Quite rapidly, 3D-metal printing could be the go-to for manufacturing around the world. This is because the method, which was developed by Desktop Metal, is faster, safer and cheaper than existing systems. Indeed, the company claims it can produce reliable metal printing up to 100 times faster, with 10 times cheaper initial costs and 20 times cheaper materials than existing laser technologies on the market.
3D printing has been a hot topic for years now, but the Massachusetts company…
from Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building http://inhabitat.com/new-metal-3d-printer-is-100x-faster-10x-cheaper-than-existing-laser-technologies