Additive Manufacturing

JUL 2018

ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING is the magazine devoted to industrial applications of 3D printing and digital layering technology. We cover the promise and the challenges of this technology for making functional tooling and end-use production parts.

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JULY 2018 Additive Manufacturing NEWS 8 Stephanie Hendrixson / Senior Editor The 2018 edition of IMTS—The International Manufacturing Technology show will include more additive manufacturing technolo- gy and content than ever before. Organized by AMT—The Associa- tion For Manufacturing Technology, the trade show is hosted every two years at McCormick Place in Chi- cago, Illinois. Here's where to find additive manufacturing at the show: • The Additive Manufacturing Pavilion. Located on Level 3 of the West Building, the AM Pavilion features 56 exhibitors, up from 21 at the 2016 trade show. At its entrance is AMT's Emerging Technology Center (ETC) focused on additive manufacturing, one of two ETCs. • The show floor. Additive manufacturing technology will also be on display in other pavilions including the Metal Cutting Pavilion located in the South Building and the Controls & CAD-CAM Pavil- ion in the East Building. See the section beginning on page 42 for a sampling of AM products to be displayed throughout McCormick Place, and search the exhibitor list on imts.com. • Events. The Additive Manufac- turing Conference returns to IMTS for 2018, happening September 11-12. With a program curated by the editors of Additive Manufacturing Magazine, the conference focuses on industrial applications of 3D printing and AM technologies. Find the program and additional details at additiveconference.com. Other events include AppliedAM – Where Additive Minds Meet, presented by EOS North America on September 12, and technical sessions within the IMTS Conference. imts.com Where to Find Additive Manufacturing at IMTS 2018 The September trade show includes exhibits, conferences and more related to AM. In even-numbered years, the Additive Manufacturing Conference is co-located with the International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) in Chicago's McCormick Place. Learn more and register at additiveconference.com. Baker Hughes Opens Inspection Facility Baker Hughes, a GE Company, has opened its largest Customer Solutions Center (CSC) globally for its Inspection Technologies (IT) business in Sharonville, Ohio, near Cincinnati. The 26,000-square-foot Cincinnati CSC includes X-ray, CT, ul- trasonic and remote visual inspection (RVI) technologies. The facility will provide production-scale inspection services; application development and qualification testing; and cus- tomer demonstrations and training. BHGE plans to open additional CSCs in 2018 and 2019, with loca- tions in Asia, the U.S. and Europe projected to open soon. bhge.com 3D-Printed "Smart" Shaft Introduces AI Possibilities VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has 3D-printed a "smart" shaft, embedding an accelerometer and wiring into a 3D-printed metal shaft for a friction bearing. Electron- ics allowing wireless communication were installed onto the bearing allowing data to be directly and

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