3D Printing

3D printing is a form of additive manufacturing technology where a three dimensional object is created by laying down successive layers of material.

3D printing is becoming cheaper and more widely used.

The Thing-O-Matic 3D Printer

Local Government Applications

  • Spare Parts
  • 3D models
  • Monuments
  • Public Art
  • Functional Buildings

The image below is an example of public art created by a D-Shape 3D printer.


External Links & References

  1. Wikipedia
  2. Large Format 3D Printers (Next Big Future)
  3. 3D Space Printing (Space.com)
  4. 3D Printers Australia
  5. Makerbot Industries
  6. Printed Nylon Bike (Next Big Future)
  7. 3-D Printer Passes Zero Gravity Test to Make Space Tools (Space.com)
  8. Shapeways
  9. Google Search
  10. 3D Printing Is Hot…And It’s Only Going To Get Hotter (IQS Directory)
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