1. The concept of 3D printing started long ago, in the 1980s. In 1984, Chuck Hull invented the UV laser to solidify photopolymers layer by layer; this process is known as Stereolithography. Later in the year 1985, CEO Fried Vancraen came up with non–computer FDM models. This confirms that 3D printing technology is older than you thought.

2. 3D printing has ventured into the film industry to make movies more realistic. The props made by a 3D printer are first created by scanning a physical object to come up with computer imaging. Once the dimensions of the data are specified, it is fed to the printer then the perfect 3D prop is produced. Are there any benefits of this kind of 3D printed props? Well, there are plenty of benefits. The benefits include;

·3D printer will offer a smooth and quality prop in no time. Contrary to earlier days when one could use clay, plaster, wood, and so on to create props that took days or even months to complete.
· It is always wise to save on budget in whichever way is available. And with the aid of a 3D printer, one material can be used and finished in various ways, unlike the traditional manual build, which was costly and wasteful.
· 3D printers come in handy when making replicas or replacements for unique props in an instant. Imagine a situation where you want a costume, background, fragile props, or replacements. The situation can be very confusing and tiresome. Finding them can be quite hard; the cost will be unimaginable, plus the shipping fee. But, all can be made instantly with 3 in 1 3D printers. So, multiple backup props are made possible.
· With a 3D printer, your dreams are made into reality. The creation fantasies are being brought to life with 3D design and printing the edges smooth and seams. Examples of 3D printed props include costumes, sets, licensed toys, characters, and so on.

3. Traditional manufacturing models, in most cases, needed an upfront cost, some uncertainties from the investors, and a storage fee. In addition, the setting up of the machine needs professional, and you have to figure cross that the products sell. On the other hand, 3D printing technology gives liberty to print orders on demand. This minimalizes the financial risk for small businesses and less cost of production.

4. In the manufacturing industry, 3D printing is majorly for prototyping products. But in recent years, 3D printing has been chiefly used to create finished products. With the use of laser 3D printer metal, some of the objects created by it are now on display in some of the permanent collections of Museums and art galleries globally. Mark you; designers and hobbyists use this technology to bring some of their creations to life for both professional use and personal use.

5. 3D printing has been adopted in educational sectors. Students with disabilities who were excluded by the traditional way of teaching are now being integrated with this technology. In addition, the arts, design, entrepreneurs, and engineering students are empowered with 3D modeling tools. These tools help them turn their imaginative and creative ideas into appealing 3D models that are tangible. As this technology grows in the education sector, it can promise that the next generation of artists, engineers, and entrepreneurs will have no bounds.

6. The research on launching 3D printing in space is ongoing. The research is about how to send the robots before astronauts to construct buildings and some infrastructure on the lunar surface. This is one of the awaited prospects to be witnessed if at all it succeeds.

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