Simulation key to additive manufacturing analysis
- Magazine Article
When 3D printing first hit the consumer market, it was considered a novelty and a gimmick. However, the professional market has leveraged the technology, incorporated other materials and systems, and created the burgeoning field of additive manufacturing (AM) that is revolutionizing the industry. Borja Lazaro Toralles and the
MTC created the National Centre for Additive Manufacturing (NCAM) in 2015. The purpose of the center was to develop production-ready AM processes, overcoming the barriers to wide-scale adoption and working on legislative and standardization issues in the emerging field.