ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING is Modern Machine Shop’s sister magazine devoted to the use of 3D printing technology to manufacture functional parts. To learn more about the promise and the challenges of making end-use components and production tooling through additive manufacturing, visit the AM website.
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Using Additive Manufacturing to 3D-Print Fixturing, Machine Tool Components

Machine shops can consider 3D printing technology a handy way to make custom fixturing and other components.

Opportunities for Hybrid Manufacturing in Oilfield Applications

A contract manufacturer is finding uses for a hybrid additive manufacturing and five-axis milling machine for oilfield drills, valves and other end-use components.
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Integrating Additive Manufacturing without Inhibiting Machining

Mitsui Seiki has been experimenting with how to use metal cutting and metal deposition effectively with the same machine tool without having to compromise the advantages of either.