A truly portable 3D printer, no electricity required

A truly portable 3D printer, no electricity required

View Larger Image Leicester University students have produced a portable, battery operated 3D printer. Portable 3D printers are nothing new and there are a number on the open market, but taking the power supply away could make a huge difference. If a printer can operate without mains power, then that means it can work in the most remote environments in the world. It’s not a huge technical breakthrough, but we do like their thinking. A new dawn for the world’s poorest people? A printer like this could literally change the lives of people in some of the furthest flung […]

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