No hardware store? No problem. Astronauts just 3D printed a working wrench in space

December 23, 2014 by  
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Launching anything into space requires a massive amount of time, money and resources. So what if astronauts could just “print out” anything they need? Now they can! Astronauts on the International Space Station recently used a 3D printer to print out a socket wrench, which they then used. Can a Star Trek-style replicator be far behind? Read the rest of No hardware store? No problem. Astronauts just 3D printed a working wrench in space Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: 3d print polymers , 3d Printed space station , 3D printing , 3d Technology , 3d technology construction , made in space , nasa , space , space technology

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Kyocera is building the world’s largest floating solar plant

December 23, 2014 by  
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Kyocera Corporation and Century Tokyo Leasing Corporation recently  announced plans to build the world’s largest floating solar installation. The massive 13.4 megawatt plant will be located in the Chiba Prefecture in Japan and will provide enough power for 4,700 homes once it is up and running. The announcement follows the recent completion of the current largest floating solar plant , which was built by Kyocera in the Kagoshima Prefecture. Read the rest of Kyocera is building the world’s largest floating solar plant Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Century Tokyo , Century Tokyo Leasing , floating solar , floating solar plant , Japan solar plant , kyocera , Kyocera floating solar plant , Kyocera solar plant , large solar plant , solar plant , solar plant technology , water solar , worlds largest floating solar plant

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Stratasys Unveils the World’s First Multi-Color, Multi-Material 3D Printer

January 28, 2014 by  
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3D printer manufacturer, Stratasys , unveiled the world’s first multi-color, multi-material 3D printer. The new technology enables a fast creation of objects made from unlimited combinations of soft, rigid and transparent materials and coloring without the need for manufacturing and assembling their components. Read the rest of Stratasys Unveils the World’s First Multi-Color, Multi-Material 3D Printer Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: 3d print polymers , 3D printing , 3d printing materials , 3d printing resin , green technology , multi-color 3d printer , multi-material 3d printer , Objet500 Connex3 Color Multi-material 3D Printer , Stratasys 3d printer , Stratasys 3d printing        

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Playful Twisting Staircases Transform Case House into Daring Loft-Style Living

January 28, 2014 by  
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