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The 3D printing cagematch

11
Jan
2014

Over the past five years, 3D printers have gone from expensive industrial equipment to hobbyist tools that can be had for as little as a few hundred dollars. 3D printing has captured the attention of schools, designers, and companies like UPS, which began offering printing service in its stores last August. And between the Stratasys-owned MakerBot and enthusiasts with homemade RepRap printers, dozens of small teams — several of which were at CES 2014’s 3D Printer Tech Zone — are racing to be the ones who take the technology mainstream. These companies’ entry-level printers have different names, different designs, and different price points, but they all share an audience: interested consumers who have relatively little technical knowledge and don’t want to take the jump on a rig that costs several thousand dollars.

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