Additive Manufacturing

The Future of Manufacturing

Additive manufacturing, also known as 3D printing, is a process that comes from laying down a binding material layer by layer, to produce a solid part that is built from the bottom up.

It differs from the traditional subtractive process that requires carving or drilling away material.

This style of manufacturing creates a great advantage in areas like:

  • Increased design flexibility
  • Improved end-product performance
  • Lower costs and material waste
  • Extended product life
Additive manufacturing in action

As a result, additive manufacturing can provide great advantages over traditional methods and is helping to generate a new wave of developments in science and technology.


Bringing Additive Manufacturing to the Pacific Northwest

3DC utilizes the additive manufacturing process through the 3D printing of FDM thermoplastic materials.

3D Composites serves the greater Seattle area’s various industries for their 3D printing and prototyping needs. No other provider better understands the engineering needs of the aeronautic, automotive, medical, and consumer industries than on of the first additive manufacturing professionals in Snohomish county.