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Subject:  How will 3D printers change manufacturing? Date:  1/18/2013  12:12 PM
Author:  ssesox Number:  112 of 482

I need some clarification for my ownership of DDD and its outrageous price. The logic for the outstading potential of 3D printing is that it will change the way we make parts and we will have them in our homes. One example that was given is if we need a new part for our dishwasher we will simply print the part on our 3D printer. I'm in the plastic parts business. How will 3D printers account for all the different plastic compounds and processes that are needed to finish plastic parts to correct hardness, durability etc. This will need to take place in a factory.....right??? Any thoughts or logic would be appreciated.
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