Others lost their upper limbs from infection after cuts suffered during the. Many of those amputees suffered their injuries in a split second as victims of airborne bombing shelling or the multiple other explosives deployed in the four year civil war. In a miracle of modern technology 3d printing is being deployed to replace missing hands lost by refugees who escaped the conflict in syria.
The first 3d printer was released in 1987 by chuck hull of 3d systems and it was using the stereolithography process in the 90 s and 00 s other 3d printing technologies were released including fdm by stratasys and sls by 3d systems. Clarke was the first to describe the basic functions of a 3d printer back in 1964. The sci fi author arthur c.
A brief history of 3d printing. Automotive enthusiasts all over the world are using 3d printed parts to restore old cars. 3d printing has enabled on demand manufacturing which has lead to lower stock levels and has shortened design and production cycles.