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Additive manufacturing allows the creation of complex internal structures rather than simple, solid-block components — an improvement over traditional CAD tools which cannot always create models to rival the true capabilities of 3D printers. New tools are becoming available in specific arenas, as in the case of medical implants that must be customized to fit an individual's bone structure while also allowing complex lattices and other forms of fabricated non-solid models.

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