Submitted by Alexandria Ducksworth
Did you know you can print a house? What about a car? It can be printed and purchased for only $10,000!
Since Chuck Hull made the 3D printer, innovators all over the world have created incredible items.
Here are eight amazing products made with a 3D printer:
Tieta the Toucan has been rescued from an animal fair with a broken upper beak. Designers have printed a 3D prosthetic beak for Tieta so she can properly eat again.
Ben Ryan has 3D printed an arm for his son after his original arm was amputated. Since then, Ryan has established Ambionics, a company helping disabled children in similar situations.
3. High Heels
Former fashion student Pauline van Dongen created 3D printed heels for her fashion show project Morphogenesis.
Don’t want to deal with the itchy issues wearing a traditional cast? Patients now have the option to wear the 3D printed Cortex Cast. Price ranges from $200 to $500.
The 3D printed N12 waterproof bikinis are made from waterproof nylon. You can find them at the Consortium store.
Startup company Agis Cor has completed a 400 square 3D printed house in 24 hours. Price: $10,134.
China has taken 3D printing to the next level creating a five-story apartment. WinSun Decoration Design Engineering Co. printed the building from recyclable material and leftover industry material.
NASA has given the 3D printing company BeeHex a grant to design a 3D printing machine for hungry astronauts, especially those headed to Mars. Beehex made Chef 3D to make pizzas. There are talks for an app for customers to select their pizza toppings and design.
Inspired to create the next 3D product? Look out for these 3D printing events coming to a branch near you:
-3D Design with TinkerCad
-3D Printing 101 & 102
-3D Printing Fashion Accessories
-Teen Hydraulic 3D Food Printer