Protolabs’ Cool Parts Calendar is back! Flip through your very own 2020 Calendar and discover how innovative products and applications are made possible by leveraging digital manufacturing technology. Plus we’ve included holidays, industry tradeshows, and more to keep you organized and up-to-date.
Get the lowdown on part types, features and geometries for (AM) on October 30 at 2 p.m. ET,
when Kyle Adams, applications engineer at SLM Solutions North America,
leads a webinar presenting the steps involved with implementing a metal
provides commercial vacuum heat treating services for 3D metal printing
technologies. Our vacuum furnaces can produce the critical temperature
uniformity (+2°F) when needed and the vital heating and cooling data by thermocoupling parts directly. Solar operates plants in Pennsylvania, South Carolina, and California.
Mazak Corp. and Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s (ORNL)
manufacturing demonstration center in Oak Ridge, TN, have announced a
cooperative research and development agreement. Working on behalf of the
U.S. Department of Energy, ORNL and Mazak will advance the use of hot
wire deposition in AM.
right metal powders help keep your operation productive. So, don't
compromise when choosing a supplier. Look for expertise, capacity and
quality that match your vision for a growing operation. This free AM Metal Powder Buyers Guide has key questions to guide your conversations with metal powder suppliers.
FABTECH, November 11-14 at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL, is North America’s largest sheet metal forming and fabricating event, and is expected to attract more than 48,000 attendees and 1700-plus exhibitors. FABTECH features the 3D/Additive Manufacturing pavilion in the South building, and 3D Metal Printing magazine at booth A3944.
The 3rd annual WiM Automotive South Conference
will be held on Tuesday, October 29, 2019, in Greenville, SC. This
day-long conference will include keynote presentations by industry
leaders like Carrie Uhl, VP of Purchasing and Supply Chain with Magna
International, an engaging panel discussion, breakout sessions,
networking opportunities, and more!
The Additive Manufacturing Users Group (AMUG) has opened online registration for its 2020 Education & Training Conference, March 22–26 in Chicago, IL. The conference, now in its 32nd year, is a users’ event for owners and operators of industrial AM technologies used for professional purposes and attracts users representing all levels of experience.
Head to Greenville, SC, for the Women in Manufacturing (WiM) PEAK South Conference taking
place Monday, October 28. This conference for women working in
manufacturing (and the men who support them!) will offer learning and
networking opportunities, including a keynote presentation, plant tours,
breakout sessions led by experts, and more!
Collaborate with leading manufacturing experts at SOUTHTEC,
in the epicenter of Southeast manufacturing. Find ideas for new
products and the latest technology to build them. Connect with
like-minded professionals who can help your business thrive. Experience
the power of Southeast manufacturing by attending SOUTHTEC!
is the demand for robotic directed energy deposition to create large AM
components, add features and make repairs to large components, with
digital manufacturing proving to be a game-changer for high-mix,
low-volume structural manufacturing. However, from a
manufacturing-readiness perspective, challenges inhibit wide-scale DED
Wire DED for Printing Large Metal Parts
...takes a major leap forward at the new Lincoln Electric metal AM
facility in Cleveland, OH. The goal: metal deposition rates exceeding
100 lb./hr., based on technology developments in materials, data
analytics and automation.
Coming in the Fall 2019 Issue
All Things AM: formnext 2019—Next month, AM professionals from around the globe will converge in Frankfurt, Germany when formnext 2019, the world’s largest AM event, commences. Show organizers expect to draw nearly 30,000 visitors representing aerospace, automotive, energy, medical and more. In addition, more than 600 exhibitors representing 32 nations will be on hand to show and discuss their wares and services.
Metal AM the Newest Tool in the Shed—Learn how this Ohio-based Tier One to the aerospace and automotive industries as well as several others, uses 3D printing to stay at the leading edge of technology and exceed customer requirements.