The ability to cost-effectively create complex designs using metal 3D printing allows you to completely rethink your design and manufacturing process. Compared with traditional metal manufacturing methods, metal additive manufacturing offers three significant benefits:
Speed – directly 3D printing a part from a CAD file dramatically cuts the time from concept, to design, to manufactured part.
Design for function – additive manufacturing removes the correlation between cost and complexity, enabling functionality to be the leading consideration of part design.
Part count reduction – by rethinking the manufacturing process, design engineers are able to reduce total part counts, streamline part production, and elevate part performance.
This eBook features real-world examples for forward-thinking businesses, engineers, and designers who are keen to explore the benefits of part consolidation.