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3D Printing On The Cheap

May 16, 2016, Written by 0 comment

3D printing is a printer that is capable of producing 3-dimensional objects from a CAD (Computer Aided Design) document. When printing, the printer head lays down layers from bottom to top to create a stable structure that forms the object.

How does 3D printing work?

3D printing is firstly achieved by creating a design; this design work is created in a CAD software such as google sketch up or some other CAD software. 3D scanners can also be used to import into CAD software; allowing you to duplicate an object or decrease and objects size.

Where can I buy a 3D printer that is affordable

As we have seen, most magnificent 3D printers are expensive but there are some good ones out there that do not break the bank.

Maplins do some excellent deals on 3D printers but so do Amazon, really it depends on how much you want to use them and what you want to use them for.

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