• Question: How does a 3D printer work and what do you like most about it?

    Asked by Masuma to Steve on 10 Mar 2015. This question was also asked by emma88762, 294appb37.
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      Steve Cox answered on 10 Mar 2015:

      It works by laying down very thin (typically 0.1mm) layers of plastic one on top of another to create a 3 dimensional model.

      What I like about it is that it can do so many amazing things and can print out so any different types of model.