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Sunday, April 11, 2010

3D Printing on a Train...


There's a sweet little adecdote of an op-ed piece in today's New York Times about printing on a train, what ended up being a usable bottle-opener, with a MakeBot 3D printer...
The original NYT article can be accessed by clicking here...
Picture sourced from the MakeBot web-site...

2 comments:

Chris said...

Improvements in technology for 3d printers systems has today allowed a significant range of companies (not just CAD designers) to use different materials (often low cost) instead of plastic or metals. Rapid Protoype useage is in the future getting higher quality and better value for money.

Elizabeth J. Neal said...

Rapid Protoype useage is in the future getting higher quality and better value for money. Printing