Printing Revolution: 5 More Uses for 3D Printers

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Defense Distributed, the non-profit developer of the world’s first-ever 3D printed gun, has released videos of the homemade weapon being fired, and is putting the downloadable file online for general use.

Soon, anyone with access to a 3D printer, which melts plastic polymer into different shapes in order to “print” 3-dimensional objects, will be able to download and print their very own personal firearm, because evidently just picking one up at Wal-Mart was too much of a hassle.

While this particular application of 3D printing has skeptics worried about violent results, the technology itself actually has a lot of useful applications that may not doom us all.

Printing Revolution: 5 More Uses for 3D Printers
Image credit Engadget
Defense Distributed, the non-profit developer of the world’s first-ever 3D printed gun, has released videos of the homemade weapon being fired, and is putting the downloadable file online for general use.

Soon, anyone with access to a 3D printer, which melts plastic polymer into different shapes in order to “print” 3-dimensional objects, will be able to download and print their very own personal firearm, because evidently just picking one up at Wal-Mart was too much of a hassle.

While this particular application of 3D printing has skeptics worried about violent results, the technology itself actually has a lot of useful applications that may not doom us all.
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