Figure 2: 3D Printing Technologies

ABS = acrylonitrile butadiene styrene; CJP = color jet printing; Co = cobalt; Cr = chromium; DLP = direct light processing; FDM = fused deposition modeling; FFF = fused filament fabrication; HIPS = high impact polystyrene; Ni = nickel; PLA = polylactic acid; PVA = polyvinyl alcohol; SLA = stereolithography apparatus; SLM = selective laser melting; SLS = selective laser sintering; Ti = titanium; TPE = thermoplastic elastomer; TPU = thermoplastic urethane.