Machine Learning Software for 3D Printing
- Magazine Article
3D printing allows users to directly build objects from computer-generated designs, meaning industry can manufacture customized products in-house without outsourcing parts. But 3D printing has a high degree of error such as shape distortion. Each printer is different and the printed material can shrink and expand in unexpected ways. Manufacturers often need to try many iterations of a print before they get it right. And unusable print jobs must be discarded, presenting a significant environmental and financial cost.