3D Printing

Imagine a world where a computer is connected a device which can print a 3d object. Need something new from Amazon? Download the schematic and make it yourself. Need a new part for your car or home? Download the model and hit print! Such a world sounds like it’s been plucked straight from Star Trek’s replicator and twenty years ago most people would of laughed but not Charles Hull who invented the first commercial 3d printer in 1984 based on a technique called stereolithography. To put it bluntly 3d printers create, real solid objects from digital data. Over the last decade costs have been falling and the range of materials these printers use has steadily risen. These printers can now print with metals and fabrics and can make things which would otherwise be very difficult to manufacture. The applications for 3d printing is wide as it is diverse, and with attractive cost and time savings, major companies, and organisations are now starting to explore their potential.

If you thought you were going to be buying HP ink cartridges forever think again. The way forward is HP 3d ink cartridges. If you don’t know what I’m talking about why not take a look at the video in this link

Have you watched star trek the next generation? If you thought the replicator was the work of science fiction, think again. It’s predicted that in about 20 years every home will have a 3d printer, changing the world and consumerism as we know it.

Ink cartridges as we know it will change forever. In fact it raises the question what will you do when run out of ink cartridges to print with? Order some new ink cartridges or make your own ink cartridges with your 3d printer? How about when you need a new printer? Why not design your own or download a schematic straight from HP with the designs for your ink cartridges? I could go on but I think you see where I’m going with this.

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