Ben Bernard, a computer specialist with the North Dakota State University architecture and landscape architecture department, holds a nut-and-bolt that took 20 to 30 minutes to print from a corn-based product, an example of the precision of 3 dimensional printing and the durability of the material (Forum News Service Photo by Mikkel Pates).
Printing the future of manufacturing
FARGO — Farmers and ranchers might someday be able to quickly fabricate parts and components for their machines using 3-D printers.
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