3D printing reaches tipping point

By Larissa Ham

Once cost-prohibitive, 3D printing is now affordable and becoming mainstream.

King Kong

He’s now a mammoth, six-metre-high gorilla pounding the boards at Melbourne’s Regent Theatre, but the latest version of King Kong had his features fine-tuned inside a small 3D printer.

“There was a lot of debate about how he was going to look – not only his body but his face as well,” says Domenic Di Giorgio, head of digital design at The Creature Technology Company.

“He had to convey so much emotion during the performance.”

Dentacast’s David Schwab says 3D printing is revolutionary.

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