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    Financing as a Barrier to Entry in 3D Printing

    The business around additive manufacturing faces several challenges in increasing adoption, many of which were in focus during this month's International Conference on 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing, held in Nottingham. Industry experts examined challenges in the business as well as strategies to overcome these barriers. Last week we looked into their thoughts on the skills gap; today we explore financing/investment as a barrier to entry into the business of 3D printing. Read more at 3DPrint.com: https://3dprint.com/181997/financing-as-a-barrier/


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    What is the biggest barrier in adopting 3D printing?

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    On a commercial basis - cost.
    Metal printing machines are stupidly expensive.
    As are most sls and multijet systems.

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