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To DMLS or not to DMLS

To DMLS or not to DMLS

A frequent question we get from engineers has to do with how to decide whether to use a 3D printing process using metal materials for their projects. While each project is different and has different requirements, we thought it would be helpful to run a quick post about the most popular applications and advantages of Direct Metal Laser Sintering (DMLS).

On-Demand Webinar: Should You Take 3D Printing to Production?

On-Demand Webinar: Should You Take 3D Printing to Production?

Industrial additive manufacturing (3D Printing) has the ability to scale from one-offs to large quantities of parts. In this 60-minute deep dive, we uncover misconceptions on 3D Printing and why additive manufacturing is a viable option for final production.

3D Printed Lacrosse Balls: Will It Break or Bounce?

3D Printed Lacrosse Balls: Will It Break or Bounce?

Each 3D Printing material has its own application, and many materials are known for their durability. We put 9 materials to the test to see whether they would break or bounce in this high-velocity impact lacrosse experiment!