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If there were only 2 axes, your object’s design would not be accounted for in space, andonly an image without depth would emerge from the printer like when printing with a conventional inkjet printer.
The 3D positioning system is therefore composed of 3 axes. The x and y axes correspond to the 3D printer’s lateral movement, and the z-axis corresponds to vertical movement.
Current 3D printers use 3 kinds of systems:
In general, the greater the number of axes, the more flexibility is gained but at the expense of reduced precision.
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