3D Printing

3D printing enables anyone to quickly and easily create physical objects from digital designs. 3D printing is also becoming increasingly accessible and affordable, which makes it a great option for makers! Additionally, 3D printing can be used to create custom parts and tools that would otherwise be too expensive or difficult to make using traditional manufacturing techniques.
Explore the topics below to learn more about 3D printing.

Connections to 3D Printing Careers

Architecture & Construction
Health Science
Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

3D Printing Quick Start

Explore an interactive model of a 3D Printer

3D Printing Essentials

Learn the types of 3D printers and their uses

3D Printing Process

Discover the 3 stages of 3D printing

3D Printing Project Menu

A library of projects to complete with a 3D printer

Tips, Tools, and Resources for 3D Printing Success

Troubleshooting problems and exploring advanced topics

Engineering Design Process Resources

Investigate the digital-to-physical prototyping process