Metal 3D Printing
by: Robert McLean
Dec. 29, 2014
Metal 3D Printing is developing fast. Key patent expirations in 2014 have opened up the space to a growing number of new players and advanced materials development for medicine and industry have exciting implications.
Metal 3D Printing using advanced metal alloy polymers has cost savings benefits attractive to most companies. It has been reported that 80% of manufacturing businesses have made inquiries regarding implementation of metal 3d printers and cost is the biggest reason for early adoption.
3D Printing in general offers amazing advantages when it comes to saving material used for individual prints and when it comes to manufacturing with metal in the aerospace industry, specifically the commercial and cargo airline business, cost savings due to producing parts that are 40% lighter can be enormous.


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