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3D Printing - but different

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by RicInOR, Mar 18, 2015.

  1. RicInOR

    RicInOR Washington County Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    http://www.popularmechanics.com/technology/a14586/carbon3d-3d-printer-resin/

    A friend had a crown procedure yesterday - all in one day. Mine last year, got the tooth ready, got a temporary, and week later the permanent. Sort of the opposite of 3d printing in her dentists office. Computer controlled CNC from her scan.

    That's pretty cool.

    But "growing" objects, especially complex objects, quickly is very cool.
     
  2. Oregonhunter5

    Oregonhunter5 2C IDAHO Well-Known Member

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    This is the world I work in. It's fast. Cool. Labs still make a better product by far. But labs will be losing a lot of buisness in the near future, when this technology improves.
    In the orthodontist world, brackets and wires are losing a lot of ground to Invisalign.
    The world is changing in a feveriuos pace.
     
  3. Stomper

    Stomper Oceania Rising White Is The New Brown Silver Supporter

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    "Feverious".... I just learnt a new WERD today... HOT DAM!! :D
     
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  4. Oregonhunter5

    Oregonhunter5 2C IDAHO Well-Known Member

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    If spell check ain't underlining, I'm launching the email or text or nwfa replys.
    But while we are grading, what's a Hot "Dam"?
     
  5. Stomper

    Stomper Oceania Rising White Is The New Brown Silver Supporter

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    No grading, it actually shows up on Google, so it's a real word. "Hot dam"- a quaint expression often used when someone is pleasantly overly excited.

    I was getting bored and thought I knew everything, then HOT DAM I see a new word to add to my vocabulary. :D
     
  6. IronMonster

    IronMonster Washington Opinionated Member Diamond Supporter

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    Far superior to the cold damn which is just silly
     
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  7. Stomper

    Stomper Oceania Rising White Is The New Brown Silver Supporter

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    Cold dam is as appetizing as cold day old french fries you find between the driver's seat and the center console in your car. (hey, I was hungry!) o_O
     
  8. g3169

    g3169 McMinnville New Member

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    Wanna see some odd definitions look in urban dictionary its shocking to say the least:s0102: