Intense global competition has pushed manufacturing firmsto apply new technologies which allowed them to push out products faster, more accurately and with lower labor dependence into the markets which not only satisfies customer requirements faster, but also at a cheaper prices.3D printing is a computer aided, additive manufacturing process in which a solid part is created from its CAD (Computer Aided Design) model. Sometimes this process is referred to as a ‘freedom manufacturing’ process thanks to its dynamic and flexible classes of applications. The CAD model produced by 3D modelling software applications such as CATIA, Solidworks, Pro-Engineer, UG, etc. is first sliced into layers by various other software applications. Th e 3D printer then produces the cross section of the part and stacks it layer by layer to produce the finished real world replica of the intended CAD model. 3D printing has been known to maintain a cycle time reduction between 30%-90% depending on the technology used and the complexity of the part.