Thursday, June 27, 2013
Chart Pattern Projects This 3D Printing Stock Could Soar 55% by Year-End: SSYS, XONE, DDD
3D printers use special material to "print" physical, three-dimensional objects. Just as traditional printers use ink to create words on a page, 3D printers use tiny strips of plastic and other materials to build actual, hand-held objects.
Manufacturers like Ford (NYSE: F) and General Electric (NYSE: GE) already use 3D printing technology to recreate engine parts. Scientists presently use the printers to model body parts. Even NASA plans to ship a 3D printer into space so astronauts can print replacement space parts in orbit.
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