n South African Journal of Industrial Engineering - Note from the editor

Volume 25, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 1012-277X



Advancing manufacturing has always been an interest for Industrial Engineers. Advanced Manufacturing Technologies is therefore a topic that is often examined in this journal. Additive Manufacturing and specifically 3D printing has been an important development the last 10 years, and in the past few years, 3D printers have become easily accessible, and we are exposed to numerous applications, and even the "printing" of buildings with large scale 3D printers is becoming a reality. Our feature article examines the capability profile of a typical 3D printer, and the influence of different factors on its capability. Two articles in this edition were selected at the RAPDASA 2012 conference for further development, and appear in this edition. This again confirms this journal's recognition of the importance of advanced manufacturing on Industrial Engineering.

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