Additive Manufacturing Make or Buy?
An overview of today’s supplier market and cost structure for metal AM parts
Additive Manufacturing became a game changer in many industries. Especially for SMEs, however, high part cost are still the main restriction for further wide-spread adoption of this production technology.
The surprisingly large spread in market prices persists even when larger lot sizes resembling a continuous serial production are requested. Comparing different materials, aluminum offers the largest margins on the supplier market while stainless steel yields much lower returns.
Cost of metal Additive Manufacturing
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