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How Ultimaker 3D Printers Are Used in Education

3D Printing in Education     Depending on how intricately you embed yourself into it, using 3D printing in education means you can deliver doses of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, making a 3D printer the ultimate STEM learning tool, that virtually anyone can use. Educators who dismiss 3D printing as too expensive or too …

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An Introduction to FFF/FDM Plastics

Fused Filament Fabrication (FFF) is the simplest and most common additive manufacturing technology. Fused Deposition Modelling (FDM) is the same thing, except it is a trademarked term owned by Stratasys. An FFF 3D printer extrudes melted thermoplastic in layers to form a three-dimensional model. Various thermoplastics are available, from standard plastics like ABS to specialist …

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