The ARC Centre of Excellence for Electromaterials Science (ACES) is working to push the boundaries of the possible with 3D printing technologies to forge innovative new medical solutions, jewellery, even original and facsimile musical instruments as part of it’s mission. The University of Wollongong’s Global Challenges Program has called on the ARC Centre to 3D print a block-flute from polymers that both duplicate the timbre of its concert equivalent and produce new micro-tonal musical scales with the instrument.
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Amazing 3D Printed ‚Stradivarius‘ Violin – demo by Simon Hewitt Jones
As seen in ‚The Economist‘ – an incredible instrument printed by an ‚object printer‘. Made by German company EOS (www.eos.info) as a prototype of 3D Printing technology.
Violinist Simon Hewitt Jones demos the ‚3D Printed Violin‘ at the WIRED 2011. Recorded on an iPad