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/* Polymer recycling codes for distributed manufacturing with 3-D printers Hunt, Emily J., Chenlong Zhang, Nick Anzalone, and Joshua M. Pearce. "Polymer recycling codes for distributed manufacturing with 3-D printers." Resources, Conservation and Recy...
*Open source 3-D printing can solve problems above by using appropriate materials and designing product by customer themselves.
*advantages: reduce costs and environmental impact and design by themselves.
 
===[http://www.librelloph.com/organicfarming/article/view/of-1.1.19/html Applications of Open Source 3-D Printing on Small Farms] <ref> Pearce, Joshua M. "Applications of open source 3-D printing on small farms." Organic Farming 1, no. 1 (2015): 19-35. </ref>===
'''Abstract'''
There is growing evidence that low-cost open-source 3-D printers can reduce costs by enablingdistributed manufacturing of substitutes for both specialty equipment and conventional mass-manufacturedproducts. The rate of 3-D printable designs under open licenses is growing exponentially and there arealready hundreds of designs applicable to small-scale organic farming. It has also been hypothesized thatthis technology could assist sustainable development in rural communities that rely on small-scale organicagriculture. To gauge the present utility of open-source 3-D printers in this organic farm context both inthe developed and developing world, this paper reviews the current open-source designs available andevaluates the ability of low-cost 3-D printers to be effective at reducing the economic costs of farming.This study limits the evaluation of open-source 3-D printers to only the most-developed fused filament fab-rication of the bioplastic polylactic acid (PLA). PLA is a strong biodegradable and recyclable thermoplasticappropriate for a range of representative products, which are grouped into five categories of prints: handtools, food processing, animal management, water management and hydroponics. The advantages andshortcomings of applying 3-D printing to each technology are evaluated. The results show a generalizabletechnical viability and economic benefit to adopting open-source 3-D printing for any of the technologies,although the individual economic impact is highly dependent on needs and frequency of use on a specificfarm. Capital costs of a 3-D printer may be saved from on-farm printing of a single advanced analyticalinstrument in a day or replacing hundreds of inexpensive products over a year. In order for the full potentialof open-source 3-D printing to be realized to assist organic farm economic resiliency and self-sufficiency,future work is outlined in five core areas: designs of 3-D printable objects, 3-D printing materials, 3-Dprinters, software and 3-D printable repositories.
::*test several printable tools for farm using: hand tools, food processing, animal management, water management, hydroponic.
::*application of 3-D printing on small farm is viable because of technical viability and economic benefit.
::*future work: designs of 3-D printable objects, 3-D printing materials, 3-D printers, software and 3-D printable repositories.
 
===[http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0921344915000269 Polymer recycling codes for distributed manufacturing with 3-D printers] <ref> Hunt, Emily J., Chenlong Zhang, Nick Anzalone, and Joshua M. Pearce. "Polymer recycling codes for distributed manufacturing with 3-D printers." Resources, Conservation and Recycling 97 (2015): 24-30. </ref>===
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