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Elevate your on-demand manufacturing knowledge with how-to guides, expert interviews, whitepapers, and more.

CNC machining guides

Elevate your CNC machining knowledge with these how-to guides.

The Guide to CNC Machined Aluminum Parts

See why aluminum is one of the most popular metals – and how you can make the most of it.

The Guide to Designing Parts for CNC Machining

These 23 tips will help ensure the manufacturability of your CNC machined parts.

The Ultimate CNC Machining Glossary

All the key terms you need to make the most of CNC machining.

Sandblasting Finishes for Metals

See when sandblasting is the right finishing option for your part.

Quality Control Options for CNC Machined Parts

Need extra assurances for your CNC machining project? See which option is best for you.

How CNC Machining Propels the Aerospace Industry

See how and why aerospace companies rely on CNC machining to reach all-new heights.

CNC Machining with Titanium

Learn exactly how to leverage titanium for your next CNC machining project.

CNC Machining with Steel

Learn all about your options for stainless and tool steel in your CNC machining projects.

CNC Machining with Copper

Is copper the right material for your next project? See how this metal and its alloys stack up.

CNC Machining vs 3D Printing: Which Technology to Use

CNC machining or 3D printing? Learn which manufacturing method is best for your project.

3D printing guides

Boost your 3D printing knowledge with these helpful how-to guides.

Fused Deposition Modeling vs. Selective Laser Sintering – Key Differences

Which 3D printing technology is best for you? This guide explains the advantages and disadvantages of using FDM or SLS for your project.

3D Printing vs Injection Molding

See which of these manufacturing methods is best for your project.

Download: The Biggest Additive Manufacturing Trends of 2023

See the new technologies, business trends, and other developments 2023 has in store for 3D printing.

Video: Industrial Additive Manufacturing Fundamentals Crash Course

See how additive manufacturing works, why it’s become so popular in an industrial setting, and how it can help you.

Video: Fundamentals of Laser Powder Bed Fusion

L-PBF is a versatile Additive manufacturing technology. See how it works, the main benefits, and key use cases.

Top 10 Benefits of Laser Powder Bed Fusion (LPBF)

Companies of all sizes use LPBF 3D printing for metals. Here’s why.

The Ultimate 3D Printing Glossary

Learn all the terminology in additive manufacturing, from A to Z-Offset.

The Guide to Laser Powder Bed Fusion (LPBF) Post Processing

Wondering which post-processing is suitable for your metal LPBF part? Learn about each option and determine the best choice for your project.

Choose the Right LPBF 3D Printing Material

See which metal powder is best for your LPBF project.

6 Tips to Reduce Laser Powder Bed Fusion (L-PBF) Costs

Learn how to minimize costs when it comes to making metal parts with L-PBF technology.

eBooks guides

Download: The Biggest Additive Manufacturing Trends of 2023

See the new technologies, business trends, and other developments 2023 has in store for 3D printing.

Download: The Guide to 3D Printing with Metals

Improve designs, increase quality, and reduce costs when using laser powder bed fusion (LPBF) technology.

Casting guides

Rapid Casting vs. Die Casting

See which casting method is best for your manufacturing project.

Vacuum Casting: Everything You Need to Know

Learn all about the applications, materials, costs, and more for vacuum casting.

Rapid Casting: Everything You Need to Know

Learn more about this manufacturing method that combines casting with 3D printing.

Polymer 3D Printing vs. Vacuum Casting

Knowing which technology to use makes all the difference. Here’s what you need to know.

How to Reduce Vacuum Casting Costs

Follow these practical tips to make vacuum casting even more cost effective.

Design Basics for Vacuum Casting

Learn about draft angles, wall thickness, and other design considerations.

Choosing the Right Material for Vacuum Casting

Working on an vacuum casting project? Discover the right materials for your application.

Choosing the Best Material for Your Rapid Casting Project

Want to make the most of your rapid casting project? Start by choosing the best-fitting material.

10 Main Benefits of Vacuum Casting

Is this technology the best fit for your next small or medium batch production project?

