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Solid Concepts has manufactured the World’s First 3D Printed Metal Gun

3D-Printed Metal Gun

Solid Concepts has manufactured the world’s first 3D Printed Metal Gun using a laser sintering process and powdered metals. The gun functions beautifully and has already handled 50 rounds of successful firing. It is composed of 33 17-4 Stainless Steel and Inconel 625 components, and decked with a Selective Laser Sintered (SLS) carbon-fiber filled nylon hand grip. The successful production ... Read More »

3D printer gun parts found in Manchester

3d printed gun components

Greater Manchester Police uncovered some 3d printed components, which a plastic magazine and trigger, could be fitted together to make a firearm and a 3D printer in Wythenshawe on Thursday. One senior officer claimed organised crime gangs are acquiring technology to make guns ‘in the privacy of their own home’ and “forensic experts were assessing whether the parts could make a genuine gun” Greater Manchester Police reported. ... Read More »

3D printing creates hopes and fears

There is a great video that explains the pros and cons of 3d printing technology (from swissinfo) in summary.         Read More »