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Direct Digital Manufacturing: Impact and Opportunity Part 4 - Jigs & Fixtures

White Paper Published By: RedEye On Demand
RedEye On Demand
Published:  Apr 09, 2009
Type:  White Paper
Length:  8 pages

Direct digital manufacturing, otherwise known as rapid manufacturing, is a process that employs additive fabrication technology (aka rapid prototyping) to produce end-use items. Directly from CAD data, components are manufactured without molding, casting or machining. The impact of direct digital manufacturing is far-reaching, and the opportunities and advantages are extensive. This is why direct digital manufacturing is heralded as the next industrial revolution.



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redeye on demand, cad, rapid manufacturing, jigs & fixtures, design for manufacturability, design for assembly, return on investment