If you’ve ever wondered about intellectual property rights (and violations) in light of additive manufacturing, you need to broaden your horizons before you learn more.
Companies that are concerned about doing their part to save the environment must think about the materials they use when additively manufacturing their products.
Complicated molds are hard to build and often cost much more than the many simpler molds they replace – but they make injection molding more efficient and lead to more durable and reliable parts.
Additive manufacturing is growing rapidly according to a recent Wohlers Associates report – but there are challenges.