During two consecutive weeks, Additive Manufacturing Media offers AM InDepth , a series of free educational discussions with top names in production 3D printing to explore the future of additive manufacturing (AM) technology. As part of the IMTS Spark platform, the sessions focus on the successes and roadblocks that users need to overcome to get industrial AM applications up and running.
Delving into some real-world applications, experts in AM explore limitations and challenges of the technology as well as many of the opportunities that lie ahead. During the sessions that ran on the first week of the series, from September 21 through 25, presenters focused on design for additive manufacturing (DFAM), processes, materials, implementation strategies, serial production, and more. Throughout the hour-long sessions, most experts agreed that applying AM to an organization goes way beyond just 3D printing. AM encompasses much more than just the manufacturing method, it also […]
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