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June 28 - Day 1: Which materials? Which processes? Sorting Through the Choices

We will take a comprehensive look at the wide range of popular metals, plastics and polymeric materials that are used in additive manufacturing (aka 3D printing), CNC machining and injection molding. Your choice of the best material for a particular project is often a very complex decision, and depends on many important considerations which differ by manufacturing process, application and industry. We will give you clear, concise guidelines to help guide you in your material selection process.

We will take a comprehensive look at the wide range of popular metals, plastics and polymeric materials that are used in additive manufacturing (aka 3D printing), CNC machining and injection molding. Your choice of the best material for a particular project is often a very complex decision, and depends on many important considerations which differ by manufacturing process, application and industry. We will give you clear, concise guidelines to help guide you in your material selection process.