February 2015

Blog: 3D Printing: Where Is It Going?

February 20, 2015

2nd, 3rd, or 4th Industrial Revolution? However it has been heralded, 3D Printing is certainly making a huge buzz. From rocket engines that are winning the space race, to the face transplant that changed a man’s life, to customized earphones that fit right your ears – from industrial to consumer sector – 3D Printing has gone beyond our imagination.

While many of the consumers started to get familiar with the concept of 3D Printing (or additive manufacturing) in just recent years, 3D printing technologies emerged over 30 years back in the early 1980’s, when they were called Rapid Prototyping (RP) technologies[1]. Read more…