Understanding 3D Printing
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Understanding 3D Printing

Explore the world of 3D printing and learn about its process, applications, and technologies. Get to know how additive manufacturing works and its potential impact on various industries.

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What is the primary feature of a 3D printer?

It prints in three dimensions

What is the term often used to describe the process of creating output with a 3D printer?

Additive manufacturing

How are prototypes created rapidly using 3D printers?

By adding layers to create the prototype

What type of 3D printing is commonly known as Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM)?

<p>Filament printing</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the primary method used in filament printing to create a 3D object?

<p>Melting the filament and placing it in layers</p> Signup and view all the answers

What advantage does filament printing have over other types of 3D printing?

<p>Creates little mess and is easy to dispose of</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the purpose of the build platform in resin printing?

<p>To move down into the liquid resin</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the biggest challenge with resin printing?

<p>Managing the liquid resin</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the purpose of a print bed in 3D printing?

<p>To provide a flat and level surface for printing</p> Signup and view all the answers

How does the print head create a 3D object in filament printing?

<p>By melting the filament and placing it in layers</p> Signup and view all the answers

What happens to any excess resin in resin printing?

<p>It is removed before the next layer is printed</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is a characteristic of the print bed in filament printing?

<p>It needs to stay completely still during printing</p> Signup and view all the answers

Why is protective gear required in resin printing?

<p>To protect against injury from working with liquid resin</p> Signup and view all the answers

How does the build platform move in resin printing?

<p>It moves up and down into the liquid resin</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is something that's very easy to dispose of in filament printing?

<p>The long strands of filament</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is used to harden the resin in resin printing?

<p>Ultraviolet light or laser</p> Signup and view all the answers

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