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Will 3D Printing Spark A Green Manufacturing Revolution?

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jan 04, 2012 02:05 AM
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Star Wars Blog It will be a while before there is a 3D printer in every home (although you can build your own Makerbot now and print out your own low-res Darth Vader ) but the implications of the technology is being discussed everywhere right now. BLDGBLOG writes that one company, Made in Space, "wants to launch 3-D printers into orbit and use them to make parts for spacecraft and space stations, which would be assembled in zero gravity." But there are bigger, and greener, implications on earth.... Read the full story on TreeHugger






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