By Maria Conrado
The globally-renowned RAPID + TCT conference brings together over 175 industry experts to speak on the latest processes, applications, materials, and research in additive manufacturing. Attendees will hear from the most influential leaders in the industry about how 3D technologies can cut costs, reduce time to market, produce stronger and lighter parts, improve efficiency, create complex geometries, and solve many other industry challenges.
Among the technology on display this year, metal additive manufacturing stands out among the latest growth and advancements in the industry. Although additive manufacturing in plastics has been around for three decades, the big push in the last 10 years has been in producing metal-based parts. Materials development in that segment has progressed at a furious pace to accommodate the requirements of original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) looking for a fast way to print low-volume components[…]