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Rapid Prototyping Journal (RPJ) is the world's leading journal covering additive manufacturing and related technologies.

ISSN: 1355-2546
eISSN: 1355-2546

Aims and scope

Rapid Prototyping Journal (RPJ)concentrates on development in a manufacturing environment but covers applications in other areas, such as medicine and construction. All papers published in this field are scattered over a wide range of international publications, none of which actually specializes in this particular discipline, this journal is a vital resource for anyone involved in additive manufacturing. It draws together important refereed papers on all aspects of AM from distinguished sources all over the world, to give a truly international perspective on this dynamic and exciting area.

  • Benchmarking – certification and qualification in AM
  • Mass customisation in AM
  • Design for AM
  • Materials aspects
  • Reviews of processes/applications
  • CAD and other software aspects
  • Enhancement of existing processes
  • Integration with design process
  • Management implications
  • New AM processes
  • Novel applications of AM parts
  • AM for tooling
  • Medical applications
  • Reverse engineering in relation to AM
  • Additive & Subtractive hybrid manufacturing
  • Industrialisation

This journal is aligned with our responsible management goal

We aim to champion researchers, practitioners, policymakers and organisations who share our goals of contributing to a more ethical, responsible and sustainable way of working.

SDG 2 Zero hunger
SDG 8 Decent work & economic growth
SDG 9 Industry, innovation & infrastructure
SDG 10 Reduced inequalities
SDG 11 Sustainable cities & communities
SDG 12 Responsible consumption & production
SDG 13 Climate action
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