Starting With Numerical

English WordChinese WordEnglish Meaning
3D Bio Printing3D生物打印3D bioprinting is the process of creating cell patterns in a confined space using 3D printing technologies, where cell function and viability are preserved within the printed construct.
3D Model3D模型A three dimensional design usually produced using various 3D modeling softwares like CATIA, CREO, SOLIDWORKS
3D Printing3D打印Process of creating three dimensional object by depositing material layer by layer
3D Scan3D扫描A process by which the shape and texture of real world object is captured and displayed as 3D Model
3D Systems3D系统Well known 3D Printing company founded by the inventor of 3D Printing technology
3D Bioplotter3D生物绘图Well reputed 3D BioPrinting machine from Envisiontec.
3Doodler3D打印笔Is a kind of 3D Pen that can be used to draw three dimensional objects
3D Sand Casting3D砂模铸造Sand casting is a metal casting process characterized by using sand as the mold material

Starting With A

English WordChinese WordEnglish Meaning
Additive Manufacturing增材制造Process of creating three dimensional object by depositing material layer by layer
ABS丙烯腈-丁二烯-苯乙烯三元共聚物Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene is a popular thermoplastic material heavily used in 3D Printing
Acetone丙酮An organic solvent used to dissolve left over filament in nozzle for unclogging the nozzle and also for smoothing the ABS printed object surface
AMFAMF格式Additive Manufacturing File Format (AMF) is an open standard for describing objects for additive manufacturing processes such as 3D printing.
Alumide铝粒尼龙Alumide is a material used in 3D printing consisting of nylon filled with aluminum dust, its name being a combination of the words aluminum and polyamide. The printed objects have metallic look
ABS GlueABS熔液ABS Glue is made by adding bit of acetone to the ABS filament. This is used to stick the 3D Print to the build plate
All Metal Hot End全金属热端A nozzle design that can go upto very high temperature of 400 degrees C
Anisotropic非均质Object having physical property that is different in different directions
Amorphous非晶质Without a clearly defined shape or form

Starting With B

English WordChinese WordEnglish Meaning
Build Plate打印平台板Build plate is the platform on which material is deposited layer by layer
Build Platform打印平台Same as build plate
Build Volume打印尺寸Build Volume = Build Plate Length x Build Plate Width x Build Plate Height
BridgesPrinting horizontal layers in air without support.To achieve good quality for bridges, it is recommend to reduce printing speed and printing temperature
Binder Jetting粘合剂喷射成型(技术原理跟3DP相同)Is a 3D Printing process where binder is jetted after each layer to glue it to the next layer
BlenderAn open source 3D modeling software
Bed打印平台板Platform on which material gets extruded
Biopolymer非均质Biopolymers are polymers produced by living organisms. Since they are polymers, biopolymers contain monomeric units that are covalently bonded to form larger structures.
BuildTAK非晶质Is a sheet that is placed on build plate before extruding the material to avoid warping of printed objects
Brim非晶质A brim is attached to a model and extends outward. Brims typically have several outlines and may be a few layers tall. Brims are often used to stabilize small parts of a model, such as legs of a table, because brims help these areas stay connected to the print bed.
Build Time打印时间Time it takes to print the object as per the parameters defined in slicing software

Starting With C

English WordChinese WordEnglish Meaning
CAD / CAM计算机辅助设计/计算机辅助制造Computer Aided Design / Computer Aided Machining
CATIA计算机图形辅助三维交互式应用Computer-graphics Aided Three-dimensional Interactive Application is a popular 3D Modeling software
CLIP连续液态界面制造Continuous Liquid Interface Production
CNC Machining 计算机数字控制机床CNC Machining is a process used in the manufacturing sector that involves the use of computers to control machine tools.
CAE计算机辅助工程Computer-aided engineering (CAE) is the broad usage of computer software to aid in engineering analysis tasks like Finite Element Analysis
Curing 固化Curing is a process of hardening photopolymers through UV light
CrystallineA crystal or crystalline solid is a solid material whose constituents are arranged in a highly ordered microscopic structure, forming a crystal lattice that extends in all directions.
CJP: Color Jet Printing全彩喷射打印成型 (3DSystems专利,技术原理跟3DP相同)A type of 3D Printing technology from 3D Systems, primarily for printing multi-color objects

