Pain Point #2: Packing Builds vs Designing Builds

Solutionology Podcast Episode #14.2 | 13 min



There’s a high degree of pricing and quality variability in the market from additive manufacturing service providers. In this excerpt from the Solutionology Podcast Episode 13, Carl and Brian talk about the difference in approach between service providers offering cheap parts and companies like ours focusing on achieving the highest quality possible.

It’s a mindset shift that starts with packing density when preparing parts for printing. Packing a build vs designing a build is an important distinction and can have a tremendous impact on quality. It’s a manufacturing variable in additive that can be compared to controlling speed and cooling profiles in injection molding to ensure dimensional accuracy.