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Learn How To Interpret Materials & Their Units Without Getting Confused

Interpret Material Properties & Their Units Sometimes, when we look at the data-sheet of a particular material, we take for granted the material properties and its associated units without understanding their physical relevance. For e.g., one of the most important properties associated with any material is its Tensile Strength, but how many of us really …

How Determine 3D Printing Cost Accurately For Your Designs?

It was reinforced into our brains that 3D printing technology is ‘economical mass manufacturing’ tool and a splendid technology that can be used by startups to integrate with a creative idea. But do you really think it is economical when it is not used for ‘mass production use’ and merely used for printing small objects? …

Will Additive Manufacturing replace Subtractive Manufacturing?

Additive Manufacturing(AM) or 3D printing as it is commonly called, is a manufacturing technology wherein parts are fabricated layer by layer. Since the material is added layer by layer, it is called Additive manufacturing. Essentially, you start with nothing and end up building a part bottom up as opposed to Subtractive(traditional) manufacturing wherein you start …