Tuesday, November 13, 2012

3D Printer Sunglasses by Mykita

"The next time someone asks where you got your glasses from, wouldn’t it be fun to say, 'From the presses of a 3D printer'? High-end eyewear designer Mykita is now offering you that very opportunity with its new line of glasses called 'Mylon' created using a 3D printer," reports Geek.com. "The process used to manufacture the glasses is called Selective Laser Sintering (SRS). In layman’s terms this is just another form of 3D printing, but it is more sophisticated than the cheap plastic-manipulating machines that get most of our attention. SRS allows the use of many different types of materials, from nylon to steel, and it uses a laser beam for the extrusion part of the manufacturing process." Read more.

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