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Mass 3D Printing

3D printing technology offers exciting options in the tech world

Implications - 3D-printing technology has become the norm over the past year or so, as can be observed in our 'Tangible Printing' PRO Trend of 2010. Though 2010 saw 3D printing used in industries ranging from food to fashion, this year, 3D printing technology is being tested to encourage efficient mass production of other technological gadgets. This "tech-on-tech" production adds an element of meta to the idea of 3D printing, showing that this technology truly knows no bounds.
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3D Printed Skulls
3D Printed Skulls
Dr. Bon Verweij Successfully Implanted a Tech-Made Cranium in the Netherlands
3D printing technology is making leaps and bounds in a variety of industry, the latest miracle creation involving a 3D printed skull. It was created for a 22 year old woman who suffered from a... MORE
3D-Printed Titanium Timepieces
3D-Printed Titanium Timepieces
This Watch from rvnDSGN Features a Unique Manufacturing Process
Bringing a watch design to fruition usually consists of intricately designing and manufacturing components before finally combining them for the final product, but this design by rvnDSGN is created... MORE
Large Object Printers
Large Object Printers
The Cubex 3D Printer by Cubify Can Produce a Basketball
The CubeX 3D Printer is the latest product revealed by Cubify at the 2013 Consumer Electronic Show (CES). Last year around the same time, the company unveiled the Cube 3D Printer, which targeted a... MORE
Affordable 3D Printers
Affordable 3D Printers
The RoBo 3D R1 was Released at CES 2014
At this year’s Consumer Electronics Show 2014 in Las Vegas, lots of 3D printers have been on display, but one of them that stands out is the RoBo 3D R1. If you are not familiar with 3D printing,... MORE
Digital 3D Photocopiers
Digital 3D Photocopiers
The Makerbot Digitizer Scans Items for Making a 3D-Printed Copy
3D printing requires an extensive computer rendering to be completed before starting the process, but the Makerbot Digitizer takes the hassle out of the process by being able to copy any item by... MORE
3D Printed Wheelchair Ramps
3D Printed Wheelchair Ramps
The Printable Portable Wheelchair Ramps Make Mobility More Convenient
These 3D printed portable wheelchair ramps allow you to access small inclines in a safer manner. Designed by Thingiverse user Nanonan, the miniature ramps are ideal for curbs and short steps. The... MORE

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