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What other potential uses does 3D printing technology have in health care and other industries?

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3D Printers:

  • 3D printing is defined as a method of creating the three-dimensional objects from digital files and then sending it into the 3D printer.
  • It creates 3D objects with the use of synthetic powder threads that comes from a variety of colors.
  • It is fed through heated extruder by shifting several directions to put sheet by sheet on top of each other.
  • This process is continued until the three-dimensional objects are created.

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Potential uses of 3D printers:

The other potential uses of 3D printers are as follows:

  • Automobile and industrial manufacturing:
    • Here, the 3D printers are used by merging many components into a single part.
    • It creates the production tool, spare parts, and test the development cycle faster.
  • Aerospace:
    • Here, the 3D printers are used by creating the complex geometry parts, lighter parts, and controlling the density.
  • Healthcare:
    • Here, the 3D printers are used by planning the surgery depending on the CT scans and MRI scans...

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