storing the required data; and how app development figures into the equation.
Alan Rooks
By Alan Rooks Editor in Chief, Manufacturing Engineering

How Does FFF Metal Printing Differ From DMLS?

December 21, 2019
Kevin Smith, senior commercial application engineer at Markforged, explains how the Markforged Metal X 3D printing process works, for starters. He also gets into how FFF metal printing differs from DMLS and other processes. And he goes over materials that can be printed on the Metal X, as well as the applications that are best suited for metal 3D printing.
Brett Brune
By Brett Brune Editor in Chief, Smart Manufacturing

Stratasys Appoints Yoav Zeif CEO

December 17, 2019
Stratasys Ltd., a global additive manufacturing and 3D printing technology company, today announced the appointment of Yoav Zeif as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer, effective Feb. 18, 2020. Current Interim CEO Elchanan (Elan) Jaglom will continue in his role as Chairman.
By Stratasys Press Release
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