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Uses of 3D printing 2015-2020

In 2020, the most popular use case of 3D printing was prototyping with 68 percent of respondents citing this purpose for 3D printing. Of those surveyed, 59 percent of respondents said they used 3D printing for proof of concept purposes, whilst 49 percent used the technology for production.

Leading uses of 3D printing from 2015 to 2020

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Release date

June 2020

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

2015 to 2020

Number of respondents

1,600 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

3D printing users from 71 countries

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Question: What is the purpose of your 3D prints?
Multiple answers allowed.

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