Metal Fabric Printed as One Piece

May 07, 2017 12:07 AM
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3D printing with metals is rapidly changing the way parts are being manufactured because it is now possible to create continuous complex shapes. Where once parts had to be welded to close the gaps, they can now be made as one solid piece. NASA's scientists say they can now print flexible material made of intertwined metal rings. VOA's George Putic reports.