Marc Saunders, Director, Global Solutions Centres at Renishaw, has created a video which discusses how additive manufacturing, just like conventional manufacturing, relies on a chain of processes and tools to deliver reliable, productive products.

In the film, Saunders and colleague Chris Sutcliffe talk about the manufacture of a manifold component from the Land Rover Ben Ainslie Racing sailing boat that is bidding for the next America's Cup. They also demonstrate the series of inter-related engineering processes and equipment  used to make the part.

The video can be found here.

This story is reprinted from material from Renishaw, with editorial changes made by Materials Today. The views expressed in this article do not necessarily represent those of Elsevier.