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MIT Researchers Build 3D Printer; Chris McCarroll Comments

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have created a three-dimensional printing tool designed to produce 3D objects and embed components into a product, the Homeland Defense Information Analysis Center reported Sept. 14. The 3D printing machine, dubbed MultiFab, has self-correction tools and a 3D scanner that work to simultaneously layer …

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Navy to Test 3D Printing Technology at Sea; Benjamin Kohlmann Comments

A U.S. Navy amphibious warship has installed a three-dimensional printer to experiment with additive manufacturing technology, Breaking Defense reported Tuesday. Sydney Freedberg writes the USS Essex has already used the printer to make minor and small-scale materials and plans to test how the machine handles engine vibration and other at-sea conditions. “Additive manufacturing …

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