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AM Technology Overview 2024

The information provided here is for general informational purposes only. All information is provided in good faith, however, we make no representation or warranty of any kind, express or implied, regarding the accuracy, adequacy, validity, reliability, availability or completeness of the information listed here. Some of the listed technologies are trademarks™ or registered® trademarks of their respective holders. Use of them does not imply any affiliation with or endorsement by them.
#AbbreviationNamingMetalPlasticCeramicVendors (selection)
13SPScan, Spin & Selectively PhotocureEnvisionTEC
2ADAMAtomic Diffusion Additive ManufacturingMarkforged
3AKFArburg Konstoff FreeformArburg
4APDAugmented Polymer Deposition RIZE
5BJBinder JettingDesktop Metal , Ricoh, 3D Systems
6PµSLProjection Micro Stereolithography Boston Micro Fabrication
7CDLPContinuous Digital Light ProcessingETEC
8CJPColor Jetting3D-Systems, ExOne, Voxeljet
9CLIPContinuous Liquid Interface ProductionCarbon
10CSAMCold Spray Additive ManufacturingSpee3D, Titomic
11DEDDirect Energy DepositionArevo, DMG Mori, Optomec, Sciaky
12DLPDigital Light ProcessingStratasys/Origin, Desktop Metal/envisionTEC
13DLSDigital Light SynthesisCarbon
14DMDDirect Metal DepositionDMG Mori, Trumpf
15DMLSDirect Metal Laser SinteringProtolabs
16DODDrop On Demand
17EBAMElectron Beam Additive Manufacturing
18EBMElectron Beam Melting
19FDMFused Deposition Modelling
20FDRFine Detail Resolution Technologie
21FFFFused Filament FabricationApium, Intamsys
22HIPHot Isostatic Pressing
23ISLInverted Stereolithography
24LAMLiquid Additive ManufacturingArburg
25LDMLiquid Deposition Modeling
26LENSLaser Engineering Net Shape
27LMDLaser Metal Deposition
28LMFLaser Metal Fusion
29LOMLaminated Object Manufacturing
30MJMaterial Jetting
31MJFMulti Jet FusionHP
32MJMMutiJet ModelingStratasys (Polyjet)
33NPJNano Particle JettingXjet
34PAMPellet Additive ManufacturingPollen AM
35PBFPowder Bed FusionEOS
37PLSPlastic Laser Sintering
38RPDRapid Plasma DepositionNorsk Titanium
39SAFSelective Absorption FusionStratasys
40SLAStereolithography3D-Systems, Stratasys
41SLM/DMLMSelective Laser Melting
42SLSSelective LasersinternEOS
43TKFTitomic Kinetic FusionTitomic