Sam Shepheard

Industrial 3D Printing Writer
3D Printing
Additive Manufacturing
Directed Energy Deposition


  • Industrial 3D Printing Expert: Renowned for covering industrial and metal 3D printing, as well as commercial technologies, at 3DSourced.
  • Knowledgeable in Additive Manufacturing: Provides in-depth insights into the latest advancements in the additive manufacturing industry.
  • Experienced Industry Writer: Has contributed extensively to 3DSourced and other leading industry publishers.


Sam Shepheard, a distinguished writer at 3DSourced, specializes in the realms of industrial 3D printing and metal additive manufacturing. His work is tailored for professionals in the additive manufacturing industry, offering them the latest and most comprehensive information on technological advancements. Sam's writing philosophy centers around thoroughness; he believes in covering topics expansively, ensuring that his readers gain a complete understanding of complex technical subjects. His commitment to detailed reporting makes him a trusted source for those seeking to stay abreast of the rapidly evolving world of industrial 3D printing.


Sam's educational background from the University of Durham has equipped him with the foundational knowledge necessary to grasp and explain the intricacies of additive manufacturing. This education, combined with his professional experience, allows him to translate complex technical information into accessible and engaging content.

Personal Interests

Outside of his professional commitments, Sam is an avid football fan, enjoys writing creatively, and is a passionate reader. These interests not only provide him with a well-rounded personal life but also inspire and inform his professional writing, adding depth and relatability to his work.

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