Move over Michelangelo – 3D Printing with Marble

Move over Michelangelo – 3D Printing with Marble
For millennia marble has been one of the most impressive materials for building and sculpture. However, marble quarrying wastes material and creates plumes of calcium carbonate dust.  Unfortunately, this dust represents a major environmental and public health risk.
 
In an effort to eliminate the negative effects of marble dust, engineers created MarbleEcoDesign.  This company has found a way to bind collected marble dust with a photo-reactive polymer creating a 3D printable marble material.
 
Read more at ENGINEERING.com
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