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Welcome to the terminology page. This page is useful for keeping consistent documentation. As with most of the pages on this wiki it is always improving and always under construction.

It is important that the terms we use convey the general function of what the term describes...

To submit a term either post it in the forum here: suggest a term or directly edit this page (you need to log in to do so).

When submitting a term please add it to the appropriate subheading and in the following format:

=== Term ===

The text describing what the term refers to


Hardware Terms

"Powder Spreader"

The mechanism that pushes the powder across the build platform.

"Build Platform"

The flat sheet, either made of ceramic of metal, that moves down in very small increments.

"Laser Scanner"

The method of moving a laser beam in X-Y coordinates.

Software Terms

Process Terms

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