Wire arc additive manufacturing in the WAAMpellar project. (Image courtesy of RAMLAB.)
Not so long ago, the excitement surrounding 3D printing as a production technology was almost palpable. The optimists dreamed of replacing turning centers, 5-axis machines—even whole factories—with nothing but 3D printers. As the fervor reached its peak, we seemed poised to enter a new age of additive manufacturing. Yet, despite all the enthusiasm, that revolution never came.
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