Industries and typical components that are fabricated using AM .
|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||[60–62]|
|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.||[17,18,19–26,113–118]|
|Motor vehicles||Spare parts, joint of chassis and shell parts for body of motor vehicles||[87–91]|
|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||[87–91,95,100,108–110]|
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