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The Lyman Filament Extruder May Drop the Cost of Desktop 3D Printing Forever


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This is exactly the kind of innovation that's needed from both high- and low-end system/material manufacturers. I just purchased a toothbrush whose handle is made from recycled yogurt cups; it's not done via 3D printing but does demonstrate new ways of looking at old problems. In the same way, though I realize there are extra challenges to starting with a "pure" source for any kind of material reuse/recycling, it's exciting to see ideas and progress. I like a mix of proprietary (competitive) methods and open-source opportunities.
#1 Pamela Waterman (Homepage) on 2013-03-28 22:52 (Reply)

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