Starting With D

English WordChinese WordEnglish Meaning
DLP: Digital Light Processing数字光处理A type of 3D Printing technology where photopolymers are cured using UV light
DMLS: Direct Metal Laser Sintering直接金属激光烧结A type of 3D Printing technology where metal powder is sintered using high power laser to create the end object

Starting With E

English WordChinese WordEnglish Meaning
Extruder喷头组件It is a device that sends correct amount of filament to hot end
EBM: Electron Beam Melting电子束熔化A type of 3D Printing technology which uses an electron beam instead of a laser or thermal printhead. EBM is often used for the production of incredibly dense metal parts
EOSA type of 3D Printing technology which uses an electron beam instead of a laser or thermal printhead. EBM is often used for the production of incredibly dense metal parts
End Stop止端3D Printer axes all need a datum (also known as home position or end-stop) to reference their movements.

Starting With F

English WordChinese WordEnglish Meaning
Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM)熔融沉积成型A type of 3D Printing technology that uses heat to melt and extrude plastic filament onto the build plate
Filament线圈Is kind of plastic wires used in FDM 3D Printing
FabLabIt is a small scale workshop for digital fabrication
Flowrate流量率It is the volume of fluid which passes per unit time
FixtureUsed to hold a workpiece during either a machining operation or some other industrial process.

Starting With G

English WordChinese WordEnglish Meaning
G-CodeG代码G-code is the common name for the most widely used numerical control (NC) programming language. It is used mainly in computer-aided manufacturing to control automated machine tools.
Glass Transition Temperature玻璃化转变温度Glass Transition Temperature (Tg) is the temperature region where the polymer transitions from a hard, glassy material to a soft, rubbery material.

Starting With H

English WordChinese WordEnglish Meaning
Hardening硬化Harden (make an object toughen) generally by using heat treatment
Heated BedHeated build platform (also called heated bed) improves printing quality by helping to prevent warping. As extruded plastic cools, it shrinks slightly. Heated beds usually yield higher quality finished builds with materials such as ABS and PLA.
Heated Build ChamberHeated build chamber also impoves the printing quality by maintaining the constant temperature in the chamber thereby avoiding cracks
HIPS高抗冲聚苯乙烯(High Impact Polystyrene)High Impact Polystyrene is a type of 3D Printing filament
Hot End热端Hot End is the device that melts the filament and extrudes the molten filament on build plate
Hydrogel水凝胶A hydrogel is a network of polymer chains that are hydrophilic. Hydrogels are highly absorbent natural or synthetic polymeric networks.

Starting With I

English WordChinese WordEnglish Meaning
Infill填充Material that is used to fill in the gaps / holes
Injection Molding喷射造型法The plastic injection moulding process produces large numbers of parts of high quality with great accuracy, very quickly.
Inkjet Bioprinting喷墨生物打印Having a physical property which has the same value when measured in different directions
Isotropic均质An object having a physical property which has the same value when measured in different directions.

Starting With J

English WordChinese WordEnglish Meaning
Jig夹具Used to hold and guide a workpiece during either a machining operation or some other industrial process.

Starting With K

English WordChinese WordEnglish Meaning
Kapton Tape聚酰亚胺胶带A kind of tape used to avoid product warping during printing process. esp. for ABS material

Starting With L

English WordChinese WordEnglish Meaning
LayoutThe way in which the parts of something are arranged or laid out.
Layer Height/Slice Thickness层厚度Height of each layer that gets deposited on the build plate
Layer Thickness层厚度Same as layer height / slice thickness
LOM: Laminated Object Machining分层实体制造Laminated object manufacturing (LOM) is a RP system where layers of adhesive-coated paper are used to build a 3D model
Linear Guide直线导轨Used for movement across an axis (X, Y and Z). Meant for higher accuracy
Linear Rail线轨Used for movement across an axis (X, Y and Z)
LENS: Laser Engineered Net Shaping激光近净成型技术Laser Engineered Net Shaping is an additive manufacturing technology developed for fabricating metal parts directly from CAD model using metal powder injected into a molten pool created by a focused, high-powered laser beam
LCF: Laser Cladding Forming激光熔覆成形It is a type of additive manufacturing technology. During the process of laser cladding forming, a high power laser beam is focused onto the substrate to create a molten pool, metal powders are simultaneously injected into the focal zone by the powder delivering nozzles and then melted and rapidly solidified.

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