Sure, you can create a lot of shapes with 3D printing. But why not pick something easy to recognize?
Our sister paper Rubber & Plastics News has a story on how Structur3D, a Kitchener, Ontario, company, used Olaf, a character from the animated movie Frozen, to show how materials such as silicone and polyurethane can be shaped in a 3D printer.
"I do a lot of development and testing and I get bored of making just a gasket," Andres Finkle, the co-founder and chief technology officer of Structur3D, said. "I try to think outside the box and ask, 'What are some interesting ideas?'"
Olaf is just a very small part of the story. Click through for more.