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Everything you Should Know About 3D Printing Software – By Digital Alloys

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Effectively implementing 3D printing in a production environment requires software tools for design, simulation, pre-processing, distribution, manufacturing, inspection, and quality. Printer manufacturers (OEMs) provide software with their printers, but it often does not include all the functionality necessary for industrial scale additive manufacturing (AM). This post covers the different categories of 3D printing software, how they fit together in an AM workflow, and the leading companies providing commercially available solutions.

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How Coronavirus Impacts Future Supply Chains - A Digital Alloys Viewpoint

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The Coronavirus (COVID-19) has swept rapidly across the globe stalling manufacturing operations, draining component inventories, and bottle-necking the production of many critical products. Worldwide, supply chains for almost every industry have collapsed. The issues we currently face with the production of life-saving medical equipment sadly expose how high the stakes are. This post examines the vulnerabilities of global supply chains and highlights how digital manufacturing processes like additive manufacturing (AM) can improve their resiliency.