When 3D Printing Supports People
The March 2018 issue of Additive Manufacturing highlights some of the ways 3D printing benefits humans as patients, consumers and professionals.
If machine learning was the star of the last edition of Additive Manufacturing magazine, the March 2018 issue has a more human focus.
We often write about the ways that AM and 3D printing technology can benefit people professionally, as manufacturers—by delivering parts faster, at lower cost or with better functionality. That’s still the case this month, with stories that focus on
But what about using 3D printing to help a manufacturer’s own workforce? Liberty Electronics is one company that’s found advantages to 3D printing custom tooling
There are also medical applications to consider. In this month’s cover story, contract Slice Mfg. Studios uses electron beam melting (EBM) to manufacture acetabular hip cups. These 3D-printed hip cups
And sometimes the “support” 3D printing provides is even more literal. 3D-printed footwear
Read these stories and more (including a preview of technologies to be displayed at Rapid 2018