Makerbot Replicator 2 3D printer

Drilling into 3D printing: Gimmick, revolution or spooks' nightmare?

Special report 3D printing, otherwise known as additive manufacturing, is a subject that pumps out enthusiasts faster than any real-life 3D printer can churn out products. In conventional machining, computer-aided design and computer-aided manufacturing (CADCAM) combine to make products or parts of products by cutting away at, drilling and …

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