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now let’s see a 3d mini!

Researchers at the University of Maine unveiled the world’s largest 3D-printer on Thursday and set 3 Guinness World Records: for the largest printer, the largest solid 3D-printed object and the largest 3D-printed boat. The boat, called the 3Dirigo, is 25 feet long and weighs 5,000 pounds.

The boat, called the 3Dirigo, is 25-feet long and weighs 5000 pounds.Habid Dagher, the executive director of UMaine’s Advanced Structures and Composites Center, says the 3Dirigo dwarfs the next largest printed part.

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