DIY Anatomy Enters New Territory With 3D Printed Bones
Rapid prototyping has no bones about bringing biology into the age of digital duplicability.
3D Printing has already made significant forays into cyborg territory with experiments into 3D printing human tissue and collaborations with rapid prototyping open – source prosthetics.
The Open 3DP team have made an exciting addition to the 3D – printed posthuman with their ability to 3D print in bone:
The bone mixture consists of Powdered Bone Meal, Powdered Sugar, MaltoDextrin and urea formaldehyde resin is used as a binder.
The resin lends the end product a great deal of strength while amazingly all the other ingredients for the rapid prototyped bones were easily sourced from a local health food store.