3D Printing – The New Pirate Of The Sea

Testing the waters was not a big stick for the 3d printing technology as it is already in the armory of space & aviation industry.

Thermwood’s large scale additive manufacturing (LSAM) system successfully manufactured the hull of a fiber glass motor boat with materials & design collaboration from other stake holders.
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The hull was 3d printed in 6 sections, were put together & machined, making the whole process faster from traditional methods.
Thermwood, large scale additive manufacturing, Electrafil ABS, Waampeller, 3d printing technology
As usual the partners were able to reduce the manufacturing cost drastically due to the introduction of 3d printing in the manufacturing process. And yes it sailed & sailed.

Video Courtesy: Thermwood Corporation

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