Monthly Archive: August, 2011

3D Printing

We’re getting ready at the model shop for a new 3D printer. This machine will introduce additive processes for model making designed to increase flexibility and productivity. Model making has traditionally been associated with… Continue reading

Trade Show Season 2013

The 2013 Trade Show Season is quickly approaching. Trade shows offer a unique opportunity to generate new leads, launch a new product design and strengthen relationships with existing clients. It’s not too late to plan new… Continue reading

Training Model Completed.

A&M Model Makers recently finished a model that will be used for company training exercises. Our clients wished to establish and maintain the most efficient process for packing and loading their product on shelving.  Practicing… Continue reading

Young Person’s Visit to the Model Shop

As a visitor, you never know what to expect when you’re planning to enter a model making facility. My first visit to A&M Model Makers I had no clue what to be ready for. I… Continue reading

Production Processes for Duplicate Models

Custom scale models are often one time only builds. Model makers are given an object, picture or design, they draw up the parts in 3D and set about constructing the item. Whether the finished product ends… Continue reading

Progression of a NASA Spacecraft Model

From the NASA Magnetospheric Multiscale (MMS) Mission  website: “The Magnetospheric Multiscale (MMS) mission is a Solar Terrestrial Probes mission comprising four identically instrumented spacecraft that will use Earth’s magnetosphere as a laboratory to study… Continue reading