3D Printing Tools—Featured Webinar

Additive Webinar—Why Should You Make Tools Using 3D Printing?

FATHOM Talks with Managing Editor at DesignWorld

Every manufacturer needs to produce low volume parts such as tools, jigs, and fixtures for the production floor. Additive manufacturing is meeting this need more often than you might think. In this webinar, you will learn the pros and cons of using 3D printing to make tools for manufacturing applications along with examples.

The live webinar was recorded on March 24, 2016 11:00am PST [ WATCH ON DEMAND ]* *To watch the recording, you will need to register or log in if you're already registered



Derek Roedel is an Advanced Tooling Program Manager at FATHOM—he is passionate about improving products and process through methodical improvement of quality and production systems. Roedel has almost ten years of experience in manufacturing, beginning his career in high-volume production. Today, he is focused on accelerated product development at FATHOM by way of uniquely blending additive technologies with proven manufacturing methods. Roedel possess a BS in Industrial Technology from California Polytechnic State University and resides in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Leslie Langnau


Leslie Langnau, Managing Editor at Design World, has more than 20 years experience as a technical editor and trade journalist. She has reported, investigated, and written extensively on the following subjects: mechanical automation, industrial networking, additive manufacturing, and automation controls. She has a B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from Michigan State University.