3D printing: From dental braces to astronauts’ seats | The Economist

futuramb: dellarucker: futuramb: Far from spelling the end for traditional factories, it is being adopted by them and incorporated into existing processes to provide the best of both worlds. 3D-printed tools, jigs, moulds and dies allow production lines to be set up more quickly. Workers in BMW factories design and print custom tools to make …

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