Innovations in 3-D printing: A review
Sushant Negi, Rajesh Sharma, Pallavi Chauhan and Nitin Sharma
National Institute of Technology, Hamirpur, India
AP Goyal Shimla University, India
: J Regen Med
The 3-dimensional (3D) printing is a revolutionary emerging technology by which products are fabricated directly from digital data in a similar way the computer text is printed on a paper, capturing the public’s imagination with its potential to offer flexible manufacturing for widespread use. With new processes and new materials, it offers infinite possibilities of customization which opens up the door for its application in several sectors such as engineering design, manufacturing, medicine, construction, and, of course, hobbying. In this article, we provide a brief history of the 3D printing technology and the key innovations in recent years.