Infographic: 3D Printing Process and Material Decision Guide

Will your 3D printed part be... functional or aesthetic? Metal or rubber-like? Heat resistant? Follow this decision tree to help you choose the best process and material for your project.

By William Krueger · July 08, 2019

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Want to get more in-depth tips? Watch this on-demand webinar, Selecting the Right 3D Printing Material, hosted by Greg Paulsen, Director of Applications Engineering at Xometry.

He discusses why materials matter, how to choose materials that meet your project goals and maximize cost efficiency, the strengths, and trade-offs of each additive manufacturing process at Xometry, and real-life application examples.

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