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Video: New Type of 3D Printing inspired by Terminator 2!

A new type of high-speed 3D printing has been invented inspired by Terminator 2 – Liquid Terminator.

Notice that the product is taken out of a liquid bath.

Notice that the product is taken out of a liquid bath.

 

Similarly this is the Eiffel tower being taken out of a liquid bath

Similarly this is the Eiffel tower being taken out of a liquid bath

Intrigued? Here is the video:

This is how it works:

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In a nutshell, the projector at the base of the liquid will shine the pattern that it wants to be printed. Through a combination of light and oxygen, this will cause the resin to harden and forms. And as a result you will have the desired pattern. This type of printing is also purported to be 25-100 times faster than traditional 3-D printing and can work with a broad array of materials.

If you are interested, you can read more here and here.

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