Additive Manufacturing

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Another additive process for both plastics and metals

15/11/2019

Andrew Allcock details yet another additive manufacturing process, one that supports both metal and plastic 3D printing. It uses standard metal powder and plastic granules, using the same material for both prototypes ...

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Additive production at Bowman International

13/11/2019

Bowman Additive, part of Bowman International, is adding value to the group’s core business of bearing design and supply, innovating via plastic additive manufacturing and replacing what is traditionally a pressed metal ...

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MACH 2020 preparations

18/02/2019

MACH2020 (www.machexhibition.com) will take place from 20-24 April, 2020 at the National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham. It will be the second show since the move to new halls, with the event last year attracting 25,000+ ...

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Not business as usual

13/02/2019

An Italy-based metal and plastic parts subcontractor is forging a new path in a traditional industry by being online-led, fronted by instant quote software and delivering parts globally in a matter of days. Andrew ...

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Liquid magic - additive manufacturing

11/02/2019

A unique additive manufacturing technology that can process both metals and ceramics was the star of the show at Carfulan’s December event. Andrew Allcock went along to learn more The big draw at this event was XJet’s ...

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GE's efforts add up

12/11/2018

GE is a major additive manufacturing (AM) user and technology supplier, and is set to be a major force in expanding AM use. Here Machinery charts its story in brief, highlighting key developments. GE is a key player in ...

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Metal 3D printing moves up a gear with HP's Metal Jet

05/11/2018

High volume manufacturing in the automotive, industrial goods and medical sectors can now benefit from additive manufacturing, following HP Inc’s unveiling of its Metal Jet technology. Andrew Allcock was at the Chicago ...

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Make it a date

26/03/2018

​The UK’s most important manufacturing technologies exhibition series, MACH (www.machexhibition.com), returns again this year to Birmingham’s NEC, from 9-13 April. Both the show’s precise location and its breadth have ...

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Four & more

12/03/2018

Industry 4.0 was top of the agenda at the annual DMG Mori Open House event in Pfronten, Bavaria, Germany, but customer service improvements were also heralded and there were the traditional new product introductions. ...