Industrialising AM - creating predictable, productive processes
The recent emergence of the term Additive Manufacturing (AM) bears witness to an ongoing transformation in the use of additive technologies, away from low volume 3D printing and towards series manufacturing. This feature article explores the drivers behind this trend to industrial AM, and the technical developments that will be critical success factors in this transition.
The article details:
- Drivers for industrialisation
- Integrated manufacturing process chains
- Future process chains
- Productive AM processes