Sustainability for 3DP Operations

  • Paolo MinetolaEmail author
  • Paolo C. Priarone
  • Giuseppe Ingarao


Sustainability is an essential consideration in manufacturing, and within this chapter a detailed appraisal is given to sustainability for 3D printing. An in-depth review of existing research is provided, and a cradle-to-grave assessment technique is shown to assess the environmental impact of 3D printed part.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Paolo Minetola
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Paolo C. Priarone
    • 1
    • 2
  • Giuseppe Ingarao
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Management and Production Engineering (DIGEP)Politecnico di TorinoTorinoItaly
  2. 2.Italian Interuniversity Center for Additive Manufacturing Research (CIRAM)TorinoItaly
  3. 3.Department of Industrial and Digital Innovation (DIID)University of PalermoPalermoItaly

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