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Lost a Piece of Plastic? No Problem, Just Print It.

May 8, 2007

What kind of printer can do that? Well, that’s a 3D printer. The industrial ones have been available for over a decade, but the price tag is too high for a small store or individual workshop. Now, IdeaLab would like to sell a desktop version, called Desktop Factory, for $4,995.

I wonder if I can print out something more interesting …

Source: Pictures are taken from this story, “Beam It Down From the Web, Scotty” By SAUL HANSELL, published in New York Times on May 7, 2007.

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