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A New Dimension of Printing

3D printing is opening many possibilities to improve lives: physically, financially and more.

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3D printing helps improve sustainability efforts and cut costs, as it uses only as much material as the final product requires and typically produces little waste.

3D printing is a type of additive manufacturing. “Additive” means the finished product is built using layers of material—typically plastic. This type of manufacturing helps improve sustainability efforts and cut costs, as it uses only as much material as the final product requires and typically produces little waste.

It’s being used to create dental crowns, hearing aids, movie sets, fashion items, toys—the list goes on and on. Let’s take a look at some of the ways 3D printing is making a positive impact on plastics manufacturing, the healthcare and automotive industries, and so much more.

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