Wednesday, January 5, 2011

10 Uses for Color 3D Printing

Guest post by Julie Reece, Z Corp. Director, Marketing Communications.

1. Design and engineering labels

2. Texture Mapping

3. Finite Element Analysis (FEA)

4. Realistic design prototypes

5. Distinguish parts of an assembly

6. Distinguish anatomical parts

7. Marketing

Sales presentations

9. Packaging

10. Art and entertainment

Do you have additional uses for color 3D printing?  Let us know and send us photos of your multicolor ZPrinted models.


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    Look at these two images

    It is quite a simple technique that can safely used almost in any case...


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