3D printing is in the process of revolutionizing almost every industry you can think of, but how much longer until it will be possible to 3D print prescription drugs?
I introduced conceptual design in my last blog and want to hit on a very exciting and powerful technology that is sweeping through the design landscape, leaving virtually no industry unscathed. This technology is 3D printing. 3D printing, for those who are unfamiliar with term, involves taking a digital prototype and essentially “printing” it as a 3D physical model, in a wide variety of different materials.
I recently bought a 97 Lincoln Mark VIII to fix up, and shortly after discovered that while the AC blows cold, there was no heat on any setting. As someone who often buys, fixes and sells cars, this is nothing I wasn’t prepared to deal with, or so I thought…
Most companies that have adopted 3D printing will tell you that it has become an integral part of their business. 3D printing is now entrenched in their design process, manufacturing and visualization processes. But what do smaller businesses or even individuals do when they need a prototype?