India recently celebrated the opening of its first-ever 3D printed post office. The post office was completed in just 43 days—two days ahead of schedule—and is being heralded as a showcase of the efficiency and potential of 3D printing technology. To build the post office, a robotic 3D printer methodically placed layers of specialized concrete, resulting in a cohesive structure with no vertical joints. Unleashing 3D printing potential3D printing remains quite popular among the DIY community and tech enthusiasts, but its use cases go far beyond printing toys, cases and stands. For the former, 3D printing technology has already been used to build school buildings and churches.
Source: The Nation August 31, 2023 04:58 UTC