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The History of 3D Printing

Many people think 3D printing has only been developed in the last few years. It didn’t become accessible for most people until recently, but the reality is that it’s been around in one form or another since 1984. Hideo Kodama first wrote about the concept in 1981. The idea was the essence of 3D printing. A solid, […]

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How “Guardians of the Galaxy” Uses 3D Printing (and Your Movie Can, Too)

3D printing makes movie-making easier. Costume, creature, and make-up designers are using 3D printing to create props and materials faster and easier to use.

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The Future of 3D Printing

3D printing is being used in a host of new and different ways. The biggest change on the horizon will be the sheer number of different materials with which we can 3D print. The range of usable materials has increased every year. This lets us print greater and greater permutations of designs. It lets creators innovate in ways we’ve never seen before. As the capabilities of 3D printing expand, the only limitation seems to be an inventor’s creativity.

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