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Rustybolt
05-21-2012, 08:46 AM
http://phys.org/news/2012-05-digital-complex-metal.html



As the technology accelerates it will eliminate a lot of skilled shop floor jobs.

Jaakko Fagerlund
05-21-2012, 10:14 AM
Surely is nice, but it probably will affect a very small portion of mold business only. And 100 micron accuracy? Well, that is not going to displace die casting or the likes at all, just investment casting is affected.

Sounds very cool, like 3D rapid prototype printers made for plastics, but it actually prints ceramics the same way :)