Fabricated: The New World of 3D Printing

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280 pages

Book Description

Fabricated tells the story of printers, humble manufacturing machines that are bursting out of the factory and into homes, businesses, schools, kitchens, hospitals, even the fashion catwalk. The magic happens when you plug a printer into today's mind-boggling technologies. Add to that the Internet, tiny, low cost electronic circuitry, radical advances in materials science and biotech and voila! The result is an explosion of technological and social innovation.

Fabricated provides readers with practical and imaginative insights to the question "how will technologies change my life?" Based on hundreds of hours of research and dozens of interviews with experts from a broad range of industries, Fabricated offers readers an informative, engaging and fast-paced introduction to now and in the future.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Everything is becoming science fiction
Chapter 2: A machine that can make almost anything
Chapter 3: Nimble manufacturing: Good, fast, and
Chapter 4: Tomorrow’s economy of printable products
Chapter 5: Printing in layers
Chapter 6: Design , the digital canvas
Chapter 7: Bioprinting in “living ink”
Chapter 8: Digital cuisine
Chapter 9: A factory in the classroom
Chapter 10: Unleashing a new aesthetic
Chapter 11: Green, clean manufacturing
Chapter 12: Ownership, safety, and new legal frontiers
Chapter 13: Designing the future
Chapter 14: The next episode of 3D printing

Book Details

  • Title: Fabricated: The New World of 3D Printing
  • Author: ,
  • Length: 280 pages
  • Edition: 1
  • Language: English
  • Publisher:
  • Publication Date: 2013-02-11
  • ISBN-10: 1118350634
  • ISBN-13: 9781118350638