Cool and super cool 3D printed projects : Page 8 of 8

Here’s a look back at several cool hobbyist-level gadgets and a few super cool printed car projects.

For the last of the super cool (but expensive) 3D-printed cars, let’s not forget the Mercedes Benz Project Biome. Rather than produced with a 3D-printer, this car was grown from biological materials – 6 seeds, to be exact. The car would run on a liquid called BioNectar4534, use bioluminescence for headlights, and release oxygen into the air when it runs.

Although not printed, the Project Biome car was created using an AutoDesk 3D CAD modeling program.

Image Source: Autodesk

There you have it – a mix of cool and popular 3D printed gadgets as well as an introduction to super cool cars created (mostly) with 3D printers. One wonders what new surprizes await in 2020.

John Blyler is a Design News senior editor, covering the electronics and advanced manufacturing spaces. With a BS in Engineering Physics and an MS in Electrical Engineering, he has years of hardware-software-network systems experience as an editor and engineer within the advanced manufacturing, IoT and semiconductor industries. John has co-authored books related to system engineering and electronics for IEEE, Wiley, and Elsevier.

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