3D printing scales up

There is a lot of hype around 3D printing. But it is fast becoming integrated with mainstream manufacturing: My three page report in Technology Quarterly here: http://econ.st/165jGGg Leader on 3D printing, http://www.economist.com/news/leaders/21585005-signs-are-3d-printing-transforming-manufacturing-not-ways-you-might Talking about my three pages on how 3D printing scales up: The Economist http://econ.st/165jGGg   Advertisements

NASA and 3D printing

AEROSPACE was one of the first industries to take up three-dimensional (3D) printing. This is because 3D printers are good at making things which are complex and lightweight. The machines work additively, building up layers of material only where it is needed. This allows multiple parts to be consolidated into a single item, rather than […]