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History of 3D Printing
While there’s been a recent boom in the popularity of 3D printing over the last decade, it’s actually been around for over 35 years. The technology started as an extremely expensive, niche method of manufacturing that held few advantages...
The Importance of Machine Tolerance to Achieve Exacting Results in 3D Printing
Increasingly, additive manufacturing is being used to produce end use parts, not just prototypes. For end use parts to be considered viable for this approach, there are many factors that need to be considered including materials, volumes, costs and tolerances.
What’s the Value of a Pixel?
How BMF achieves ultra-high resolution, accuracy, and precision.
Special Focus Issue: Additive Manufacturing Innovations
Read about the latest developments in 3D printing and design for additive manufacturing.
Digital Engineering May 2022
Our May issue focuses on additive manufacturing software, 3D print quality, GPU computing, and Space 4.0.
Breaking the (Injection) Mold
This paper covers the comparable wear rates of SLS-printed parts and injection-molded components.
3D Printer Buyer’s Guide
In the rapidly evolving business world, you need a 3D printer that puts you ahead of the competition.
Optimize Fluid Dynamics with Additive Manufacturing
Increase Performance in Fluid Systems by Shifting Your Design & Manufacturing Mindset.
Additive Manufacturing SLS Design Guide
Design Geometries for Production that No Other Technology can Produce.
Figure 4 Materials Guide
How to Evaluate Additive Manufacturing Materials for Production.
Why Lighter Parts Matter
Discover the Advantages of Metal 3D Printing for Aerospace.
Improve Your Application’s Performance with an Advanced Plastics Materials Portfolio
Select from Over 100 Materials Categorized by Property and Use Case.
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FREE WEBINAR NOV. 16 - Additive Manufacturing 2.0: How AM is Moving into Mass Production
In this webinar, learn how next-generation metal additive manufacturing technology enable tooling-free manufacturing and mass customization.
DE Hot Seat: Reconciling Additive and Subtractive
Panelists explore the intersection of additive and subtractive manufacturing.
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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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Additive Manufacturing Industry Grew 23 Percent in 2022
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