3D bio printed human skin is going to replace animal experiments. This is one of the markets for a Swedish 3D-printer startup that uses ink with living cells. In March the company Cellink stepped in to this year’s 33 list, a list consisting of Sweden’s youngest and hottest technology companies that have chance to become a global giant.
Everything from small dental care details to components for aircraft is today manufactured with the so-called 3D printing. The method is gaining ground worldwide.
Following article is a rough translation of a Spanish blog where it describes how they 3D printed a skyscraper, namely Scandinavia’s tallest building, the Turning Torso skyscraper based in Sweden, Malmo city.
In this new installment in Slicing (for 3d printing), we will today talk about a print (or “project” as we called this building), inspired by the work of Calatrava´s Turning Torso which we printed from a machine from impresoras3d.com.
In three dimensions we are already today printing implants, aircraft parts, and in some cases even clothes and food. More and more areas are moving towards this technology. Researchers also believes that it will soon be possible to print fully functioning body parts with the same method.