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3D Printing- A Newbie's Guide to 3D Printing

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					?A few years ago, if you need to get some prototyping work done for a product or
design you are working on, you are required to spend a lot of man-hours just to come
up with the model. Those hours will be spent creating miniature parts of your design
using wood and then gluing all those parts together painstakingly. Prototyping is, at
the very least, time-consuming and extremely tedious.

These days, however, you can take the tediousness and the time investment out of
your prototyping tasks through 3D printing. 3D printing is a revolutionary method for
creating 3D models with the use of inkjet technology. Many engineers have even
dubbed 3D printing as the process of creating something out of nothing.

How 3D Printing Works

So how does 3D printing today. Engineers and architects can make their product and
design models as well as their mockups using 3D printers. Artists can create small
sculptures and figurines through this new printing technology. Jewelry designers can
make unique jewelry pieces with 3D printing.

Educators can entice students to learn more about subjects like chemistry,
mathematics, history, physics and others with the help of 3D models. In archaeology,
scientists can create replicas of relics they need to study with 3D printing, thus
lessening the need to handle original objects that can be priceless.

One of the most important applications of 3D printing is in the medical field. With 3D
printing, surgeons can create mockups of areas of their patient's body that needs to be
operated upon. By practicing certain surgical procedures on a mockup before the
actual surgery, physicians can perfect the procedure, if not lessen the probability for
error in the process.

3D printing has completely revolutionized prototyping and the creation of models in
many fields. While 3D printers are more commonly seen today in offices and
industrial premises.

John C Arkin from printerinkcartridges.printcountry.com the contributor of
PrintCountry Articles. More information on the subject is at 3D Printing: A Newbie's
Guide to 3D Printing, and related resources can be found at Printer Inkjet Cartridges.

				
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