26 Apr '16, 3pm

What Happens When You Link 3D Printing & the Internet?

The industrial fringe of Greenville, South Carolina, isn’t the most obvious place to go looking for a glimpse of things to come. But tucked behind railroad tracks and boxy factories you’ll find GE Power’s new Advanced Manufacturing Works, which officially opened Friday. It’s changing how humans make things. Larger than two football fields and emblazoned with a giant GE monogram, the facility is like a massive toolbox from the future. It holds a sleek “microjet ” cutter that sends laser beams through thin streams of water and cuts shapes into the hardest metals that are so precise they look almost alien. View more: Photos of the Day: Inside GE's Brainy Factory of the Future There are rows of industrial-grade 3D printers and ovens with argon atmospheres that cure parts made from light and heat resistant supermaterial called ceramic matrix composites (CMCs) . Elsewhere, a rob...

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