3D printers and Milling Machines

Milling and 3D Printing – what’s the difference?



Milling and 3D Printing

I am sure most of us are excited as you are – 3D printers ARE the way forward but the technology is not a new one. In fact milling machines paved the way although they are what is known as subtractive whilst a 3D printer for all intents and purposes is additive.

3D Printing and Milling Machines
Milling Machine

Why not combine 3D Printing and Milling?

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We welcome our Asian partners into this discussion – my own thoughts are that 3D printing is only part of a solution.

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