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All aspects of the next-gen technology domain enabling tool-free, near instant 3d production of prototypes for materials applications: Selective Laser Sintering, Fused Deposition Modeling, Stereolithography, Laminated object manufacturing, Electron beam melting and 3D printing, discussed in-depth and with case studies, for functional testing, design / display and production purposes, by an engineering audience. From investment decision to plant maintenance, all aspects of how rapid prototyping works in a materials setting, and in relation to other departments, acting as a driver of concurrent design and production phases for materials components, enabling modifications to product as it is being machined Technology, process and application lens facilitates real world application Ground-up discussion of set up, costs and efficiency from an industrial perspective, reducing costs and delays associated with implementing R&D decisions