3D printer

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3D printer

or 3-D printer
n.
A computer-controlled device that is capable of fabricating three-dimensional objects, as by extruding layers of plastic from a robotically controlled syringe.
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Users can also upgrade to the companya[euro](tm)s Desktop Factory subscription to obtain expert Linux support for advanced features, together with in-depth customisation of selected platforms.
There are many choices ranging from a Desktop Factory 3D printer for under $5,000 to a high end Direct Digital Manufacturing System for about $750,000.
The following year, the proprietary Desktop Factory could be ordered for $4,995, and the open-source Fab@Home machine could be built for $2,400 in parts ($3,600 assembled).
Current 3D printers, such as that from Desktop Factory, cost just under $5,000 (compared to $20,000 just two years ago).
The Desktop Factory 3D printer builds durable, functional models from the bottom up, 1 layer at a time.
The Desktop Factory 3D printer measures about 25 x 20 x 20 inches (635 x 508 x 508 ram) and weighs less than 90 lbs (41 kg).
Past experience includes executive roles with Lotus Development, Applicon, Polygen, Paracel (purchased by Celera Genomics) as well as Evolution Robotics and Desktop Factory (Idealab companies).
Desktop Factory plans to launch the product during the summer.
Desktop Factory 125ci 3D Printer Chosen as One of Only 10 Projects That Represent the World's Most Original, Significant and Exemplary New Net and Digital Initiatives
a technology start-up with the mission to bring affordable desktop 3D printing to the masses, today announced that its Desktop Factory 125ci 3D printer has been selected to receive a 2007 Best of What's New award from Popular Science magazine in the Home Tech category.
a technology start-up with the mission to bring affordable desktop 3D printing to the masses, today announced that, in response to growing customer demand, the company will begin accepting reservations for its forthcoming low-cost 3D printer, the Desktop Factory 125ci.