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3D printed Saxophone – Music to my ears

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A professor at Sweden’s Lund University has used the revolutionary tech to create a visually distinct line of custom-built guitars, keyboards, and drums. Now, Olaf Diegel is giving the alto saxophone a try, and so far he’s had more success than even he expected. Diegel revealed the initial prototype when he demonstrated the nylon-based alto sax last week in…

3D-Printed Rocket Parts Excel in NASA Tests

A continuation of the 3D printed rocket engine injector story a few weeks ago. It has now out performed the milled traditional manufactured injector. The traditionally constructed injectors used in the SLS tests cost about $10,000 each and took six months to build; the 3D-printed versions cost less than $5,000 and only took 40 hours…

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