How Educators and Students create realistic full-colour multi-material 3D models

ROD MACKAY| August 13, 2019
HOW EDUCATORS AND STUDENTS CREATE REALISTIC FULL-COLOUR MULTI-MATERIAL 3D MODELS
Having the right tools is crucial to accomplishing learning objectives, developing in-demand skills for science, technology, engineering, art and math STEAM fields, empowering innovation and building college and career readiness. Additive manufacturing, widely known as 3D printing, is one of those tools that has helped many educators, as well as businesses, health care providers and researchers improve how they teach, design, manufacture and research.

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Methode Electronics

Methode Electronics, Inc. (NYSE: MEI) is an international engineering company headquartered in Chicago, IL, with over 4,500 employees worldwide. Since being established in 1946 as a single-product manufacturer, Methode has since expanded its business into industrial design, manufacturing & distribution and professional services. Our company's vision is to utilize our technical capabilities to deliver unique, turnkey solutions that provide genuine value for our customers.

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