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No more tears for metal 3D printing

3D printing could revolutionize manufacturing processes involving metals, but few industrially useful alloys are compatible with the technique. A method has been developed that might open up the 3D printing of all metals. See Letter p.365

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Figure 1: Improving the properties of alloys produced using additive manufacturing.

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Todd, I. No more tears for metal 3D printing. Nature 549, 342–343 (2017). https://doi.org/10.1038/549342a

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