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Will 3D Printing Replace Traditional Manufacturing?

April 17, 2013 • Technology

Part of a hip prosthesis made using the Arcam process, in front of a screen showing the computer-aided design for the implant.

Part of a hip prosthesis made using the Arcam process, in front of a screen showing the computer-aided design for the implant. CSIRO

Nobody can dispute 3D printers have exploded onto the scene in the last couple of years. With everyone from engineers, designers and primary school students having access to them, but will they ever replace the traditional manufacturing process?

Leslie Langnau, Managing Editor at Design World Magazine and Editor, MakePartsFast.com, asks the question “what needs to happen before 3D printers really become manufacturing production systems?”

In this video she examines the key factors that need to happen before 3D printers can truly function as manufacturing systems.

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