3D Manufacturing: New Weapon for the US Economy

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Jacob
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Jacob   9/1/2014 4:10:53 AM
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"yes and no - it depends on your requirements for the item in question."

Eldredge, yes based on demand or request only it get print.

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nimantha.d   8/29/2014 7:21:16 AM
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@eldridge: Very true, it all depends on what sort of a volume you want and on what mode you want

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nimantha.d   8/29/2014 7:20:36 AM
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@Eldridge: Indeed, it will surely help for better desinnging

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Eldredge   8/28/2014 8:55:52 PM
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@Rich - you make a goood point - one of the benefits of 3D printing is that one can evaluate design improvements more quickly and easily than with previous technologies.

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Eldredge   8/28/2014 8:50:34 PM
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 I think it can print anything and everything.

 


@ Jacob - yes and no - it depends on your requirements for the item in question.

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tirlapur   8/13/2014 9:24:54 AM
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If 3D printers were supplied with a brochure that guides users to make something (much like microwave ovens come with what-you-can-cook-with-this-microwave-oven) then that would be helpful because most of us don't know how to handle a 3D printer and what to make out of it. 

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tirlapur   8/13/2014 9:22:41 AM
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Almost one out of three households have this kind of a 3D printer then this could become the new manufacturing trend. For example, a company may be marketing and increasing business by investing in human resources. For example, if a company makes a product which has some add-ons, then the company can supply the materials to the common crowd and tell them to do-it-yourself, which will save the company the manufacturing money, as well as generate enough interest on 3D printing in the common crowd.

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Jacob   8/11/2014 12:24:13 AM
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"yes. It's rather like paper printing. Just about all of us own a printer that can print in both b/w and color now, but we still will hire professional printers for business cards, books, magazines, etc. "

Ariella, thanks for the clarification.

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Ariella   8/8/2014 11:09:39 AM
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@Jacob yes. It's rather like paper printing. Just about all of us own a printer that can print in both b/w and color now, but we still will hire professional printers for business cards, books, magazines, etc. 

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Rich Krajewski   8/8/2014 4:24:36 AM
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Nevermind 3D, look at what you can do with a small 2D laser cutter:

http://youtu.be/9M1zNIVGrjM

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