Nation of Beancounters

The 3D printing economy is heating up.

Posted in Innovation, Lists by Navin Kumar on November 12, 2012

After years of having potential, 3D printing is finally going mainstream. Skyfall producers used it to create an explosion of a priceless Ashton Martin without damaging the original. NASA uses it to create parts for space engines, as does the US Army. A Japanese firm will make a miniature replica of you for Rs. 15-30,000.

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  1. David (@DHChemist) said, on November 13, 2012 at 4:15 am

    It’s certainly beginning to impact on more ‘ordinary’ science laboratories too, I’ve written a blog about that here: http://chemicallyactive.blogspot.co.uk/2012/10/diy-lab-equipment.html

  2. Arnav Kacker said, on November 20, 2012 at 5:04 pm

    Was the ‘Ashton’ a Sean Connery reference? I hope so.


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