Tuesday, 8 March 2011

Would you ride a 3D Printed Bike?


The European Areospace and Defence group (EADS) has shown off the first bike made from nylon – which they’re saying could replace traditional steel and aluminium bikes due to the affordable method it’s created. Drip by drop, each part of the bike is made from powder using the Additive Layer Manufacturing process of 3D printing, with the machine connected to a computer loaded with the CAD bike design.

http://www.gizmodo.com.au/2011/03/3d-printed-airbike-is-as-strong-as-your-aluminium-bike/

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