3D printing has been hailed as the future of manufacturing for years now. Consumers and investors were sold on the idea of being able to print anything at any time from a little box in their houses. 571 more words
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London-based IT market-research firm Context reports that global shipments of personal, desktop 3D printers more than doubled in the first quarter of 2015. According to the firm, global shipments of personal, desktop 3D Printers priced under $5,000, rose by 24 percent in first-quarter 2015, resulting in a 114 percent year-over-year increase, as more brands entered the market, global channels expanded, and successfully crowd-funded 3D printers shipped. 329 more words
Moisture, as they say, is the essence of wetness. It’s now also a great way to remove support material from 3D-printed objects.
Printing complex objects requires rafts and supports. 101 more words
I’m posting this story because one, I want to spread the word about this amazing man who makes these wonderful prosthetics for animals and two, because I pet sit for a sweet little dog named Luna who has been wearing prosthetics made by this man for several years that has enabled her to have a fulfilling and wonderful life because of them. 697 more words