There are several web resources who educate the general public about 3D printing. One of them is 3DPrint.com. Recently they published a nice informative guide on 3D printing, how it works, and what are the various technologies involved.
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As 3dprint.com plans to update this article when new technologies and information become available, instead of copying their article we provide here below a link to it:
Have a nice reading!