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MIND OF METAL: A QUICK REVIEW OF ‘TRADITIONAL VS ADDITIVE’

Traditional versus Additive manufacturing. What’s the difference? Which one is better? This entry presents an fun, in-depth look at these questions through the eyes of…

MIND OF METAL: SURVEY TIME!

Thank you for taking the time to fill out our survey. If you have any questions or we can help you with anything AM related,…

MIND OF METAL: MARAGING STEELS

What…is a maraging steel? Maraging steel properties Grades of maraging steel Maraging steel uses Additive manufacturing and maraging steel Design considerations for 3D printing maraging…

MIND OF METAL: INCONEL®

If you’ve searched the periodic table and found no reference to ‘Inconel’, you aren’t alone.  Inconel® is a “superalloy”, very deserving of the descriptor and…

MIND OF METAL: ALUMINUM

Aluminum. Common! But NOT boring. We’ll intro this blog post with some of the basics about this amazing metal and its alloys, and then move…

THE STATE OF AM STANDARDS

In light of the series of ASTM F42 committee dedicated to updating and continuing their work on AM standards, this article has been updated and…

POLYPROPYLENE: THERMOPLASTIC WORKHORSE

Pill containers. Plastic furniture. Containers for cleaning fluids. Rubbermaid storage bins. Since its origins in 1951, polypropylene (PPE) has become one of the most common…

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It is spring and around the globe, more and more are sprouting, and it’s easy to understand why people would choose to have one. After…

MIND OF METAL: POST-PROCESSING

MIND OF METAL: POST PROCESSING (This article was produced in collaboration with Eplus3D and is the second article in our Mind of Metal series.  If…

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