Manufacturing and Process Management

A New Mindset in Product Design

Provided by Stratasys

Category Manufacturing and Process Management

Type White Paper

Length 5

Publish Date June 03 2014

Date posted September 01 2015

Overview

The terms “3D printing” and “additive manufacturing” refer to processes that automatically build objects layer by layer from computer data. The technology is already well-used in many sectors including transportation, health care, military and education. Uses include building concept models, functional prototypes, factory tooling (such as molds and robot-arm ends), and even finished goods (such as aircraft internal components). Widely used for product development and design, 3D printing is sometimes referred to as “rapid prototyping.” Read more to discover how 3D printing is changing the way products are designed, tested and brought to market faster than before.

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