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To: jayrunner

3-D printing is additive - you’re not taking a block of material and machining it down, and you’re not making a mold.

You can build very complex shapes more easily, and with a smaller and cheaper machine, than milling something down subtractively.


11 posted on 11/15/2012 8:04:54 AM PST by Strategerist
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To: Strategerist

Thank you for the explanations re 3-D printing.


14 posted on 11/15/2012 8:25:42 AM PST by jayrunner
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