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Old 06-11-2017, 06:34 PM   #106 (permalink)
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I highly doubt additive manufacturing will "eat my lunch".
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Though interesting, that video is hardly a "climate model".
Atomic diffusion printing allows differing alloys in different areas of the same part. To sub-micron scale. A big part of it is the ability to include voids to reduce weight and materials without loss of strength.

The video is the tip of an iceberg; I'll refer you to Permalink #81 and #86.

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I was kidding about Helium3. I'm skeptical of fusion power schemes; they are all premised on the Sun being driven by a fusion reaction. And that's wrong.