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Metal Sintering – Making 3D Printed Guns A Reality

Friday, November 8th, 2013

Recoil magazine offers a great follow up to our recent story “3D Printing? Is The Genie Out Of The Bottle?“.

Meanwhile, from a laser sintering 3D printer in Texas…

Solid Concepts has manufactured what they are referring to as the “world’s first 3D Printed Metal Gun.” The weak point with previous 3D printed pistols has been the parts such as the barrel that are traditionally made of metal. But with the laser sintering process these can be fabricated from metal. With this model, the grip is an SLS (Selective Laser Sintered) carbon-fiber filled nylon hand grip.

Read more: http://www.recoilweb.com/just-printed-solid-concepts-3d-printed-metal-1911-35037.html#ixzz2k5gyr5Es

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There’s a whole new crowd over at Recoil and they are doing a great job. Check out their story at www.recoilweb.com/just-printed-solid-concepts-3d-printed-metal-1911