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During our visit in Birmingham for the TCT show, walking in the city centre, we met the performing artist Gijs van Bon with his incredible sand writing machine Skryft.
The world's first 3d-printed car will be electric and travel short distances. The prototype is made of layers of black plastic (ABS) and reinforced with carbon fibre. Created by Local Motors, a tech company based in Phoenix, and they say Its ready next year! The new car called "Strati"-which is Italian for 'layers'- can reach speeds of about 40 miles per hour and travel 120 miles on a charge and, a gas engine could also be fitted. It's two-passenger car with a lifespan of 10 years.
Charles Hull (Born: May 12, 1939, in Clifton, Colorado) is the inventor of stereolithography (Patent No. 4,575,330), the first commercial rapid prototyping technology commonly known as 3D printing. The earliest applications of 3D printing were in research and development labs and tool rooms, but today 3D printing applications are seemingly endless. The technology has been used to create anything from sports shoes, aircraft components, and artificial limbs to artwork, musical instruments, and clothing.
The earliest 3D printing technologies first became visible in the late 1980’s, at which time they were called Rapid Prototyping (RP) technologies. This is because the processes were originally conceived as a fast and more cost-effective method for creating prototypes for product development within industry.
Choosing the right 3D printer among the various alternatives may at first seem like a daunting task. There are significant differences in how each printing technology turns digital data into a solid object. Today’s 3D printers can use a variety of materials with vast differences in mechanical properties, feature definition, surface finish, environmental resistance, visual appearance, accuracy and precision, useful life, thermal properties and more.