Fused deposition modeling

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Fused deposition modelling: 1 – nozzle ejecting molten plastic, 2 – deposited material (modeled part), 3 – controlled movable table

Fused deposition modeling (FDM) is the most common 3D printing technology. FDM builds up each successive layer upon the previous layer by melting a plastic filament or metal wire as it unwinds from a coil.

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