Tag Archives: Mashable

What Is 3D Printing and How Does It Work? | Mashable Explains

What Is 3D Printing and How Does It Work? | Mashable Explains

3D printing is changing the way we produce objects, from tools and toys, to food, and even body parts. It’s a tech revolution taking place in homes across the world.

But how does it work exactly, and what makes it so efficient? Mashable explains the basics of 3D printing technology.

Additive Manufacturing footage courtesy of GE Aviation:

Makerbot Replicator 2 photo:

3D Printing Food footage courtesy of Choc Edge:

3D Printed Candy:

Bioprinting and regenerative medicine:

TEDTalks Anthony Atala:

3D Printed Houses in Shanghai:
YouTube, RT

Special thanks to Makerbot.

Produced by Armand Valdes
Additional filming by Bianca Consunji

LIKE us on FACEBOOK: http://facebook.com/mashable.video
FOLLOW us on TWITTER: http://twitter.com/mashablevideo
FOLLOW us on TUMBLR: http://mashable.tumblr.com
FOLLOW our INSTAGRAM: http://instagram.com/mashable
JOIN our circle on GOOGLE PLUS: http://plus.google.com/+Mashable
Subscribe!: http://bit.ly/1ko5eNd

Mashable is the leading independent news site for all things tech, social media, and internet culture.