additive process


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additive process

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(Photography) a photographic process in which the desired colours are produced by adding together appropriate proportions of three primary colours. Compare subtractive process
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Via additive manufacturing, "we can make extremely lightweight parts that are, in other instances, much stronger parts due to the additive process," he said.
Putting things together--the additive process of sculpture--is easy to understand.
The objective is to bring the new additive process to the production stage.
For a working definition of the nonprofit organizational lifecycle, I refer to the TCC Group which "considers the development of an organization's effectiveness to be an additive process where each successive stage requires more growth from prior stages.
The change from cutting metal to a powder-based additive process does present some challenges in terms of material compliance.
3D printing is an additive process, fusing materials, layer upon layer, with heat, chemicals, light, electron beams, or adhesives.
In instances where the prototyping model needs to be very precise or customized to very accurate details, Foamlinx uses 3D printers which create solid objects using additive process.
The additive process also has the advantage that the STL file used to represent the part made is a self-contained design and manufacturing representation.
A few of the works on view continued Dault's past efforts in this vein: Super Cutz, 2014, for example, employs an additive process, superimposing a lattice of black leather atop a painted, printed canvas in the same Day-Glo-meets-1980s-beachwear palette that unifies the new pieces.
A product designer can create something with a 3-D additive process that may not be moldable.
3D printers are capable of creating a solid 3D object or framework via an additive process (layers of materials are laid down in succession as the form is created).
No tooling is required and the 3D part is built layer by layer in an additive process directly from digital data.