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3DP and CNC – The Contrast of Design Optimisation

Deciding which manufacturing method is best for your part can be difficult sometimes, with so many aspects of your design to consider. In this webinar, we look at 3D printing and CNC machining – how to decide between the two manufacturing methods and the benefits and considerations for both.

Topics covered: 
  1. The differences between 3D Printing and CNC Machining 
  2. Considerations when choosing a manufacturing method: material choice, shape, and form 
  3. Design tips 
  4. Case studies 
  5. Overview: 3D Printing or CNC Machining? 
  6. Q&A session with David - the answers to your questions
By registering for this webinar, you will also gain access to our exclusive CNC surface finish guide. 

This comprehensive visual guide showcases various surface finishes depending on the process used and material choice.

CNC surface Finish Guide

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