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MIT Research News

November 30, 2017

Fast fabrication

New design may open new opportunities for 3-D-printing technology.

Jennifer Chu | MIT News Office

MIT engineers have developed a new desktop 3-D printer that performs up to 10 times faster than existing commercial counterparts. Whereas the most common printers may fabricate a few Lego-sized bricks in one hour, the new design can print similarly sized objects in just a few minutes.