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Recent 3D Printing Congress in Buenos Aires showcases industry potential

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Recent 3D Printing Congress in Buenos Aires showcases industry potential

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Written by: Carla Chinski

Contxto – For the past four years, the Argentine 3D Printing Congress has been active in Córdoba, Argentina. This year, however, the fifth annual event took place at the Metropolitan Center for Design in Buenos Aires from November 6 and 7.

On the agenda were digital inclusion and 3D tech entrepreneurship, in addition to workshops and several speeches. Topics ranged from 3D printing materials, their potential, not to mention prosthetics.

Emphasis on product development

With global companies such as Kodak developing filament for 3D printers, the event showcased some of the emerging technology. What sets the Argentine market apart is the nation’s emphasis on product development.

“In general and around the world, almost 70 percent of all 3D printing is used for prototyping,” said Demian Gawianski in an interview for 3D Print.

“However, this is not the case for Argentina, where industries are searching for ways to use the technology in manufacturing aids–like jigs, fixtures, platforms and tools (mainly in automotive). This means that they require more durable materials with high thermal and impact resistant qualities.”

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