February 6-8, 2018Anaheim Convention CenterAnaheim, CA

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Using Additive Manufacturing to Process Novel Materials & Improve Product Performance

Location: 208B
Pass Type: Conference (Paid) - Get your pass now!
Conference Track: 3D Printing
Recording: TBD

As additive manufacturing has moved from prototyping to production, industry has a new tool to manufacture components that can't be achieved with traditional manufacturing. An area that has been overlooked by many in industry is to use materials that historically can't be processed with traditional manufacturing. This session will provide examples where there were significant benefits to the application by moving from a traditional alloy to a more exotic selection that was well-suited for additive manufacturing. It will also touch on the economics of these material changes and some the qualification aspects required to make the switch.