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Old 09-06-2017, 07:35 AM   #10
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Default Re: How hard is it to acquire raw materials for 3D printing?

Originally Posted by Phil Masters View Post
As TS doesn't have transmutation of elements, though, there will still be limitations.
Of course. I'm pretty sure that in the era when minifactoring is displacing traditional production of goods due to being in multiple ways better, the chemicals used in goods will differ from modernity, with more focus on those that are easier to find.

Originally Posted by Phil Masters View Post
Also, one day, the fiddly issue of the level of resolution of standard 3D printers at any given TL will have to be put on the table.
Well, THS printers seem to be good enough to print computers of its era, which means that the resolution level so good that it isn't gonna limit people in most circumstances (TS69).
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