Episode 57: What is 3D Printing? Is It The “Holy Grail” of Manufacturing?

2/24/15 – “The Holy Grail” of manufacturing could be here within this century, says futurist Michio Kaku. The current trends involving mass customization and 3D printing are expected to accelerate. Joining us to discuss 3D printing will be Elizabeth Lennon PhD and Peter Lindner PhD of Manhattan College.

Topics covered will be basic 3D printing processes (extrusion vs. stereo-lithography), industrial and personal 3D printing systems, prototyping, and the perspective impact in different sectors (healthcare, advanced specially devices, mass produced items).

Printing Cars!

Printing Houses!