3D Printing Explained


3D printing is the process of building a three-dimensional object, though an additive process, using a ‘fabber’ or 3D printer.

How does it work?

A 3D printer builds a solid object by depositing material (filament), layer by layer, until a whole object is formed.

Many desktop 3D printers such as RepRap’s Mendel or Huxley, Makerbot’s Replicator and Ultimaker’s Ultimaker work in this way.

Take a look at what others are printing at Thingiverse, the open-source sharing space for 3D models and content.

Where can i buy a 3D printer?

There are many types of 3D printers on the market, which can be bought, pre-assembled. UK 3D  print material is compatible with all of these desktop machines.

You can purchase printers from the below links:




Please do not hesitate to contact us if you require more information on 3D printing.