DfAM essentials - print parts efficiently and effectively
Additive manufacturing (AM) gives us huge freedom to design parts differently, but we do need to be aware of some of the characteristics and limitations of the process, so that we create parts that can be built successfully.
Modern design and build preparation software helps enormously to find an optimum design, orientation and support strategy so that we can produce consistent parts economically.
The feature article details DfAM essentials:
- How to print parts efficiently and effectively including feature size, surface finish, overhangs, lateral holes and minimising supports
- Residual stress and distortion.