3D Printing & Rapid Prototyping Services Procurement in the US
This report is intended to assist buyers of 3D printing and rapid prototyping services, also known as additive manufacturing. Vendors in this market use 3D printers to create three-dimensional solid objects from a digital model using successive layers of material, such as ceramic, polyamide, brass and stainless steel. These services are performed using various methods and technologies, including selective laser sintering, fused deposition modeling and stereolithography. The resulting 3D prints have various applications in the aerospace, architecture, dental, biomedical and automotive industries, among others. This report does not cover the procurement of 3D printers.