BrainPOP

3D Printing

Imagine a medical device built especially for your body. Imagine getting the coolest new toy without going to the store or ordering it from the Internet. Imagine a pizza that isn't delivered--it's printed! Thanks to the developing field of 3D printing, you won't have to imagine these things much longer! In this BrainPOP movie, Tim explains the ins and outs of this amazing new technology. Discover powders and liquids are shaped into three-dimensional objects. Explore the many possible uses of 3D printing, from product development to manufacturing to medicine. And learn about some of the limitations of the technology, and why you shouldn't throw out your inkjet printer just yet!

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