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3D Printing Design

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The latest news, trends, and manufacturing design tips for additive manufacturing.

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Full Color 3D Printing Best Practices

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Supplier Shop Tips

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Tips for machine shops, fabrication shops, 3D printing bureaus, and manufacturers in Xometry's Partner Network.

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Ways to Start Machine Shop Automation

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Effective Ways to Prevent Rust On Metal

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How To Get an AS9100 Certification

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Blog

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The latest Xometry product updates, news, and trends in manufacturing.

Machining Design

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The latest news, trends, and manufacturing design tips for custom machined and fabricated parts.

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Everything You Need to Know About CNC Milling

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What Are Counterbore Holes in Machining?

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Design Guides

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In-depth design guides full of best practices for all of Xometry's manufacturing processes.

Industry Design

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Design tips for our top industries like aerospace and defense, automotive, energy, medical and dental, robotics, supply chain, and more.

Sheet

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The latest news, trends, and manufacturing design tips for sheet metal, stamping, laser and waterjet sheet cut parts.

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Delrin® Laser Cutting and Bonding

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Laser Engraving and Cutting of Cork

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Casting

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Urethane cast housings on demand through xometry

What is Urethane & How is it Used?

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Urethane cast parts in different colors and durometers from very rigid to very soft

5 Reasons to Choose Urethane Casting

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Three Benefits of Urethane Casting

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Materials

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Information about common materials used in manufacturing processes.

Tube

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The latest news, trends, and manufacturing design tips for laser tube cutting, tube bending, tube rolling, and more.

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Top Tube Bending Design Tips

By Joel Schadegg
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Tube cutting laser in action

Top Design Tips for Laser Tube Cutting

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Procurement

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The latest technical guides and articles related to procurement, supply-chain efficiency, and related topics.

Metal and Plastic Extrusion

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The latest technical guides and articles related to extrusion processes.

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