Getty Images
DE · Glossary · Additive Manufacturing Glossary Term

Additive Manufacturing

 
 
Additive manufacturing, or 3D printing, is a process to create, layer by layer, a physical object as a three-dimensional part using a variety of materials that include plastics, metals, ceramics and more. It is widely used in medical, aerospace and for prototyping applications, and continues to expand into many other industries.
 
 

Additive Manufacturing Resource

Technology Focus: Additive Manufacturing Innovations
In this special digital edition, we take a look at emerging advancements in additive manufacturing technology, including new materials innovations, connecting CAD to 3D printing, and the evolution of 3D printing from prototyping to production applications.
Learn more


Latest in Additive Manufacturing

Prototype/Manufacture
Evolve Additive Solutions Partners With Siemens
Technology partnership helps enable optimized and automated AM platform for high-volume production, companies say.

Prototype/Manufacture
America Makes Awards $2.3M in Funding
Ten project teams selected to help accelerate the adoption of additive manufacturing and meet needs of the supply chain.

Prototype/Manufacture
CoreTechnologie Debuts New Additive Manufacturing Software
With the new 4D_Additive 3D-Printing software, CAD data is prepared as intelligent, exact B-Rep geometry for 3D printing processes...

Prototype/Manufacture
Introducing the New Atlas 3.6 3D Printer
Titan expands its Atlas line of industrial 3D printers featuring dual pellet and hybrid pellet + filament extrusion options.

Prototype/Manufacture
Weerg Doubles Its 3D Printing Department
Company reports its largest EMEA installation of HP Jet Fusion 5210 in Gardigiano with the new HP Automatic Unpacking Station.

Design
ESPRIT CAM Collaborates with Alma CAM on Robotics
This solution allows Alma to use the full ESPRIT additive DED cycles.

Titan Robotics and Jabil Collaborate on Engineered Materials
Partnership to focus on materials for large-format industrial additive manufacturing.

Prototype/Manufacture
Siemens Expands Software Ecosystem for Industrial Additive Manufacturing
Working with Sintavia, Morf3D and Evolve Additive solutions can strengthen Siemens’ end-to-end industrial AM solution while expanding support for...

Prototype/Manufacture
Editor’s Pick: Software platform made for fast additive manufacturing build prep
HP Universal Build Manager Powered by Dyndrite is an OEM- and process-agnostic tool and is said to be supported by...

Prototype/Manufacture
Markforged Launches AI-based Additive Platform
Cloud-based Digital Forge solution allows customers to make production-grade parts on demand.

All Additive Manufacturing