3D Printing: More than Manufacturing

3D printing, also known as “additive manufacturing,” is a process of making three-dimensional solid objects from a digital file, one layer of material (usually plastic) at a time. Pretty much anything can be 3D printed, from spare parts for aircraft to musical instruments, weapons, apparel, organs, and potentially, other 3D printers, too. Most 3D printing is currently used in manufacturing to do cheap rapid prototyping and test products—PwC estimates that 67% of manufacturers are already using the technology. More and more companies are now starting to plan how they will adapt to the technology, considered by some as the trigger … Continue reading 3D Printing: More than Manufacturing