Learning Resources http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/8198/more en Stainless Steel http://machinedesign.com/metals/stainless-steel <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Eagle Stainless </div> <div class="node-body article-body">There's much to consider when choosing the right valve for your next application</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/metals/stainless-steel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/metals/stainless-steel#comments Design FAQs Metals Fri, 30 Jan 2015 17:35:00 +0000 23891 at http://machinedesign.com Additive Manufacturing 101 http://machinedesign.com/cad/additive-manufacturing-101 <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Stratasys </div> <div class="node-body article-body">What is Additive Manufacturing? What is Polyjet? What is Selective Laser Sintering? What is Direct Metal Laser Sintering? 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