Catch Me If You Can: Auto Parts In The Era Of 3D Printing

Law360, New York (May 16, 2014, 7:52 PM EDT) -- Car-lovers watched in horror as explosions destroyed a 1960 Aston Martin DB 5 in the 2012 James Bond movie Skyfall. The explosions were real. So was the car. But the producers did not destroy a priceless Aston Martin; they blew up a 3D-printed replica.[1]

The movie-makers created a 1/3 size replica using a 3D printer, which creates real-world objects to exacting specifications — down to the millimeter. The printers perform a type of additive manufacturing, creating objects by adding hundreds or even thousands of layers of material, one on top of the next. By using 3D printers, the makers of Skyfall...

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