Aurora aims to help remote communities
The Guardian newspaper has recently looked at how 3D printers, like our very own S-titanium Pro, could help revolutionise remote communities in conjunction with the National Broadband Network. Dr. Tim Sercombe, Head of Mechanical and Chemical Engineering at UWA (University of Western Australia), described our printers as being “orders of magnitude cheaper than conventional 3D printers” that would “bring the possibility of access to communities where the technology is currently too expensive to contemplate.”
Functions he highlights as being of great importance include the ability to create critical parts on demand for the agricultural sector, where parts are known to break on a regular basis and often have long lead times leading to adverse impacts to productivity, efficiency and quality of life.
Full article here – ‘3D printing and how it can revolutionise Australia’s remote communities’