How to make money with a 3D printer: a conversation with Professor Joshua Pearce

How to make money with a 3D printer: a conversation with Professor Joshua Pearce

According to a study at Michigan Technological University, a RepRap 3D printer pays for itself within the first 5 years after purchase. 3D Printing Industry asked one of the academics behind the research a few questions. The average consumer can also make up to 1000% return of investment with a 3D printer by using it to print household goods instead of buying them outright. Joshua Pearce, Michigan Tech associate professor and co-author of the research, believes the results show that “ 3-D printers are finally ready for the mass market of every day consumers.” This area is one of […]

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