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eBook: 4 Types of Metal 3D Printing Processes and Their Materials

This helpful eBook will discuss the four types of metal 3D printing processes and their corresponding materials.

a Metal 3D printed tire

Metal 3D printing, an additive manufacturing process, produces parts by fusing together metal particles layer by layer to form a metal part. It is often chosen as an alternative to CNC machining or metal casting because it can produce parts with the strength and durability of metal while also taking advantage of the design freedoms afforded by 3D printing. It can produce complex designs, including lattices and topology-generated structures, which are impossible to manufacture via traditional CNC machining.

Learn more about the 4 types of metal 3D printing, their strengths, weaknesses, and common metal 3D printing materials.

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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.