Tech Brief: Discover the Fifth Wave: Metal Additive Manufacturing
This new world is not only delivering better quality components at lower cost but is offering whole new design possibilities, new business models and new markets. The key is to know when to use metal additive manufacturing instead of or complementing conventional milling or casting.

Read this executive brief to learn about the transformative value of the fifth wave of metal 3D printing, as well as compelling use cases for direct metal printing from the aerospace, automotive and industrial sectors including:
  • Know when to use metal additive manufacturing instead of conventional milling or casting
  • Find out how one automotive client reduced part component count from 20 down to one
  • Learn how you can improve strength-to-weight ratios
  • Improve part lifetime and reduce material degradation


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