What We Learned at AMUG 2018 – Part 2

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Computer Aided Technology was lucky enough to participate and attend AMUG 2018 and learn all we could about all the additive manufacturing technologies out there. It was fun week full many different classes, events, and lectures, but my favorite event by far was “Foundry in a Box”. In “Foundry in a Box” we were able to get hands on experience with two different types of casting processes: Sand Casting and Investment Casting. For traditional sand casting, a special type of […]

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What I learned at AMUG 2018!

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Recently we were able to participate and attend the annual Additive Manufacturing User Group(AMUG) Conference. This was my first year attending and I had a blast! The booths were fun to explore with many different printers and complimentary solutions. In our booth we had a Stratasys F170 the first day and a Desktop Metal Studio printer the rest of the week. As complimentary solutions, we also had a Roland MDX-50 benchtop CNC milling machine, and a variety of Creaform 3D scanners. There […]

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What I learned at AMUG 2017 Part 3

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If you’ve been following my last few blog posts, you won’t be surprised this is part 3 of a series on what our team learned at Amug this year.  See Part 1 or Part 2.  This post is from Rich Baes, one of our account managers from Novi, Michigan.  He’s been in the Additive Industry for a long time! Here are a few of the things I took away from the AMUG conference:  It’s not about prototyping anymore, it’s about […]

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What I learned at AMUG 2017 Part 2

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In my last post, I meantioned I wanted to share what our team shared with me reguading their trip to AMUG this year.  This blog post will be on what Siohban Kelly, Account Manager, learned at AMUG 2017 in Chicago.  See Part 1 here. There’s so many great seminars and networking opportunities at AMUG, it was hard to narrow down this list! Hands-on work shop learning how to create patterns for investment and sand casting,  and then actually pour and […]

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CATI Sponsors Additive Manufacturing User Group (AMUG)

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CATI Sponsors Additive Manufacturing User Group (AMUG)   For the second straight year CATI is a Platinum sponsor at the Additive Manufacturing Users Group (AMUG). Twenty eight years ago, this organization was formed as the SLA users group. That first conference was formed by owners and users of SLA equipment and as a way to help each other in this growing industry. Thus, the AMUG catch phrase “For Users, By Users”.   AMUG is an all-encompassing technology users group dedicated […]

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Additive Manufacturing Users Group (AMUG)

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This past Monday I returned from the Additive Manufacturing Users Group (AMUG) conference. Once again we set attendance (both overall and first time attendee), sponsorship and exhibition records. For those of you that do not know, The Additive Manufacturing Users Group's origins date back to the early 1990s when the founding industry users group was called 3D Systems North American Stereolithography Users Group, a user group solely focused on the advancement of stereolithography (SL) use with the owners and operators of 3D […]

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