3D printers : The new industrial revolution is upon us!
It was 1986 when a guy named Charles W. Hull filed a patent for stereolithography, who became the first known method to create 3D objects.
Since 1986 technology has brought forward with leaps and bounds, and it’s a tangible change that is already transforming the world, opening the door to a new industrial revolution that promises to be one of the most significant in the history.
We’re talking about the revolution of 3D printers !
A 3D printers allows you to create objects , overlapping layers in 3 dimensions of a material such as a liquid resin.
Unlike a common printer, using CAD programs, you can proceed to the design of digital objects , setting all the features such as shape, size and color.
The arrival of 3D printing technology allows you to break down the production costs, increasing the value of the idea and design of the product.
The ability to create objects will lead the customization of products at the highest level.
It will also be an opportunity to try the compatible open source model of software and the internet world.
3d printing is a fascinating process that can be useful in various domains.
3d printing is already applied in medicine for the construction of bladders and prostheses, printed in biomaterials able to coexist within the human body without any problem, but their use can be exploited for the creation of houses, cars and any other physical object you can imagine.
A further benefit is that unlike the common subtractive processes, which end up producing a lot of waste in the form of chips, debris and pieces too small to be used again, the 3D printing process eliminates most forms of waste.
The possible domains for 3D printing technology are virtually endless. In a near future, it will become a standard production and it will break down the barriers of copyright and trademarks related to design as well as an easier and economic ability to carry out very complex structures; the world will become more open because less constrained by the vices of the traditional production system, which is closely linked to the capitalist culture.