What you should know about 3D Printing

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3D printed frogs by Creative Tools

3D printed frogs by Creative Tools

For anyone who’s a little behind on the times, it’s official: 3D printing is an actual thing.

3D printing is already present all over the medical and science fields, and is now showing up in car manufacturing, home construction, and, believe it or not, fashion.

This is a trend that’s poised for takeover, and next year will  be a revolutionary year in the world of 3D printing. Here are 10 things to get you up to speed with what’s going on.

1. First, the definition:

3d printing uses ink jet technology to protoform parts, made up of a silica based powder and binder. Together these fuse to form a strong composite material.It works by printing cross sections of a 3D model in increments of 0.05mm. Once the sectional view is printed, the print bed moves down and the new section is printed laminating them together. This process is repeated at a rate of 2-4 layers per minute until the part is complete.  – Proto Form Rapid Prototyping 

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Beta means we’re just getting started

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A sneak peek of beta.socialtyer.com

In a few weeks you will see the launch of beta.SocialTyer.com.

Though the website will be available for you to use and begin to integrate into your lives, beta means that our site is still in testing so we can work out any bugs and figure out what changes and updates need to be made. Any problems you may experience while using the site can be automatically sent back to our programmers and developers in order to make the site perfect for the official launch. There will also be “Feedback” links so you can comment and report any problems you have experienced as well as make recommendations on things you would like to see on our site.

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Top Apps You Should Download Now

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Apps can serve to make our lives easier, more efficient, and more fun. Whether you’re a busy professional on the go or want to find out what’s new in the fashion world, there’s a perfect app for your life. Click through the gallery to find out what you’ve been missing in the electronics world.

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