What is 3D Printing and How Does it Work?

February 15, 2017

In simple terms 3D printing is the process of creating 3D objects from digital files. Another less commonly used name for 3D printing is additive manufacturing and for good reason. Additive manufacturing differs from traditional subtractive manufacturing in that only the material required to create an object is actually used during the manufacturing process. Traditional […]

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Facial Security Cracked by 3D Printing and Facebook Pics

August 31, 2016

In the past few years, facial security systems have been universally viewed as the ideal solution to boost digital security by effectively verifying the authentication of users on digital platforms. As a result, many sectors have been embracing biometric technology and incorporating the same into their various security systems. This has been especially true for […]

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Boy Arrested for Hoax Bomb Gets 3D Printer from Microsoft

October 20, 2015

It’s not every day that a 9th grade student gets escorted out of school in cuffs with an Alpha police team standing on guard right? Well, Ahmed Mohamed has a whole different story to tell. Ahmed, who lives in Irving Texas with his family, recently appeared at MacArthur High School on a Monday morning rather […]

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RAF Fighter Jet Uses 3D Printed Parts

January 25, 2014

When the Wright brothers flew their glider in 1903, perhaps even they couldn’t imagine that their fragile glider would evolve into supersonic fighter jets, tearing through the air, carrying missiles and weapons of all types. Today, fighter jets have become common and form one of the most important components of aerial warfare. The fifth generation […]

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Amazing Objects Created By Additive Manufacturing

September 14, 2013

3D Printing, which is commonly referred to as Additive Manufacturing, has had a tremendous influence in the transformation of the manufacturing process.¬†Unlike the traditional method of manufacturing, additive manufacturing allows one to create three dimensional objects using digital models. The 3D objects are normally created by adding successive layers of the printing material until the […]

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MIT Students 3D Print High Security Keys

August 26, 2013

A never ending battle has been going on between locksmiths and lock pickers since locks and keys came into existence. Locksmiths try to outsmart lock pickers by making complex locks and keys while lock pickers try to pick it by analyzing the lock or duplicating the key. This battle has ended this month, as far […]

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