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tv   Shift - Living in the Digital Age  Deutsche Welle  February 17, 2019 1:15am-1:31am CET

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the story. i'm working on is women especially in victims of violence. take part and send us your story you are trying in all ways to understand this new culture. slowly are not of a little or nothing yet you want to become sitting. in for migrants your platform for reliable information. these custom made shift headphones created using a three d. printer and you could win this cool cans but more on that later isn't it incredible what you can make with three d. printed these days guns for example and even adi fishel human organs the potentials of three d. printing today on ship. three
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d. printers can produce amazing stuff replacement beaks for eagles platform shoes and even delicious looking pies and now high and three d. printers even use rays of light but more on that later in the show basically all three d. printers maillot and shapes source material into a desired three dimensional form the material dries and your doc and the good news is three d. printers for home use reasonably priced as well. the three d. printer industry is booming according to industry experts voice six years ago companies in this sector generated two point seven billion euros in twenty fifteen they made four point four billion euros and last year a staggering eight point one billion now experts expect the sector to make an eye watering twenty billion euros in twenty twenty. to help protect the region's
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gorgeous corals from climate change the moment deaves have installed three d. printed artificial reefs. and the fashion industry is also making use of the technology creating shoes and accessories from scratch even major fashion brands are onboard sylvia is a pioneer in this field experimenting with various colorful synthetic resins she says anyone can use three d. printers as long as they select and use the input materials properly. and even the tenderness on how you use refine and combine different materials. into something called. three d. printing company materialized for example has found a way to recycle plastic waste and turn it into glasses frames which by the way.
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also want to make sure that. again so. some glass for a new pair. of. glasses from. three d. printing tech is revolutionizing the health care sector as well. for instance produces tailor made prosthetic arms that fit perfectly he was never quite satisfied with the other manufacturers artificial members. and who knows maybe more of us will be living in three d. houses the first three d. printed buildings have already gone up in france and denmark as well as in texas where these icon homes are quick to build and cost only about ten thousand euros to make. mind blowing technology. this replica of the star was a robot was also made using a three d. printer but how does this technology actually work well there are many different
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printing methods and materials to choose from concrete and synthetic resin for example the three d. printer liquefies material and then print said layer through a special jet to do this the printer follows a digital construction plan sounds complicated it's not really. need to replace a chess piece or a screw no problem just fire up the three d. printer and make one a country d. printing method is fused deposition modeling for f t m as. this is the f t m method . printer works a bit like a hot glue gun. we've got the plastic on this call. leading into this feeder you know it's connected to this tube which leads down here . and down here we've got a printer head where the plastic is heated to two hundred twenty degrees celsius and then the printer deposits the material layer by layer creating
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a model of. syria or s.l. ang is another widespread three d. printing method. that's the s.l.a. printer uses a laser in a liquid plastic which reacts to u.v. light. down here we've got the laser which is directed upwards through this tank. belief that the synthetic resin then hardens. up here is the bill plated which the resin will then stick to. close the lid and off you go. you can download three d. printing blueprints. special software the more elaborate the software the possibilities of the step the blueprint is translated into machine code. using so-called machine slices software code can then be transferred to the printer using a. flash drive or count.
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the pros of f.d.m. methods are that printing materials and maintenance are cheap. you know if tyler plans are that surface textures can be rougher i must tell us all and what you print won't be as sturdy. so not as durable as items made with s.l.a. . are all tied to the advantages of s.l.a. printing are smoother surfaces and sturdy builds one of the disadvantage is that this technology is quite expensive in terms of materials and maintenance so while three d. printing may look simple it does require a fan of preparation. our custom made shift headphones for example well made on a three d. printer using one hundred forty million liters of synthetic resin the printing process took twelve hours and one of you lucky people could win them i'll just tell
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us what you think of our new show do you like the look how do you find our hosts and what about the topics let us know printing whatever you want sounds like the epidermis freedom but there's a dark side to this technology as well like blueprints for making your own firearms uploaded to the internet by the us gun lobby all you need to print a gun is a suitable three d. printer and seventy euros worth of aluminum powder so three d. printing is clearly a double edged sword stefan is an engineer and innovation expert in the is a lot about this topic. it's actually easier to buy a gun whether legally or illegally then to print one and i've often talked. about printing a firearm and i'll give you a plastic gun that can shoot a single bullet and which is as dangerous for the shooter as for the target isn't going all the. there are three d.
