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January 9, 2012

3D printing...on ice!

from gammon's article in wired :: "Why ice? Well, it’s cheap and readily available, and low-cost ice models could help inventors design products more quickly. The challenge of printing with ice, besides the very cold temps necessary for the process, was building a machine that’s up to the task." :: crazy :: crazy...COOL :: (via boing boing)





see more info at mcgill u :: http://www.arch.mcgill.ca/prof/sijpkes/ice/ :: and boing boing :: http://boingboing.net/2012/01/07/3d-printing-in-ice.html


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So fantastic!!! Sometimes living in the future is REALLY EXCITING and every article I read about 3D printers makes me feel that way. ICE PROTOTYPES! It's brilliant.

(Sorry to always make you moderate my comments—your typekey link is broken and I haven't discovered how to register without twitter or facebook, neither of which I have.)

Posted by: dora at January 10, 2012 4:11 AM

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