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Has 3D printing come of age?

Has 3D printing come of age? | 3D Printing and Fabbing | Scoop.it

Overall, this is a time of reflection over how far we've come, and how far there may yet be to go. We are therefore pleased to present this virtual issue, featuring a range of articles from across the journal’s lifetime.


All articles listed below are available to access FREE until 30th November 2013, so why not take a look?


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3-D Printing Revolution Needs Simple Design Software

3-D Printing Revolution Needs Simple Design Software | 3D Printing and Fabbing | Scoop.it

"A lack of accessible design tools is holding back 3-D printing. 

The largest companies in 3-D printing are racing to simplify design software so that it can become as easy to make an object as it is to send a document to a printer."


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The Future of Manufacturing

The Future of Manufacturing | 3D Printing and Fabbing | Scoop.it
According to engineers with GE Aviation, the challenges of additive metal manufacturing—serious as they are—are small compared to the promise that this technology holds. How else can you make a plane engine 1,000 pounds lighter?

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Technology and Design: the digital industrial revolution

Technology and Design: the digital industrial revolution | 3D Printing and Fabbing | Scoop.it

"Digital manufacturing and open-source design are revolutionising the way designers make their products."


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Manufacturing for a Small Planet

Manufacturing for a Small Planet | 3D Printing and Fabbing | Scoop.it

"We're moving from a world where there were approximately 2,000 important manufacturers for consumer goods to a world where there will be 2,000,000."


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3D printing makes better designers

3D printing makes better designers | 3D Printing and Fabbing | Scoop.it

"3D printing can make us better designers and foster better collaboration during the design process."


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Jake Nye's comment, March 22, 2013 9:33 AM
Does 3D printing really make better designers? Well, this very interesting article says Yes.
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Additive manufacturing: What does it add up to?

Additive manufacturing: What does it add up to? | 3D Printing and Fabbing | Scoop.it

"Ian Halliday, CEO of specialist 3D printing company, 3T RPD, reviews the progress of additive manufacturing technology and assesses its future impact on manufacturing companies as well as wider society."


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