- What if 3D printing becomes the norm?
- What if merchandise is no longer mass produced in factories, and is instead produced within the home using personal 3D printers?
ISSUES + SPECULATION
- Stores sell blueprints for products instead of the merchandise itself.
- 3D printing waste, where does it go?
- Sustainable 3D printing using renewable energy such as solar/wind and recyclable materials
- Biodegradable 3d printing materials?
- 3D printing body part replacements
- 3D printing food, clothing, and everyday items
3D PRINTING ADVANCES
– Stratasys Goes Far Beyond with 3D Printed Clothes
Mixed soft materials and hard materials in a 3d print.
– Feeding the Final Frontier: 3D Printers Could Make Astronaut Meals
3D printing food
– The Reality of 3D Printed Body Parts
3D printing bone and replacement organs
– Will 3D printers make food sustainable?
3D printing foods. Making use of “food ink” to print out meat patties, vegetables, and other food products. They talk about growing “meat ink” in a petri dish and using the 3d printer to give it form.
– MakerBot Introduces Water Soluble 3D Printer Filament
– Filabot turns Recyclable Plastic into 3D Printer Filament
READILY AVAILABLE MATERIALS AND SUSTAINABLE ENERGY SOURCES
– Markus Kayser: Solar Sinter