Because an example with images and figures says so much more …

A comparison between an original part and an optimized part, shows you that Additive Manufacturing can make a difference.
Below we pin point some of the biggest differences.

First AM-model produced by ZiggZagg
elementoriginal partfirst AM partoptimized part
lengthnot available356 mm-36 mm
heightnot available150 mm-40 mm
widthnot available184 mm-2,1 mm
number of parts+1062
assembly timeHHHHHH
time to manufacture unknown36 hrs (print + post process)36 hrs ( print + post process )
post process time not applicable+1 hr10 min
Final model designed by Diego De Mot