…and how this is really about using wood to replace metal
If you’re shopping for a 3D printer, a key consideration is bed size; what’s the largest object you’d realistically need to print?
For the University of Maine’s Advanced Structures and Composites Center, size limitations aren’t so much of an issue. That’s because they’ve got a gantry-style 3D printer that can spit out pieces that are 22×100.
Twenty-two by 100 feet. And ten feet tall.