Remember the days of handcrafted models of products, parts, displays, and packaging. Well, they are still here, but not for long. I recently had a tour of a shop – and was introduced to a 3-D object printer – and to some of the objects that it was able to print. Three-dimensional printing is here – and it’s here to stay.
The process begins with a CAD drawing on a computer – that is then transferred digitally to a 3-D printing press. The 3-D printer then lays down layer after layer of material until the object is formed.
If you haven’t seen one of these machines – or are unaware of them – here are some links that you may want to check out:
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