Roboticists are turning towards 3D printers for their prototyping needs. But are 3D printers ready for large-scale robot production?
By Emmet Cole
February 15, 2012
“I would urge robotics companies to take a look at 3D printing and run some tests, build some test parts, and evaluate the results. This is a very moving target and it’s changing quickly. It’s something that robotics companies need to monitor and watch closely, because if they don’t, their competitors certainly will and they will be at a competitive disadvantage,” says Wohlers.
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