Aug 25, 2016

Lockheed Martin Submits Patent for 3D Printed Synthetic Diamond

Posted by in categories: 3D printing, biotech/medical

Check it out! Finally! Now get ready to mass produce synthetic diamonds for QC, medical tech, etc.

Every additive manufacturing (AM) system offers the potential for endless creativity. As designers learn to embrace the possibilities offered by digital design and AM, the number of applications for the technology increases. Everything has its limits, however, and for AM those limits are sometimes related to materials.

3D printing has already come a long way from the days when it was primarily a plastic process. You can find AM systems that print in wood, ceramics, metal and much, much more. According to a patent filed with the US Patent & Trademark Office, Lockheed Martin may be developing a method that will add synthetic diamond to that list.

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