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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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3D Printing in Medicine and Healthcare

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9 Steps on How To Set Up a 3D Printer

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Case Studies

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Examples of Xometry's work with customers across various industries and manufacturing processes.

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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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7 Key Benefits of AS9100

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Blog

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

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Video: Will It Erode? - Part 2

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Top 5 Content Resources From 2023

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Machining Design

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

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18 Different Types of Thread Taps

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Teflon™ Coating: Is It Safe To Use?

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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.

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How to Create A Good Technical Drawing

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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.

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Top Die Casting Design Tips

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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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Differences Between Laser and Flame Cutting

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Casting

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Injection Molding

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Materials

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Information about common materials used in manufacturing processes.

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21 Different Types of Material Testing

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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

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Procurement

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

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The Role of the Chief Procurement Officer

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Metal and Plastic Extrusion

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The latest technical guides and articles related to extrusion processes.

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Certifications

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What Is NADCAP Certification?

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Company

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eBooks Library

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Reshoring

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15 Examples of Outsourcing Companies

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