Tag: additive manufacturing


  • 3 Types of Industrial Design Prototyping

    3 Types of Industrial Design Prototyping

    Explore iterative, parallel, and rapid industrial design prototyping methods and how to apply each to your next product design process.


  • FFF 3D Printing Sustainability Considerations

    FFF 3D Printing Sustainability Considerations

    3D printing is often viewed as an environmentally friendly manufacturing method because of its reduction in waste material. It’s also shaking up supply chains by allowing localization, consolidation, and reduced inventories. However, every manufacturing process has an environmental impact, and additive manufacturing is no exception. In this article, we’re going to look at the FFF […]


  • Understanding Additive Manufacturing Technology & Processes

    Understanding Additive Manufacturing Technology & Processes

    If you’re reading this, you probably already know what a 3D printer is (if you don’t, then read this article about 3D printing vs. injection molding). But do you understand the differences between the vast number of additive manufacturing processes, technologies, and their applications? To start, here are three easy ways to categorize the various additive manufacturing technologies: 1. Melted Solids  There’s a whole band […]


  • Fusion 360 Is Sponsoring the BASF Forward AM Innovation Award

    Fusion 360 Is Sponsoring the BASF Forward AM Innovation Award

    If a final part of your product uses 3D printing for manufacturing, this competition's for you.


  • 3D Printing vs. Injection Molding: What You Need to Know

    3D Printing vs. Injection Molding: What You Need to Know

    Explore the differences between two essential processes in the modern manufacturing space, their merits, and the nuances behind them.


  • How to Use Generative Design Tools for Additive and Subtractive Manufacturing

    How to Use Generative Design Tools for Additive and Subtractive Manufacturing

    Generative design is no longer a tool for creating designs that can only be produced using additive manufacturing. Generative design now can optimize solutions suitable for many manufacturing techniques.


  • What Materials Can be 3D Printed?

    What Materials Can be 3D Printed?

    Using the right material for your 3D printed project can make or break the final result. Fortunately, there are many options to choose from, whether it be plastic, metal, or even polymer.


  • Fusion 360 2020 Year in Review

    With a total of 35 product updates and tons of new features in 2020, we made major strides in maturing the tools you need to be successful.


  • What Does the Future of 3D Printing Look Like?

    What Does the Future of 3D Printing Look Like?

    3D printing has come a long way from the early days of desktop figurines. As technology continues to evolve, the future brighter than ever.


  • 3DXTech & Gearbox3D Take Additive Manufacturing To the Next Level

    3DXTech & Gearbox3D Take Additive Manufacturing To the Next Level

    Gearbox3D's heavy-duty 3D printer prints high-quality plastics. Learn how Fusion 360's integrated cloud platform helped bring it to life.


  • Achieving Better Additive Manufacturing Outcomes in Generative Design

    Achieving Better Additive Manufacturing Outcomes in Generative Design

    As part of the December 2020 update of Fusion 360, we delivered a hidden gift just in time for the holidays: a new method for generating additive manufacturing outcomes. Internally, we call this project Additive 2.0, and it is part of our Experimental Generative Solvers and Features preview. This new method should go a long way to improve the shape quality and printability of the outcomes compared to […]