3D Printing


How is 3D Printing Used in Product Design?

3D printing is regularly used in the product design process. It may also then be used for production and manufacturing afterwards, depending on the specific requirements of certain products. Here are some of the main ways 3D printing can be used in design: Creating prototypes. 3D printing can be used […]


What Exactly is 3D Printing?

3D printing is the process of using a digital file to create a three dimensional object. It can also be known as additive manufacturing. This is due to the process of producing the object – it is not all made in one go, and layers are added gradually to begin […]


3D Printing as a Tool of Conservation

Last week we talked about how 3D printing is used in medicine to build replacement body parts, to be used as custom-made prosthetics, to replace bones and joints, or even to replace components of organs like heart valves. This week, we bring to you information about how 3D printing is […]


3D Printing in Medicine

While it is certainly outside of the realm of product development, the use of 3D printing in medicine and health care can provide some useful insight into what the growing capabilities of the technology are. 3D printing in medicine is a relatively new phenomena, but it has quickly grown to […]