Injection Molding vs. Vacuum Casting – A Comparative Analysis

Find out which technology is best for strength, speed, and costs.

Injection Molding guides

Choosing the Right Material for Injection Molding

Learn when to use some of the most popular injection molding materials.

3D Printing vs Injection Molding

See which of these manufacturing methods is best for your project.

10 Big Benefits of Injection Molding

See why injection molding might be the best-fitting technology for your next project.

6 Ideas to Reduce Your Injection Molding Costs

Cut your injection molding costs without sacrificing quality.

Injection Molding vs. Vacuum Casting – A Comparative Analysis

Find out which technology is best for strength, speed, and costs.

Injection Molding: Everything You Need to Know

Learn how injection molding can help you with large-scale production.

Sheet Metal guides

Water Jet Cutting: Everything You Need to Know

Want to make the most of water jet cutting for your next project? Read this first.

The Guide to Sheet Metal Fabrication Finishes

Bended, plated, galvanized, or something else? See which finish is best for your sheet metal fabrication project.

Sheet Metal Fabrication: Everything You Need to Know

Want to make the most of sheet metal fabrication? This guide will help you.

Plasma Cutting vs. Laser Cutting – Which Technology to Use

Is plasma or laser cutting superior for cost, speed, precision, and more?

Choosing the Right Metal for Sheet Metal Fabrication

What does your sheet metal fabrication project need? Find the best material for the job.

Bending Basics for Sheet Metal Fabrication

Learn all about the different bending techniques for sheet metal.

9 Ways to Reduce Sheet Metal Fabrication Costs

See how to cut costs without sacrificing quality for your next sheet metal project.
Sheet metal fabrication part

8 Important DFM Tips for Sheet Metal Fabrication

Improve design for manufacturability for your sheet metal fabrication projects.

MakerVerse Updates

How to Read MakerVerse’s Material Sheets

Making the material selection process easier and clearer for you.

5 Ways We Ensure the Quality of Your Industrial Part

Even a perfect design needs an end-to-end quality control process. Here’s how MakeVerse does that for you.

Ordering Oversized Parts – Dimensions Far Beyond Standard Sizes

Learn how to get oversized parts up to 12 meters big from a range of manufacturing technologies.

MakerVerse Platform Demo

Welcome to the MakerVerse. Here’s how to start your manufacturing project in 3 easy steps.
Metal parts made with LPBF 3d printing technology

How to Specify Your Parts

Use the MakerVerse platform to have your parts manufactured according to your exact requirements.

Insights and Trends

Get the latest news, expert interviews, and whitepapers.

Interview: The Rail Industry Gets on Track with Additive Manufacturing

Stefanie Brickwede, a champion for additive manufacturing and sustainability in the rail industry, explains how it’s full steam ahead for AM adoption.

How to Build Resilient Supply Chains with Additive Manufacturing

Recent global supply chain collapses forced businesses to reconsider their supply chain design. Here’s how to act.

How Hardware Startups Accelerate Innovation with 3D Printing

Running and scaling a hardware startup is challenging even in the best of times. See how 3D printing helps solves some of the major startup challenges.

Interview: What’s Actually Driving Additive Manufacturing’s Growth

Dr. Jörg Bromberger, director of strategy and operations at McKinsey, reveals AM opportunities and challenges.
LPBF technology in action

How to Get Started With Your 3D Printing Journey

Learn how to make 3D printing a part of your manufacturing process. See the main use cases and applications.

How Digital Transformation in Manufacturing Powers Progress

Digital tools like on-demand manufacturing platforms drive innovation and efficiency.

From Prototype to Production: Scaling with Additive Manufacturing

3D printed isn’t just for prototyping. See how to use this technology for serial production.

How CNC Machining is Used Across Industries

From agriculture to automotive, learn all the different applications CNC machining provides.

7 Ways Additive Manufacturing Boosts Sustainability

Here’s how 3D printing transforms manufacturing to be more sustainable.

5 Ways Lean Manufacturing Converges with On-Demand Manufacturing

First, there was lean manufacturing. On-demand manufacturing is the natural evolution.