Body Parts (Prosthetics)
Did you know that through the help of 3D printing technology, many children who were the victim of amputation have benefited to the low-cost prosthetics? Yes, it is now being used in medical field to create prosthetics for children and adults with disability. Having prosthetics arms or legs will not totally ensure that these people can live a normal and happy life. However, it could be one of the ways to help them perform day-to-day task like normal people. There are still many arguments about this but with continued advancement, innovators will never stop until they create the ideal body parts replacements.
New Born Baby Memorabilia
It is new gimmick found to be a hit for new moms. It will get the exact size of your new born hands and feet and print them as if they were real. We want to preserve every memories of their childhood, so we take pictures of them but this new way takes it to a different level. If you want keepsakes, you can try this.
Are you surprised? 3D printing is capable to build big objects such as houses. It was first tried in China. They built a huge 3D printing machine and used the layer-by-layer method in printing concrete until a full house was completed. It was successful and fascinating. Because of this, many industries were threatened of what 3D printing can do to their business. Since it’s an all-in-one device, most of manufacturers will lose their clients if this technology continued.
Many shoemakers are now exploring this technology and researching on how they can incorporate this technology to their business. In fact, big names in shoe business like Nike are already producing 3D printed cleats for their branded shoes.
3D Technology is now being used to restore and create replicas of iconic statues. Creating statues with 3D printing is easy and cheaper compared to the traditional sculpting procedures which will take man power and time consuming.
This technology is in favor to designers in any field including jewelry designers and makers. Now, 3D printing helps them create complicated and detailed pieces to attract more customers. The benefit for customers like us is, we can now have a say on how we want our jewelry to look like. The designer will just have to create the AMF file of the piece and the printer will create it for us.