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Understanding SLS Additive Manufacturing

Selective Laser Sintering, or SLS, is an additive manufacturing process that uses a laser to fuse thin layers of nylon powder together to create parts.

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By Team Xometry
October 6, 2020
 1 min read
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What is SLS 3D Printing? (Selective Laser Sintering)

Selective Laser Sintering, or SLS, is an additive manufacturing process that uses a laser to fuse thin layers of nylon powder together to create parts. SLS technology is an incredibly robust form of manufacturing. Parts can be built unsupported and built not only in the x- and y-axis, but also on the z-axis.

Watch our video and learn more about SLS manufacturing.

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Team Xometry
This article was written by various Xometry contributors. Xometry is a leading resource on manufacturing with CNC machining, sheet metal fabrication, 3D printing, injection molding, urethane casting, and more.