Who Uses 3D Printing?

3D printing isn’t just for hobbyists. It can benefit various industries and professions.
Here’s how 3D printing can and has been used.

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Industrial Designers

Industrial designers can use 3D printing to:

  • Speed up the design process
  • Quickly print and revise prototypes
  • Create more complex prototypes with great detail
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Engineers can use 3D printing to:

  • Create functional mechanisms
  • Make stronger, more efficient machines, components, and structures
  • Quickly prototype ideas
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Animators can totally benefit from 3D printing since it can be used for:

  • Set design and for character development
  • Creating action figures from the gaming industry
  • Stop motion animation
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3D printing can benefit engineers because they can:

  • Create highly detailed models to test unique designs
  • Print models that are in full colour and are photo realistic
  • Express things in site models that they wouldn’t be able to in 2D
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Medical Professionals

3D printing can benefit different aspects of the medical industry. It can be used for:

  • Hearing aids, metal implants, spinal implants, bone grafts, and joint replacements that are tailored to the patient
  • 3D models can also help with medical research
  • Dental models can help dentists and orthodontists
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Artists can use 3D printing to:

  • Design and print unique pieces
  • Create small models of their artwork to sell
  • Make prototypes and experiment with shape and colour

And much more...

Of course, if you don’t fit into any of these categories, you can still use 3D printing to do things such as:

  • Replacing broken components or redesigning things to fit or look better
  • Printing out designs from sites such as Thingiverse.com
  • Creating unique gifts for birthdays, weddings, and other events
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