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Fabrication Laboratory (Fab Lab)


Fabrication Laboratories, or Fab Labs, are known as small workshops that offer personalized digital fabrications. This is the process of using 3D modeling software for both additive and subtractive...


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Filament for 3D Printing


3D Printing Filament is the material used in printers that use Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) technology. Today’s filaments are made of either Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene (ABS) or Polylactic...


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Formlabs is a 3D printing company. It has created a 3D printer dubbed the Form 1, which uses stereolithography to print 3D objects. How the Form 1 3D Printer Works The Form 1 uses stereolithography...


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Feedstock is the raw material that is used in 3D printing, also known as additive manufacturing, to create a finished product. Examples of feedstock are ABS plastic filament or PLA plastic filament,...


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File Types used in 3D Printing


When designing 3D models and 3D printing, you’re likely to encounter a variety of file types. Some file types are related to the design software, some are associated with 3D scanners, and other file...


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Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM)


Also called Fused Filament Fabrication (FFF), Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) is an additive manufacturing process, also known as 3D printing. ABS and PLA plastics, certain metals, and ceramics are...


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Filament Extruder


See Lyman Filament Extruder


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Form 1 3D Printer


The Form 1 3D printer uses Stereolithography, which is technology in which resin is exposed to ultraviolet (UV) light and hardens to form the part. Stereolithography is patented by 3D Systems and...


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Fused Filament Fabrication (FFF)


See Fused Deposition Modeling.


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