3D Printing Primer
A Survey of Technologies and Principles
Released: April 2015
Whether you know them as "rapid prototyping," "additive manufacturing," or some other buzzword, the processes, technologies, and tools of 3D printing are developing at such a rapid pace that it's easy to be overwhelmed or confused by the ever-increasing range of options. This report helps demystify the field of 3D printing, by outlining the strengths and liabilities of the different types of processes that are currently available, along with an indication of advancements to be on the lookout for in the near future.