Produced by Sygnis SA, the lifesaving 1:1 model of the new-born’s skull followed an urgent request for help from surgeons at the Upper Silesian Centre of Child Health and doctors at the e-Nable Polska Foundation.
So far the initiative has resulted in the production of 3D protective elbow and knee pads, tourniquets, eye washers, periscopes, shooting covers, and even drones at a rate of 50 per week.
A video of the arm at work shows it being able to lift a 7kg dumb-bell and acting like a real human arm, wiggling its fingers and clasping the weight.
The art pieces include an amber craftsman’s house, the first art piece in the world manufactured in a 1:6 scale with figures and elements of the interior entirely 3D printed.
Created by an artist only known as Noriaki, the figures made using a combination of 3D printing and resin-casting have rapidly gone viral.
After discovering the man’s remains in the lost village of Dzwonowo, working from just the man’s skull anthropologists painstakingly reconstructed his face.
The revolutionary drone could be used to secretly monitor criminals.
The cutting-edge device, which can be used for full-colour printing using multiple materials, can be used to create sophisticated models used in dentistry, such as an anatomical model of a human head.
With a single mask taking 2.5 hours to print, Zielona Góra couple Łukasz Więcek and his wife Justyna have already printed over 150 of them and are now aiming at over 1,000.
The breakthrough could reduce production costs for anything using precious metals.