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Saturday, January 18, 2014

Revolutionizing 3D Printing

In CWorld:  Can the use of 3D printing be generalized for many purposes?  Will we ultimately insert 3D manufacturing options into supply chain designs for many kinds of products? Would be quite a triumph.

"Researchers aim to revolutionize 3D printing, global manufacturing ... Lawrence Livermore National Lab scientists look to turn an art into more of a science ... By Sharon Gaudin
Computerworld - One day a 3D printer, using a mix of materials, will be able to create body armor for U.S. soldiers that is more lightweight and stronger than anything could be made with traditional manufacturing and materials today. ... "  

At the right a picture of the Makerbot Replicator 2,
a 3D Printer.

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