3D Printing Part of a Brave New World

‘Brave New World’ is a 5 part series currently running on Channel 4 and presented by celebrated physicist Professor Stephen Hawkins. It explores how exciting new developments in the scientific world are transforming our everyday lives.

Each week a collection of some of the Worlds most respected scientific minds present the most radical and exciting scientific breakthroughs and technological advances. This week was the turn of additive layer manufacturing and 3D printing.

Designer Max Lamb explores the huge advantages 3D printing offers to engineers and designers to simply the prototyping process and create stronger, lighter and more material efficient objects. Lamb also hints at the exciting future of 3D Printing from producing entire commercial airliner wings in one print, to a rapid prototyping shop on every street corner.

Brave New World is available for catch-up on 4oD

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