Review Article| Volume 20, ISSUE 1, P19-36, March 2012

Computer-Aided Manufacturing in Medicine

      Computer-aided design/computer-aided manufacturing (CAD/CAM) technology is used to design and manufacture products using digital technologies. The term CAD/CAM implies that an engineer can use the system for designing a product and for controlling manufacturing processes. CAM procedures use manufacturing methods, the goal of which is to convert existing CAD data directly and fast without manual detours or forms in the workflow. For example, once a design has been produced with the CAD component, the design itself can control the machines that construct the object. This technology is widely used today in many different industries.
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