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Three Advantages of 3D Printing in Schools

Three Advantages of 3D Printing in Schools

Three Advantages of 3D Printing in Schools 3D printing is an innovative rapid prototyping technology that utilizes a 3D printer to manufacture an actual three-dimensional object. It is currently used in various industries because it is known to increase a company’s profit. However, little is yet known of its advantage in schools. Both teachers and students need every advantage they ...

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3D Printing: Working With 3D STL Files – File Preparation

3D Printing: Working With 3D STL Files – File Preparation

3D Printing: Working With 3D STL Files – File Preparation If you’re thinking about 3D printing something soon, there’s a certain file format that you should know about before you contact a 3D printing service. This file format is known as a STL file. 3D STL files are the standard format used in 3D printing. They’re used in what’s known ...

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3D Printing Goes Dental

3D Printing Goes Dental

3D Printing Goes Dental Most of us know the dreaded sound of the dentist. As much as you may fear going to the dentist, oral hygiene is very important to your overall health. Cavities should be filled and missing or damaged teeth should be corrected. Currently dentists take a few weeks to complete dental models and implantations. With two advances ...

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3D Printing Technology and Medical Science

3D Printing Technology and Medical Science

3D Printing Technology and Medical Science Three Dimensional (3D) printing is one of the most innovative and advanced technologies available to mankind. This technology, which was developed in the mid-80s, was initially used only in certain manufacturing industries. However, in the last few years various companies from around the world have enhanced this technology to make it useful to the ...

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How 3D Printing Will Change Food Forever

How 3D Printing Will Change Food Forever

How 3D Printing Will Change Food Forever Additive manufacturing, or 3D printing, is a process where an object is created layer by successive layer to form a whole. So far 3D printers have created things from plastic, resin, metal, and even chocolate! As the technology advances so will the capability to print from other materials and combinations of materials. This ...

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3D Engraving vs 3D Printing – Don’t Get Confused

3D Engraving vs 3D Printing – Don’t Get Confused

3D Engraving vs 3D Printing – Don’t Get Confused A recent news report proclaimed, with a significant degree of excitement, that the aviation industry will shortly be making increasing use of parts “manufactured by 3D engraving techniques” In the near future. Well, that’s very interesting but it might have come as something of a surprise to specialists in such techniques! ...

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The Emergence of 3D Printing

The Emergence of 3D Printing

The Emergence of 3D Printing 3D printing has recently been filling up stories in the media with displays of its remarkable potential and versatility. This has come to light due to the costs of production reducing at such a rate. Whereas once, it was almost insurmountably expensive, now there is the real chance of 3D printing being made for the ...

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Top Five Businesses To Start With 3D Printing

Top Five Businesses To Start With 3D Printing

Top Five Businesses To Start With 3D Printing The 3D printing industry has been growing at a frantic pace over the last few years as different industries continue to commercially adopt the technology. According to Wohlers Associates, the 3D printing market grew 28.6 percent in 2012 and by 2017, sales of 3D printing services and products worldwide could equal $6 ...

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Typography, 3D Printing, and 3D Systems

Typography, 3D Printing, and 3D Systems

Typography, 3D Printing, and 3D Systems Typography is an art. It makes languages look beautiful. Over the years, the writing styles and fonts have changed but nothing like this happened ever before. Today, typography is digitalized. New detailed designs and fonts can be created on computers using a wide range of software programs. There are hundreds of graphic and visual ...

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3D Printing And Supply Chain Management

3D Printing And Supply Chain Management

3D Printing And Supply Chain Management 3D printing is useful in several sectors by providing latest models of supply chains, reducing the costs and risks involved. 3D printing follows a process known as stereo-lithography wherein products are fabricated by using printers which places the materials as layers one on top of another. Another method is sintering which uses lasers to ...

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