The spectrum will range from additive-manufactured machine components to prototyping or on-demand spare parts supply for printing presses to the use of additive processes
to manufacture individual advertising products and unusual packaging solutions.
Putting things together--the additive process
of sculpture--is easy to understand.
For a working definition of the nonprofit organizational lifecycle, I refer to the TCC Group which "considers the development of an organization's effectiveness to be an additive process
where each successive stage requires more growth from prior stages." Stages include:
The change from cutting metal to a powder-based additive process
does present some challenges in terms of material compliance.
3D printing is an additive process
, fusing materials, layer upon layer, with heat, chemicals, light, electron beams, or adhesives.
Other differences may emerge from haws in the additive process
: Stress concentrations often exist at the junction of two layers.
A few of the works on view continued Dault's past efforts in this vein: Super Cutz, 2014, for example, employs an additive process
, superimposing a lattice of black leather atop a painted, printed canvas in the same Day-Glo-meets-1980s-beachwear palette that unifies the new pieces.
3D printers are capable of creating a solid 3D object or framework via an additive process
(layers of materials are laid down in succession as the form is created).
No tooling is required and the 3D part is built layer by layer in an additive process
directly from digital data.
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
. From a procedural and materialistic perspective, Gebert's work holds to the old line of truthfulness even while it operates within the realm of illusion.