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The Facts about 3D Printing Additive manufacturing or popularly known as 3D printing is the one that turns the digital 3D models into a more solid object that are being build up into layers. This is a technology that was introduced during the 1980s and up to now, it is very common to rapid prototyping (RP). But as technology advances, the 3D printing has also evolved is now becoming a next generation for the manufacturing technology wherein the potential of it is in the local and in-demand production of the end products or their parts. 3D printing is already compatible with materials such as thermoplastic composites, thermoplastics, metal alloys, pure metals, various forms of food and even ceramics. At present, we can say that the use of 3D printing as an end-use to manufacturing technology is still on the early stage. Decades from now, the growth of 3D printing will surely develop especially when combined with nanotechnology and synthetic biology because it has the potential already to convert various production, design and technology processes.
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Doing a 3D printing always starts with a digital 3D design file, similar to a blueprint, intended for a particular object. Trying to print it by you don’t a have a design file will only create a problem same as printing a document that doesn’t contain any text file. The design file you have will need to slice into tiered thin layers to be sent to the 3D printer. When it comes to the printing process stage, it varies on the technology starting from the basic desktop printers since it melts plastic material and the next thing to do is to lay your print platform to a large industrial machine that is enable to use laser to help in the selection of melt metal powder using high temperature. Printing turnaround time will need hours to be finished depending on the size of the product and on the post-processed once there is already a printed object, it will still need to reach the desired finish. There are certain materials ranging from sandstone, alloys, metals and plastics to rubber that is dependent on the variation of the printer type. 3D printing’s greatest benefit is that you anyone can use it regardless of the industry or profession you belong with. The difference of the output from an ordinary printer from a 3D printer is really big. In terms of the advantages though, you will really be encouraged to use the 3D printing technology. What you should do is to do some research and trainings on 3D printing to help you perfect the printing process since it is a good feeling if you have achieved it.