Additive manufacturing (AM) processes can be used to produce your metal castings. Separate the hype that surrounds AM in the media and focus on the reality of today’s metal casting foundry. That reality will show why we need to start exploring the idea of having AM as a tool in your supply chain to achieve your metal casting goals. This will help your procurement timing, the part cost, and the possible elimination of inventory due to minimum quantity requirements. You will also have the time to ask questions about how this technology can be customized to your individual situation, regarding metal casting sourcing.
- Know what AM technologies to use to produce legacy or prototype metal castings
- Communicate your expectations for expedient metal casting production using AM by putting together an action plan for the supply chain
- Learn how to save money and time in the production of your metal casting with the use of AM and today’s foundry