This guide organizes the facts on the process options, materials, properties, design features, manufacturing tolerances, applications, markets and costs to enable the design community to best utilize this net-shape production route.
This book comprises 9 chapters, each composed of small segments that can be consulted without reading the entire book.
Chapter One: Introduction
Chapter Two: Process Options
Chapter Three: Design Principles
Chapter Four: Manufacturing Considerations
Chapter Five: Material Properties
Chapter Six: Costs
Chapter Seven: Applications
Chapter Eight: Market Considerations
Chapter Nine: Supplemental Data