3D printing is set to change the startup landscape

  • Business
  • Wednesday, 26 Mar 2014

LAST week, a news agency reported that employees of a design company in Taiwan are cycling through the streets of Taipei and turning discarded plastic cups and bottles into pieces of art on the spot with an ordinary bike festooned with pumps, wires, tubes and display panels and a 3D printer.

The entire rig, called Mobile Fab, cuts the plastic into strips before grinding it into fine powder which is later fed into the 3D printer on the front of the bike, using it as the “ink” to create a small medallion they attach to a coloured light.

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Business , 3D printing , Make Space


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