What is Software?
Software in AM runs the gamut and includes material databases, design and simulation programs, process-monitoring software, and other offerings focused on quality and inspection. And, software can be employed to oversee shop management, ordering and product/process tracking.
What is Quality/Inspection?
Quality/Inspection Software has evolved considerably, with machine-installed and third-party software providing in situ monitoring and process control that not only helps ensure part quality but provides recordkeeping functions required by part customers and regulators.