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Tuesday, November 15, 2022

Lego and 3D Printing

Would like to see more.   Demonstrating a future.  

 Lego Animated 3D-Printed Duck is a Peek at the Toy's Future

in Gizmodo, Andrew Liszewski, November 7, 2022

Lego is offering visitors to the Minifigure Factory experience at the Lego House in Billund, Denmark, the chance to buy a limited-edition red plastic duck produced using the selective laser sintering (SLS) process. The duck, which sells for 89 Danish Krone (about US$12), is a replica of a wooden toy duck created by Lego founder Ole Kirk Kristiansen. The SLS three-dimensional (3D) printing process creates models layer by layer by heating and melting a powdered material, allowing functional mechanical elements to be placed within the toy during its manufacture. Lego's goal is for 3D printing to allow it to offer a wider range of building elements.   ... '

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