Development and feasibility of applications for the RepRap 3-D printer

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This page is part of an international project to use RepRap 3-D printing to make OSAT for sustainable development. Learn more.

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This project is developing, designing and testing of customizable open source hardware applications for the RepRap 3D printer. The designs will be categorized here: OSAT 3D-Printable Designs

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Wohlers Report 2014: the entire global market for 3D printing, including all products and services had the highest compound annual growth rate (CAGR) in 17 years — 34.9% — compared with an average of 27% over the past 26 years and a CAGR for the past three years (2011–2013) of 32.3%. Wohlers Report 2014 values the industry at $3.07 billion last year.[1]

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