A generic term for any process that adheres powder together to build a 3D object; often via lasers. These processes include selective laser sintering (SLS), selective laser melting (SLM), electron beam melting (EBM), direct metal laser sintering (DMLS) and more.
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A Campaign to Train Tomorrow’s Workforce
The ACADEMI curriculum is designed to boost additive manufacturing training—and industry savvy.
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DP Technology Kicks Off Esprit Additive Suite
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The NODE under the Blade’s Hood
California startup proposes 3D-printed chassis assembly as an environmentally friendly alternative.
3D Printing Prep Gets into Shape
Preparing models for 3D printing is no longer heavy lifting, but it’s still not as simple as it looks.
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Autonomous vehicles, 3D printing and new computing user experiences lead the CES tech news for engineers.
Reclaiming ‘Rapid’ in ‘Rapid Prototyping’
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Hybrid 3D Printing: What You Need to Know Now
Long-time technology rivals subtractive and additive manufacturing now partner to enable design engineers to break through traditional constraints.
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