How is 3D printing being used?

Hannah Williams
Hannah Williams

Hannah Williams

Hannah is Staff Writer. After graduating from the University of Coventry with an English and Journalism degree in 2016, Hannah has since developed an interest in the technology. She has a keen interest in digital transformation, innovative and emerging tech, IoT and women in tech.

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3D printing, or also known as ‘additive manufacturing’, is a process used to make three-dimensional solid objects which are created by layering material formed under computer control.

Although it has increased in popularity over the past three to five years, the 3D printing process goes back as far as the 1980s when the first additive manufacturing equipment was developed.

Since then, 3D printing has been deployed across various industries and has been used for a variety of creative endeavours around the world.

Here are a few of the most creative 3D printing uses so far.

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