FuzeHub’s Hutch Hutchison to present at NIST MEP Webinar Hutch Hutchison, NYMEP will provide a comprehensive picture of this rapidly growing industry, from stereo lithography
August 8, 2013
HOW DOES ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING WORK?
I guess I would trace the origins of Additive Manufacturing (3-D Printing) back to August of 1977, when Canon engineer Ichiro Endo discovered thermal inkjet printing, where a computer algorithm guided the placement of thermally-induced ink droplets to form an image on paper. This discovery has gotten a lot of mileage in the world, and we take for granted that when we send a file to our printer from a computer, we get a precise representation of the image, in two dimensions, in full color!