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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.
 
 

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Making the Case for Micro-Precision 3D Printing
Micro-precision 3D printing can help manufacturers affordably create very small, highly detailed products and components.
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