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Additive Manufacturing at METAV

April 28, 2016

Additive Manufacturing at METAV

METAV is a local machine tool trade-show held in Dusseldorf, Germany. The German Machine Tool Builders’ Association is the sponsoring organization (VDW). AMT participated in this exhibit show in support of the International Additive Manufacturing Award (IAMA).

Opportunity Abounds: Additive in Aerospace

April 5, 2016

Opportunity Abounds: Additive in Aerospace

If some key challenges are addressed, the Aerospace industry could be the largest market for additive manufacturing, according to Bill Bihlman, President, Aerolytics LLC.

Integration Can Improve Additive Manufacturing

March 29, 2016

Integration Can Improve Additive Manufacturing

The individual pieces for a seamless digital workflow in the additive manufacturing industry already exist; however, integration is still lacking.

IMTS 2016 Additive Manufacturing Pavilion Showcases Technologies

March 9, 2016

IMTS 2016 Additive Manufacturing Pavilion Showcases Technologies

Eight years ago, IMTS featured additive manufacturing in the AMT’s Emerging Technology Center as a cutting-edge technology. It was then added to the Fabricating and Laser Pavilion. For IMTS 2016, the technology has earned a stand-alone spotlight: the Additive Manufacturing Pavilion.

America Makes and ANSI Launch Additive Manufacturing Standardization Collaborative

March 14, 2016

America Makes and ANSI Launch Additive Manufacturing Standardization Collaborative

America Makes, the National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute, and the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) today announced the launch of the America Makes & ANSI Additive Manufacturing Standardization Collaborative (AMSC).

What if 3-D Printers Came Equipped with Print Preview?

February 24, 2016

What if 3-D Printers Came Equipped with Print Preview?

Applications engineer Katy Ashby explains that simulation has the potential to encourage growth in the additive manufacturing industry by helping companies move away from empirical testing that is both costly and time consuming.

The Additive Manufacturing Technology Roadmap

February 23, 2016

The Additive Manufacturing Technology Roadmap

America Makes developed the Additive Manufacturing Technology Roadmap to identify measurable and meaningful challenges that, when met, promote inquiry, knowledge-sharing and technical advancements across the industry.

By: Tim Shinbara, VP - Manufacturing Technology, AMT

Designing the Future: Open Source Tools and Additive Manufacturing

January 19, 2016

Designing the Future: Open Source Tools and Additive Manufacturing

While additive manufacturing’s impact is undeniable, open source design tools will be even more essential to the future of the manufacturing industry.

Transformative Technology To Deliver 3D Printed Houses

January 5, 2016

Transformative Technology To Deliver 3D Printed Houses

The Contour Crafting computerized construction technology may change the face—and the speed—of building construction. The inventor of the technology, Dr. Behrokh Khoshnevis, sat down with IMTSTV to discuss its many potential applications.

Additive Manufacturing Is Here to Stay

December 29, 2015

Additive Manufacturing Is Here to Stay

Additive manufacturing developments are happening rapidly and there are many great resources to learn more about this exciting new technology.