• What is 3D printing? Understanding the technology that's changing the way we manufacture everyday objects

    10 days ago - By Business Insider

    Unlike traditional paper printing, 3D printing creates three-dimensional objects by using code to print thousands of layers.
    kovaciclea/Getty Images 3D printing creates solid objects from the additive process of layering plastics, metal, wood, synthetic fibers, and more.
    You can 3D-print your own designs using a digital program or download ready-made plans from the internet.
    3D-printing technology will continue to change the way we make objects, but it is not without ethical, legal, and environmental concerns.
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