Design for Additive Manufacturing

To get the full benefits of 3D printing, you need to design intentionally for the technology. Unlock the maximum potential of your applications with our design for additive manufacturing resources.

3D design of a cylindrical model with a mesh curved surface structure

Design guidelines

We’ve put together our trusted tips, tricks, and best practices to get you off to a solid start. If you’ve been wondering whether a material allows for interlocking parts or embossing, or if you just want to avoid common design mistakes, check out our handy design guides.

Metal 3D printing

Multi Jet Fusion (MJF)

Laser sintering


Fused deposition modeling


Training courses

Browse our training courses to level up your skills in design for additive manufacturing.