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Table 6

Industries and typical components that are fabricated using AM [65].

Industry Mechanical parts and components being fabricated References
Energy Rotors, turbine nozzles, stators, down-hole tool components and models, flow meter parts, pressure gauge components, pump manifolds, control valve components and mud motor models [6062]
Biomedical/ medical Orthopedic and dental implants, implants for skull disorders and facial reconstruction, dentures, bridges and crown copings, artificial human organs (heart, kidney, and pacesetters. [17,18,1926,113118]
Motor vehicles Spare parts, joint of chassis and shell parts for body of motor vehicles [8791]
Footwear Heels, insoles, customized footwears, and midsoles [119,120]
Aerospace Plastic brackets, clips, actuators, hydraulic systems, metal fuel nozzles, pipe elbow for fuel systems, turbine blades, aircraft parts, ducts, cable stays, filters for communication satellites, Ti- and Al-based parts [8791,95,100,108110]

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