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Learn how SLA Printers first emerged

I don’t know about you, but I am really curious about how SLA printers first came about. Did some scientist say hey I need a 3d prototype of something and he built one? What’s the story? Lets discuss!

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I answered part of my question - looks like 3D printing started with this guy…https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chuck_Hull

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I like how he was at work making coatings for tables when he had the idea. Shows how inspiration can come from anywhere.

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Josh Pinkley I was thinking the same thing. Pretty inspiring right?

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It really is, I love finding stories like that. I’m glad you brought up the subject I never would have thought of researching it otherwise.

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Chuck Hull found the 3D printer first and started a company 3D systems.
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https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/3D_Systems

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I thought it was interesting about the French team that filed a patent for stereolithography 3 weeks before Chuck Hull & ended up abandoning it. Good example of why you should never give up.

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