GE chose the additive process
for manufacturing the nozzles because it uses less material than conventional techniques.
Rapid printing is called additive process
because it works by adding layers on top of each other to create the whole object.
Both acts are in keeping with the traditional nature of their respective mediums; photography has long been regarded as a subtractive art just as painting is generally understood to be an additive process
The process uses Laser Direct Imaging in combination with precision electroforming, to produce high accuracy meshes in a single additive process
, without the need for any physical tooling.
This additive process
coupled with 3-D scanning of the patient's anatomy are leading to a future where implants will be custom-produced on a one-off basis that exactly match the patient's anatomical structure.
Multi-jet modeling is an additive process
, in which a molten material is deposited through droplet based printing heads.
Baker, (2006) advises that a more additive process
of bilingualism allows the child's first language and related culture nurtured and supported and in turn introducing the second language later.
The new copper nanoinks are deposited with an inkjet printer though an additive process
, and thus no photopatterning or etching steps are necessary.
Potentially with this process you could just gouge out the corroded section and re-strengthen it using an additive process
," he says.
Since the additive process
can easily produce organic shapes that sweep and flow, the tool designers can maximize performance while improving ergonomic and handling characteristics.
Linear Mold uses an EOS Eosint DMLS machine that builds up, or "grows," the piece layer by layer in an additive process
interconnections on etched copper circuit boards is an additive process