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Revolutionary 4D Print If 3D printing wasn’t enough to capture your attention, now designers and manufactures are discovering the awe inspiring 4 D printing, where the 4th dimension is time.  IFL Science describes 4 D printing in this way “If you can imagine dropping a flat stretchable cloth over a randomly shaped object. The cloth […]

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Enter the 4th Dimension: 4D Printing https://3dprinterchat.com/enter-the-4th-dimension-4d-printing/ https://3dprinterchat.com/enter-the-4th-dimension-4d-printing/#comments Tue, 16 Feb 2016 07:02:25 +0000 https://3dprinterchat.com/?p=2452 Originally this post Enter the 4th Dimension: 4D Printing appeared first on 3D Printer Chat.

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When I first heard of 4D printing, I thought someone was high and trolling me. How could anyone print in the 4th dimension of time? Despite my trepidation, I found that 4D printing is a very real concept. The idea of 4D is to design items so they can self-assemble (fold) from one shape into […]

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