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MELD produces world’s largest additively manufactured aluminium cylinder

MELD produces world’s largest additively manufactured aluminium cylinder

MELD Manufacturing Corporation, Christiansburg, Virginia, USA, reports that it has additively manufacturing a 3.05 m (10 ft) diameter aluminium cylinder,  said to demonstrate the scalability of its open-air MELD process. The size of the component...
Water Abrasive Suspension for a variety of materials

Water Abrasive Suspension for a variety of materials

With the emergence of ever newer materials, manufacturers are automatically faced with the question of how to process them. The water abrasive suspension cutting process developed by ANT Applied New Technologies AG regularly proves to...
How To Calibrate Your Calipers

How To Calibrate Your Calipers

If you’re interested in calibrating your own digital, dial or Vernier calipers, here are some steps to take to make sure it goes off without a hitch. Digital calipers are one of the most common...

Four New High-Performance Milling Techniques for 3D Machining

With many 3D milling applications demanding both shorter cycle times and smoother surface finishes, it’s time to review how you go about programming and machining parts. These four strategies will let you rough dramatically...
Quality Assurance: The quicker road to serial additive manufacturing

Quality Assurance: The quicker road to serial additive manufacturing

Comprehensive quality assurance is an imperative factor in serial production based on additive methods. In practice, however, lack of experience and expertise often cause failure in AM serial production. DIN SPEC 17071 provides guidance...