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More Seismic Shifts in the 3D Printing Industry

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Ann R. Thryft
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Ann R. Thryft   9/11/2013 12:06:35 PM
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Cadman-LT, no, I don't have a LEAP. Why do you ask?

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Ann R. Thryft   9/11/2013 12:05:47 PM
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Cadman-LT, you said, "Making a part, or engineering one for that matter is not like making a copy at the copy machine. It's just not the same thing." My point is, that yes it's now very similar with this new Zeus multi-functional machine, in the sense that you can now copy an object like you can copy a piece of paper. I find that amazing. Obviously, it's a different process from designing a part.

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Cadman-LT   9/10/2013 6:06:40 PM
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Ann, did you get a LEAP? I was wondering how they were. Ever have one of those weeks where everything goes totally wrong? I'm living that week and it's only Tueesday...hehe

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Cadman-LT   9/10/2013 6:01:25 PM
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That is neat that you can do that though!

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Cadman-LT   9/10/2013 5:56:48 PM
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Ann, I never said that that wasn't possible. I was talking about making designs, not copying an object. I was just saying this isn't the same as copying a piece of paper. It is if you copy an object I suppose, but I was referring to sending in designs.

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Ann R. Thryft   9/10/2013 12:47:04 PM
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Cadman-LT, making a copy with the press of one button--a 3D copy of a 3D object--is in fact now possible. See this story today:
3D Print, Scan, Copy & Fax in 1 Machine:
http://www.designnews.com/author.asp?section_id=1392&doc_id=267490



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Cadman-LT   9/10/2013 7:58:22 AM
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Ann, I'm sorry. I am trying to wrap my head around why they would do this...and I can't. lol

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Cadman-LT   9/10/2013 7:51:21 AM
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I could see opening a little place.....and doing this...ahh I think they already exist.

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Cadman-LT   9/10/2013 7:48:04 AM
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I do see one up-side. We might see some designing that is out of the box. I can see that....but for UPS to do this I think is ridiculous.

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Cadman-LT   9/10/2013 7:46:30 AM
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You'll have kids, and people that have no sense sending you designs that aren't possible. I just have concerns.

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