Seven 3D Printing Myths Busted (Article and Videos Here)

Author: microplus/Friday, 11 October 2013/Categories: 3D Printing News, UP Plus 3D Printer

." Some industry experts have been invited to guide you around the hype of 3D printing and to look into 3D printing myths in the media and reveal this technology's real-life potential. I was interested to see our UP Plus 3D Printer featured in some of these videos.

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Myth #1: Some people think that every home will have a 3D printer. Not everyone is convinced by this. 3D printing researcher Richard Hague asks whether all of us will really want our own 3D printer.

 

Myth #2: People say 3D printers can make dangerous things. Adrian Bowyer invented his own 3D printer. What does Adrian think?

 

Myth #3: People think: We will be able to 3D print organs and transplant them in patients. Materials scientist Brian Derby thinks that it will be some time before working human organs can be 3D printed for transplant. But there are some surprising ways 3D printing can already heal you.

 

Myth #4: You may have read 3D printing can 'instantly' print stuff. 3D printing expert Chris Tuck thinks it's a little slower than that, but explains why it doesn't matter...


Myth #5:
People think 3D pirnted organs wll let us live forever. Medical researcher John Hunt debunks the myth that printed body parts might help make you immortal. 

Myth #6: People say 3D printing will make everyone a professional designer. Software pioneer Lisa Harouni suggests that 3D printing might help us all customise designs for ourselves.

Myth #7: People say it will soon be easy to make a 3D copy of anything. 3D print store founder Sylvain Preumont thinks it's difficult to get a 3D copy of something real from your 3D printer.

 

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