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5 Bizarre Uses for 3D Printing

Applications for 3D printing continue to evolve. Here are five uses cases that might surprise you.
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MakerBot Replicator Mini Compact 3D Printer
By RT Staff · 2 January, 2015 • The MakerBot Replicator Mini 3D Printer is powered by the MakerBot 3D Printing Platform. It has an onboard camera to monitor its 3D printing via the MakerBot Mobile app, and it features the MakerBot Replicator Smart Extruder that reduces downtime by enabling you to quickly replace a worn extruder in minutes.
Cubify Cube 3 3D Printer
By RT Staff · 2 January, 2015 • A fairly small 3D printer, the Cube 3 has a big build volume for its size, able to print objects 6 inches by 6 inches by 6 inches in size. With its silver casing and rounded corners, the Cube 3 is also very stylish and is easy to imagine it on a desk or counter in the home.
Printrbot Assembled Simple Metal 3D Printer
By RT Staff · 2 January, 2015 • The Printrbot Metal Simple fully assembled 3D fused-filament-fabrication printer has a black powder-coated all-metal construction with open platform for fabricating parts up to 6 x 6 x 6 inches (H x W x D) using 1.75-mm PLA thermoplastic filament.
Printrbot Simple Maker’s Kit 3D Printer
By RT Staff · 31 December, 2014 • The Printrbot Simple comes in a variety of versions, starting at $349 for the build-it-yourself kit or $449 pre-assembled. This is a no-frills printer that uses PLA material to create small prints quickly and with decent quality.
3-Year-Old Receives 3D Printed, ‘Iron Man’ Hand for Free
By RT Staff · 2 October, 2014 • A three-year-old Hawaiian boy was born with fingers missing on one of his hands. But thanks to a non-profit company and 3D printing, he received an Iron Man-like robotic hand for free.
MIT Developing Paper Robots People Can Print at Home
By Dylan Love, Business Insider · 10 April, 2014 • MIT's Ankur Mehta is lead researcher on a project that quite literally enables people to print robots on a standard piece of paper at home
Affordable 3D Printers Hit The Market
By RT Staff · 9 May, 2012 • Because affordable 3D printers are available, iheartengineering has managed to build a rapidly expanding business around the print-on-demand model and unique product designs.

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