A Primer on 3D “Printing”

I’ve heard a lot about 3D printing over the past year, but I never really knew what it was or how it worked except that it’s cool is coming to the Free Library.

TED Talks to the rescue! I learned what 3D printing is, how it works, and that in the future when your vacuum breaks, you might be able to print out a replacement part from your home.

I still feel weird about the “printer” part of “3D printer,” since a seal for your vacuum can’t appear “in print,” and there’s no ink involved! But it does have a catchy ring to it…

Check out Lisa Harouni: a primer on 3D printing {ted}.