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3D Printing Will Change The Way We Make Things And Design Them In 2017

3D Printing Will Change The Way We Make Things And Design Them In 2017 | Digital Design and Manufacturing | Scoop.it

""Over the next five years, I believe this technology will allow us to cut costs by 50%. Designing for Additive Manufacturing automatically creates more innovation,” says Navrotsky. “We are not working with AM because it is sexy but because it is an extra tool to multiply the knowledge we have in component design.”

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c2cup - A Coffee Cup Made From Coffee

c2cup - A Coffee Cup Made From Coffee | Digital Design and Manufacturing | Scoop.it
A travel coffee mug that is made from a coffee biocomposite, utilizing coffee waste and allowing you to drink coffee out of coffee.
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World’s first 3D printed wrench made from recycled ocean plastic (video)

World’s first 3D printed wrench made from recycled ocean plastic (video) | Digital Design and Manufacturing | Scoop.it
In what's considered to be a world's first, the Canadian company has built the first-ever 3D-printed wrench made entirely from recycled ocean plastic.
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Environmental Impacts of 3D Printing

Environmental Impacts of 3D Printing | Digital Design and Manufacturing | Scoop.it

"3D printing is poised to revolutionize manufacturing; will it also revolutionize the ecological impacts of making things?  Will it really eliminate waste?  Will it eliminate shipping?  Will it create more problems than it solves?"

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Nature Is The Ultimate 3-D Printer: Can We Make Our New Manufacturing As Clean?

Nature Is The Ultimate 3-D Printer: Can We Make Our New Manufacturing As Clean? | Digital Design and Manufacturing | Scoop.it
We must green 3-D printing while the technology is still in its infancy.
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Biome Bioplastics Launches New Material for 3D Printing

Biome Bioplastics Launches New Material for 3D Printing | Digital Design and Manufacturing | Scoop.it

"Made from plant starches, Biome3D is a biodegradable plastic that combines easy processing and a superior print finish, while offering much higher print speeds. Developed in partnership with 3Dom Filaments."

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How Sustainable is Digital Fabrication?

How Sustainable is Digital Fabrication? | Digital Design and Manufacturing | Scoop.it
Digital fabrication is praised as the future of manufacturing. Computer Numerical Controlled (CNC) machine tools can convert a digital design into an object with the click of a mouse, which means the production process is completely automated. The use of digital machine tools has spread rapidly in factories over the last two decades, and they have now become cheap and user-friendly enough to bring them within reach of workshops and makers. While CNC machines have been embraced by many, including some environmentalists who say the technology can be more...
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