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3D printing: Showstoppers of RAPID 2015 (Airwolf 3D)

Sandy, the Materials Girl, modeled a 3D-printed dress and shoes, handbag, lipstick case, earrings, phone case and sunglasses at this week's RAPID 2015 show in Long Beach, CA. Materials include polycarbonate/nylon, copper/stainless-steel fill, and ABS/TPU/TPE (the dress and wristlet purse).The display was presented by 3D printer maker Airwolf 3D.

Clare Goldsberry

May 21, 2015

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3D printing: Showstoppers of RAPID 2015 (Airwolf 3D)

Sandy, the Materials Girl, modeled a 3D-printed dress and shoes, handbag, lipstick case, earrings, phone case and sunglasses at this week's RAPID 2015 show in Long Beach, CA. Materials include polycarbonate/nylon, copper/stainless-steel fill, and ABS/TPU/TPE (the dress and wristlet purse).

The display was presented by 3D printer maker Airwolf 3D.

It was not all fun and games at RAPID 2015, however. Thieves stole almost everything from the Linear Mold & Engineering booth the night before the show opened. The two things they didn't take has led some to speculate that the motivation was personal. Read all about it by clicking on the arrow under the image.

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About the Author(s)

Clare Goldsberry

Until she retired in September 2021, Clare Goldsberry reported on the plastics industry for more than 30 years. In addition to the 10,000+ articles she has written, by her own estimation, she is the author of several books, including The Business of Injection Molding: How to succeed as a custom molder and Purchasing Injection Molds: A buyers guide. Goldsberry is a member of the Plastics Pioneers Association. She reflected on her long career in "Time to Say Good-Bye."

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