This article from our Technical Digest series addresses how Additive Manufacturing (AM), popularly known as 3D printing, enables the creation of complex 3D geometries not possible with traditional manufacturing, through the localised deposition of material in sequential layers.

Author Dr Connor Myant is a member if the Dyson School of Engineering at Imperial College London. 

Technical Digest: Factories of the Future 

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