Tagged With 3d printing


Ford Motor Company announced this week that it's testing 3D printing of large-scale car parts, a move that could eventually lead to the manufacturing of more fuel-efficient vehicles. 3D printing hasn't really gone large scale like this yet, but the potential upsides are huge.


Ford is exploring how large one-piece auto parts, like car spoilers, could be printed for prototyping and future production vehicles, as the first automaker to pilot the Stratasys Infinite Build 3D printer.


The Switch, Nintendo's new phablet console, was a big bet, but perhaps not a smart one. Despite being marketed as a step into the future, it launched with more hardware issues and irritating design flaws than playable titles. As such, fans who just plunked down $469.95 are already rolling up their sleeves to build solutions to make their shiny new investment work the way it ought to.


What started as a hobby got "out of hand" for 27 year old Sydney man Sicen Sun, who has been charged with firearms offences after allegedly 3D printing four imitation firearms and an air pistol.

Cosplayers out there printing and selling replica weapons as props - you need to know about this.