Home Forums Speakers Corner 3D Printer's & the Tensile Strength of their creations? Tech Helproom | Windows Help | Apple Help | Digital Home & Smartphones Help | Consumer Rights Advice | Games | Speakers Corner | Beta Testing Forum Rules | Contact Forum Editor | Report a Post << Prev… Pages 1 2 3D Printer's & the Tensile Strength of their creations? wee eddie 21:54 07 Jan 2015 Locked Answered There has been a huge amount of publicity surrounding the Spanner made on the Space Station and, in the past, horror stories of printed Pistols. My question is this: Does the material from which these things are made have the tensile strength for the creations to fulfil their designed purpose? BillSers 05:27 14 Jan 2015 I hadn't realised but strips of bamboo have a greater TS than carbon fibre. Once the badies find that out... Quickbeam 08:37 14 Jan 2015 I seem to remember reading that spider silk was the inspiration to develop Kevlar. carver 10:44 16 Jan 2015 Answer Take a look here at some of the materials used in 3d printing Belatucadrus 11:07 20 Jan 2015 Variation on a theme, printed housing. Click Here Quickbeam 11:55 20 Jan 2015 Think I'll print me a palace this afternoon... << Prev… Pages 1 2 This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.