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3D Print and the Total Cost of Ownership

The recent introductions from both HP and Carbon have not only affected how we can produce functional parts in new print processes but they are also approaching the investment in two very distinct ways. Carbon only leases their solutions for a specified period of time with no true ownership – similar to the way software licenses have gone to subscription models. HP has chosen to create an open powder platform that they believe will drive down consumable prices to lower the cost per print

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