Although basic shapes and cross-sections are easily manufactured using traditional techniques, complex parts with hollow interiors still present a real challenge to manufacture in the composite parts industry.

When talking about additive manufacturing, they are five elements to consider when designing for 3D printing. Those five aspects are necessary to build a perfect balance in creating a 3D part. Balance between size, resolution, thickness, orientation and choice of material will contribute to the esthetics and success of your creation.