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printers for metal but these are very expensive and also don't produce dirty weapons but three d. printers do make it easier to read. individual parts and entire machines as well as create cheap knock off copies that could hurt manufacturers tremendously u.s. market research firm gartner projects that three d. printing piracy could cost companies up to ninety billion euro. three d. printing is used mainly in industry for example for making customised items such as artificial limbs three d. printing also makes producing prototypes easier cheaper and more sustainable and it's useful for the spare parts market as well. as repairing this technology is used to make a lot of spare parts carry out repairs and because parts needed in industry are difficult to come by and use lots of resources. at this point and so i think this
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technology will shape society because it helps industry become more sustainable. what if i took three d. printing as part of a d.i.y. and repair culture. and i think society will be receptive to and foster this culture of hot. but the german environment agency has warned that three d. printers use plastics that harm the environment and can emit toxic fumes during printing. some experts say the harmful side effects of three d. printing like poisonous emissions and more plastic really vanish over time and many tech pioneers believe that three d. printing could solve some of the world's most urgent problems making it a cleaner better place to live in although that needs three d. printers than the ones you would use in your living room the future have three d. printing may have been written at the university of california plan research has
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developed a way to make three d. printing one hundred times faster instead of layering liquid materials and methods . find the. base ultra precise method is still in its early stages but it's hoped it could be used in mass production someday. also based company celebrates his pushing the envelope of three d. printing head developing a method of printing by layering cells on top of each other through cell division the parent cell divides into daughter cells these are together and so forth the company has already managed to print many organs using this process. in the long term we want to establish something that helps keep people alive that's what motivates us five. three d. printing as a key spaceflight technology. rocket engines to be many factions. and today a german company isn't ready devising
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a friend for welding together ultra thin sheets of metal with three d. printers. agency. is looking into using three d. printing robots to build entire villages. also business even. mining or whatever to put them together on the same place and this is the more. astronomers hope that this technology could someday maybe even make mission possible. clever stuff future. things three d. printing has an additional advantage it brings people together in labs and helps to work with three d. printers and be creative as a team which is not only fun but also great for the environment. it's about creating things for yourself and. being sustainable and thinking about
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how to repair objects. and just imagine you're all. vacuum cleaner stops working because a small plastic screw has gone missing instead of buying a new cleanup or taking the old one to a repair shop i just download the necessary data print it out and repair the old clean them myself if necessary using a huge eupatorium wouldn't that be a great money saving idea using a three d. printer to repair things instead of throwing them away is a great way to boost sustainability but on the other hand product piracy and printing guns sounds pretty frightening so what do you make of three d. printing technology a futuristic idea potentials fret or just a gimmick tell us what you think on facebook or on d w dot com by glad you could join us and talk to see you again next week.
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made of coffee grounds pantyhose made of chocolate and a bicycle made of dandy. here on jimmy carter tonks in the spirit of sustainability . the idea behind the family bikes was to fuse along with cereal that grows back very quickly to make traffic sit through august the movies use to find eco crocs
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resourceful claims next on the top of. kickoff marks. christian pulis age from young gun to dortmund midfield engine. his upcoming transfer to chelsea shattered the record for a us player but what's the story behind the american born became meteoric rise. christian postage up close. to the w. once upon a time there was a young girl with a burning ambition. to become a conductor. it was
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a difficult. one she really did become world famous conductor thank god the love of. my stuff. starts to take. double. to such a sustainable role materials to use in industrial production and processing is intensifying. we can use this material to manufacture any number of different products saving a huge.


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