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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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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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