Metal additive manufacturing or metal 3D printing are terms that everyone in the metal-processing industry is seeking to understand. The “what” and the “how” are becoming clearer every day. However, new advancements seem to occur almost daily with no real end in sight.
The question that has yet to be answered for many is, “How will this affect my business and when?” Additive manufacturing has been labeled a global disruptive technology for a multitude of different industries, deeming the question valid. Yet the answer is unclear.