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The different file formats for 3D printing

With the evolution of digital technology, 3D printing has become much more accessible today. Individuals and professionals can have their own equipment and make various printing models. All that is needed is to master the essential notions, particularly with regard to the adapted file formats. Indeed, depending on the field and for historical or practical reasons, certain file formats are preferred for 3D printing. We present here the most common formats for 3D printing, as well as their main characteristics.

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Top 5 best 3D printing online courses

3D printing or “additive manufacturing” is the process of creating a three-dimensional object from a digital file. The thing is built up layer by layer, so if you slice a 3D printed object, you will see thin layers resembling rings in a tree trunk.

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Creative Applications of 3D Printing

As 3d printing develops and becomes widely accessible, innovative new applications will continue to emerge as people experiment with and explore the possibilities latent in this new technology. Here we take a look at some inspiring, creative and unexpected ways 3d printing technology is being used by forward thinking designers and organisations from around the globe.

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