Additive Manufacturing (AM)

Additive Manufacturing

Additive manufacturing technology or 3D printing is type of technology that uses successive layers of material to create 3D objects
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Powder Bed Fusion

What is Powder Bed Fusion? Powder bed fusion is one of seven Additive Manufacturing techniques, in which either laser, heat...
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Material Extrusion

What is Material extrusion? Material extrusion is an additive manufacturing technique that uses a continuous filament of thermoplastic or composite...
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Vat Photopolymerization

What is Vat Photopolymerization? Vat Photopolymerization is a type of additive manufacturing technology that produces 3D objects by selectively curing...
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Sheet Lamination

What is Sheet Lamination? Sheet lamination is one of the 7 types of additive manufacturing processes defined by ISO/ASTM 52900-2015...
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3D printing Acronyms & Abbreviations

Acronyms, Abbreviations & Glossary of Additive manufacturing Additive manufacturing, commonly known as 3D printing is an exciting technology and is...
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Directed Energy Deposition (DED)

Directed Energy Deposition (DED) forms 3D objects by melting material as it is being deposited using focused thermal energy such as laser, electron beam or plasma arc. Both the energy source and the material feed nozzle are manipulated using a gantry system or robotic arm.
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Binder Jetting

What is Binder Jetting? Binder Jetting (BJ) is one of seven Additive Manufacturing techniques in which a binding liquid is...
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Material Jetting

What is Material Jetting? Material Jetting (MJ) is one of the 7 types of Additive Manufacturing (AM) technologies in which...
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Electron Beam Melting (EBM)

What is Electron Beam Melting (EBM)? Electron beam melting is one of the Powder bed fusion technologies, in which metal powder...
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Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM)

Fused deposition modeling is an additive manufacturing technology that creates 3D components using a continuous thermoplastic or composite material thread in filament form.
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Direct metal laser sintering (DMLS)

Direct metal laser sintering (DMLS) is an additive manufacturing technique that involves melting and fusing layers of metallic powder together using a computer-controlled, high-power laser beam.
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