Insight: DMLS – Direct Metal Laser Sintering

Written by: Protolabs | Published: 08/20

Your masterclass in product design and development, each packed with useful tips to help save you time and money.

In this video we begin by explaining how direct metal laser sintering, or DMLS, works. We look at the considerable advantages of the technology, but also its limitations. We look at how you can tweak your part design in order to get around some of the potential problems, such as overhangs, curved shapes, and lettering – all presenting issues that can usually be addressed with some handy tricks.

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