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The Importance of Designing for Additive Manufacturing

By Rebecca Gurk on Tuesday, July 19th, 2016

thumbnail_Buffalo_additive_infographic-CopyAdditive manufacturing is changing how we design parts, components, products, and structures. It removes constraints and enables new freedom and flexibility. But in order for the technology to evolve and reach its full potential, there is a critical need for accepted Designing for Additive Manufacturing methods, guidelines, best practices, and resources.

We’ve created a new infographic that highlights the importance of developing Designing for Additive Manufacturing rules and the unique elements those design rules must account for, including:

  • New material properties
  • New geometries
  • Selecting the correct process
  • And more

View the infographic

If you would like to learn more about EWI’s AM capabilities, contact Frank Medina at or 716.710.5535.

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