UMaine Sets New 3-D Printer Record by Printing a Boat
That's right: a 25-foot 5,000-pound boat.
AP reports that University of Maine staff have confirmed Guinness World Records has already confirmed that this is not only the world's largest 3D-printed boat but also the largest 3D-printed object and largest prototype polymer 3D printer.
The actual printing was done on the University of Maine's Orono campus in the Advanced Structures & Composite Center. Also participation in this project is Oak Ridge Laboratory in Tennessee who is hoping to monetize the project by helping companies innovate more quickly with 3D printed prototypes. Researchers see this as just the beginning of ways for companies to use this new type of 3D printing.
The unveiling is below. Congratulations to all involved. Well done!