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Here’s a Quick Visual Explanation of 4D Printing

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In this video, Fred Mills shows the properties that turn 3D printing into 4D printing.

Developed by MIT in conjunction with Stratasys and Autodesk, 4D printing adds flexibility and movement to 3D printing.

Fred Mills defines 4D printing as "3D-printed objects that have the ability to reshape or self-assemble over time."

Watch the video to learn more!



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