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3D Printing and the Product Development Life Cycle

From inception to design to manufacturing, developing new products requires streamlined solutions. This webinar dives into the stages of the product development life cycle, how 3D printing services can support teams of engineers and designers to accomplish goals, and ultimately, how to get to market faster.



Date: July 25, 2018
Time: 11 AM EDT (8 AM PDT)
Duration: 1 hour
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Overview

As 3D printing, or additive manufacturing (AM), has evolved through advancements in technology and material development, its impact has expanded well beyond prototyping and quick-turn applications. Now, 3D printing can be successfully utilized across the entire product development life cycle, from early concept models to low-volume manufacturing to spare parts.

Across industries, the product development life cycle is an integral journey to bring quality products to market. From inception to design to manufacturing, developing new products requires streamlined solutions. This webinar dives into the stages of the product development life cycle, how 3D printing services can support teams of engineers and designers to accomplish goals, and ultimately, how to get to market faster.

Unconstrained by traditional design-for-manufacture rules, 3D printing enables designers and engineers to envision detailed, complex geometries for next-generation parts. Engineers have discovered that they can deliver their projects with a renewed confidence thanks to the customization, near-limitless design and faster lead times of AM in their back pocket.

Key Take-Aways

  • Learn how 3D printing serves each stage of product development
  • Discover the technologies and materials that best support different stages of product development, from prototyping to production
  • Learn about related services that enhance 3D printing's impact on the product development life cycle
  • Understand how 3D printing expertise can guide product development teams through the life cycle

Speaker

Chuck Alexander, Director of Product Management, Stratasys Direct Manufacturing

Chuck Alexander is director of product management at Stratasys Direct Manufacturing. He has been a key influencer in the 3D printing industry for 30 years. He became a vanguard for the SLA-500, the groundbreaking 3D printing product of the early '90s. His focus on reducing delivery time and costs while improving quality and adding the latest in additive manufacturing equipment has contributed to the continued growth and profitability of Stratasys Direct Manufacturing. In 2013, Chuck Alexander was recognized for his contributions to the additive manufacturing industry with the Distinguished Innovator Operator (DINO) Award from the Additive Manufacturing Users Group (AMUG).