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Tag: 3d printing

Print me a space rocket, please (science news).

October 15, 2019 | By | Reply More
Print me a space rocket, please (science news).

When you decide to print your space rocket engines using 3D printers you can drop hundreds of unnecessary components and make them super-resilient compared to traditionally-built engines. Is this the way of the future? It should also be pointed out, that many of the descriptions of the USA’s so-called reported captured flying saucers match this […]

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The right to bear… print, arms.

March 26, 2013 | By | Reply More
The right to bear… print, arms.

Cody R Wilson has figured out how to print a semi-automatic rifle from the comfort of his own home. Now he’s putting all the information online via the wiki-weapons program so that others will join him. This is a story about the rapid evolution of a technology that has forced the American legal system to […]

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When 3D printing giants collide.

December 5, 2012 | By | Reply More
When 3D printing giants collide.

Stratasys and Objet have just merged, buddying up to create a 3D printing King Kong. Stratasys is best known for its range of 3D printing and direct digital manufacturing kit, with goodies to manufacture parts with a range of capabilities and materials used. The company will offer three main systems : FDM  for functional prototypes […]

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Makey the makies.

August 5, 2012 | By | Reply More
Makey the makies.

Here’s a novel concept, and one that is trail-blazing the way for a slew of such future offerings – a new toy called Makies. Now, if you’re over 30 and in the family way, you no doubt have already been subjected to the pester power of such brands as Build-a-Bear, where you customize a cuddly […]

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FAB gets portable.

August 4, 2012 | By | Reply More
FAB gets portable.

A couple of students from the MIT CADLab (Ilan Moyer) and MIT Center for Bits and Atoms (Nadya Peek) have just taken the FAB concept on the road with their nifty and very small PopFab – a 3D printer that you can actually fit into a briefcase. Very useful for assassins who want to take […]

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