CNTR Fact Sheet on Additive Manufacturing

Wire arc additive manufacturing
Second open-access publication in the Fact Sheet series is online

The second CNTR Fact Sheet by Liska Suckau (CNTR/PRIF) provides an overview of the characteristics, benefits and current limitations of additive manufacturing. In addition, it highlights the technology's various applications within the military realm, outlines potential problems, and takes a look at future prospects of additive manufacturing.

The Fact Sheet on additive manufacturing is part of CNTR's Fact Sheet series. The Fact Sheets are published on a regular basis to make the project's research findings available to a wider audience and to counteract disinformation. These short-format publications provide facts and figures as well as short explanations on CNTR’s research topics. CNTR Fact Sheets are available as open-access publications on our website.

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About the author:

Liska Suckau is a researcher at the CNTR research group “Emerging Disruptive Technologies” at PRIF. Her research focuses on the assessment of risks and opportunities of emerging disruptive technologies and their implications for security policies and strategy.

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