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3D Printing by Cameron Coward

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CHAPTER4

Types of 3D Printers

In This Chapter

  • Stereolithography and its subset, digital light processing
  • Creating colorful models with powder bed printers
  • Printing strong parts with MultiJet printers
  • Melting particles with selective laser sintering
  • The reason for fused filament fabrication’s popularity

So far in this book, I’ve talked about 3D printing in generic terms that apply to most 3D printers. But in practice, not all 3D printers work in the same way. To move forward with this book, I need to pick a particular 3D printing process that I can dig deeper into.

There are many kinds of 3D printing technologies on the market today, and each ...

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