Top 5 Videos: Custom Mini Parts!
This week’s Top 5 Videos contain a wide variety of 3D printing content. These videos include Mini 3D printed car parts, 3D printed guns, and more. Remember, every Sunday there’s a new Top 5 Videos uploaded, so make sure you tune in for next week’s episode.
1. 3D Printed Guns
Gun control in the USA has always been a controversial issue. Cody Wilson and his company Defense Distributed have been in the public eye for releasing files to 3D print guns, and now sell them. This video talks about the arguments for and against the ability to 3D print guns, and what the process entails.
2. Custom MINI car parts
MINI recently unveiled a new custom parts service which uses 3D printing to create customised parts for their vehicles. If you have ever wanted to customise your Mini with your name, or the skyline of your city, then this is perfect for you! We wrote a full story on this, which you can read here.
3. 3D Printed Metal Parts in Industry
This video shows how metal 3D printers can be used to create functional, end-use parts for use in industries such as space, healthcare, and more. Metal 3D printing has advanced significantly in the last few years, and you can now create very complex geometries with metal 3D printers. Benefits include lighter parts, which contain fewer pieces.
4. HP Jet Fusion 300 / 500
HP recently announced they will be releasing 4 new HP 3D printers in the second half of 2018. These include 2 full-color 3D printers, the Jet Fusion 380 and 580. These 3D printers are also cheaper than their current printer lines such as the Jet Fusion 4210, starting at around $50,000. You can read the full story we wrote on this announcement here.
5. Kodak 3D Printer
Kodak are a well-known photography company that dominated the industry for decades. Since then, Kodak have expanded their product line and have released an FDM 3D printer which they debuted at CES 2018. This video explains more about the 3D printer, and what it is capable of.
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