FDM

FDM is an additive manufacturing process, by which the material is melted and extruded through a nozzle to 3D print a cross-section of an object moving layer by layer.

There are many different materials for this type of printing process, the most common are: ABS, PLA, Polycarbonate.

 

Advantages:

  • Very simple and low-cost machines

  • Good mechanical strength of the pieces

Disadvantages:

  • Poor surface finish

  • Slow process

  • Requires support structures

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