There are various researches on laser direct rapid prototyping technology for foreign metal parts, including Laser Engineered Net Shaping (LENS) forming process and Laser Forming (Lasform) forming process. Directed Light Fabrication (DLF) technology and shape deposition manufacturing technology forming process research. Direct Metal Deposition (DMD) and Controlled Metal Buildup (CMB) forming processes. Research on the control technology of Controlled Metal Buildup (CMB); Laser Aided Manufacturing Process (LAMP) forming process. The wide application and rapid development of laser direct rapid prototyping technology for metal parts has demonstrated the broad development prospects of this technology and represents the development direction of RP technology.
Research on laser direct rapid prototyping technology for domestic metal parts includes research on forming process based on LENS and DLF principles; research on forming process based on DMD principle; research on forming process based on SDM principle; research on other direct laser forming processes. Laser Cladding Direct Rapid Manufacturing Technology combines selective laser sintering technology with laser cladding technology to quickly form full-density, high-performance metal functional parts. Its unique advantages are attracting more and more attention from researchers and industry professionals, and it has extremely broad market demand and application prospects.