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Update: The Best Things to Come Out of a 3D Printer

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newtechengineering
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Re: The Best?
newtechengineering   2/17/2014 12:08:12 PM
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I would have to disagree as there are many items being produced on 3D printers for the fashion industry. Just this past week there was a big fashion show in NY that was based on 3D printed items. There is also a huge interest in the Arts sector. 3D printing is still in the early stages and has many posibilitise all we need is to keep an open mind and keep advancing new materials and higher resilution printers..

Battar
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Battar   10/21/2013 8:58:30 AM
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Many decades ago someone wrote a computer program that generated poetry by stringing together words from a dictionary according to a number of syntax rules.

I'd like to see someone write a program for computer generated abstract sculpture and pass it off to a couple of modern art museums (NY_MOMA?) just to see how many self-inflated art critics get it wrong.

Cadman-LT
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Re: The Best?
Cadman-LT   10/9/2013 2:52:21 PM
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Then come with the most amazing life changing things they have done. Not clothing, but medical. They have done amazing things. Clothing is not one of them.

Cadman-LT
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The Best?
Cadman-LT   10/9/2013 2:50:34 PM
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I think you should have split your article into two parts. Fashion and shoes and stuff is amazing that they can do that, but is it the best use of it!?

taimoortariq
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Marvelous designs
taimoortariq   9/21/2013 12:28:47 AM
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This field of abstract patterns is really amazing field to work in. With different patterns and different mathematic techniques one can certainly form different artistic 3d designs. This might give artists a whole new field to work on.

Charles Murray
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3D printed dress
Charles Murray   9/20/2013 6:27:03 PM
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It still looks to me like the 3D dress could stand up by itself.

Lauren Muskett
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Re: Lies about 3D printing guns
Lauren Muskett   9/20/2013 10:18:12 AM
@daveca Parts have been printed for a 3D gun and it was successfully fired. We have previously reported on it, and you can read about one engineer's experiment here. (http://www.designnews.com/author.asp?section_id=1394&doc_id=249037)

daveca
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Lies about 3D printing guns
daveca   5/8/2013 9:33:51 PM
Speaking of lies that wont die, Lauren, why are you spreading lies about 3-D printing of guns?

 

Clearly you have neither engineering or firearms experience.

 

NO ONE will print a fully functioning real firearm with any process.

 

NO ONE can print a working barrel to withstand tens of thousands of PSI.

 

NO ONE.

Who has a 3=D printer that can:

1. Print 4xxx or 5xxx steel?

2.) print it into a HOMOGENEOUS mass? (that ones laughable)

3.) print it with the rifling, precision straightening, crown and chambering?

 

Again, OUTRIGHT LIES

 

This hysterical nonsense has grown from media hype to a full blown conspiracy theory wiht the aid of irresponsible Blogging like yours.

Its also deliberately misleading to claim these are "3-D processes" They are 2-D. Same as the so called 3-D CAD systems, there is no such thing, they are 2-D rendered images with tricks like shading to render a quasi 3-D looking image.

 

etmax
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Re: 3D Printers
etmax   5/8/2013 12:18:12 AM
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:-) the mind boggles. Personally I'm sceptical of the comfort of printed clothing having used 3D printing for many things. I reckon nothing gets past cotton or silk. Actually one could say that rayon fabric is 3D printed, although not in the usual fashion. Even it isn't comfortable and that's a true fabric.

Cabe Atwell
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Re: 3-D PRINTING
Cabe Atwell   5/3/2013 3:27:48 PM
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The n12 bikini "material" looks useful. I would like a coat made out of it. Like modern day chainmail.

The 3D printed jaw is the true victory for 3D printing.

C

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