Over the past 19 years, Rapid. Tech 3D has continuously and consistently developed into an absolute leading event in the field of additive manufacturing. The Rapid. Tech conference is aimed specifically at users and developers of additive manufacturing technologies. The conference proceedings published by Hanser Verlag (230 pages with a total of 20 papers) contain papers from the 19th Rapid. Tech Conference, which provide unique insights into the latest research developments, expertise in additive manufacturing research and applications. Most of the papers were reviewed in a double-blind manner by a scientific review committee.