3D quickly swept all walks of life, 3D printing from more than 100 years ago, photographic sculpture and landform forming technology, the 80 's has a prototype, its scientific name for "rapid prototyping." The principle is: the data and raw materials into the 3D printer, the machine will be in accordance with the procedure to create a layer of products. The printed product can be used instantly. The Alliance of Chinese Internet of things is called "The thought of the last century, the technology of the last century, the market of this century".
It has been reported that American scientists have invented a printer that prints three-dimensional effects and has successfully printed solid products made of plastic to market. Ordinary printers can print some reports and other flat paper materials. And this latest invention of the printer, it not only makes the cost of three-dimensional goods lower, and inspire people's imagination. Future printer applications will be more extensive.
Before that, the number of three-dimensional printers was small, mostly in the hands of "Frankenstein" and electronics enthusiasts. They are mainly used to print things like jewellery, toys, tools, kitchen items, etc. Even a car expert prints out parts of the car, and then according to the plastic model to order the real market can not buy parts. People can buy this type of printer at some electronics stores, and factories are selling directly. However, the cost of rare, three-dimensional printer price from the general 750 U.S. dollars to the quality of 27000 U.S. dollars. The use of three-dimensional printers is still limited, scientists say, but one day in the future people will be able to print out more useful items through a 3D printer.
In the mid 1980s, SLS was developed and patented by Dr. Carl Deckard of the University of Texas at Austin, where DARPA sponsored the project. A similar process was patented by RF Housholder in 1979, but was not commercialized. MIT created the term "three-dimensional printing" in 1995, when its graduates, Jim Bredt and Tim Anderson, modified the inkjet printer scheme into a solution to squeeze the binding solvent into the powder bed instead of squeezing the ink onto the paper.