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March 18th, 2005

RepRap: Machines building machine parts

Abstract:
The idea is simple: use a rapid prototyping machine to build duplicate machines, driving down the cost, and making rapid prototyping widely available.

Using manufaturing systems to produce more manufacturing systems is a major goal of molecular manufacturing, the advanced form of nanotechnology. But a group at Bath University is working toward that goal today, and they are not even using nanotechnology.

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