Bond’s 3D-Printed Aston Martin Makes ‘Skyfall’ Debut

James Bond's Aston Martin

James Bond's Aston Martin

James Bond isn’t the most careful with his cars. So how did Skyfall filmmakers ensure the safety of the original (and rare) 1960 Aston Martin DB 5 that appeared in the very first Bond film? Three-dimensional printing company Voxeljet created three printed replicas to keep the original one out of harm’s way. To make the replicas as close to the original as possible, they printed plastic parts using the highly advanced VX4000 3D printer for large format printing. After printing 18 parts, they then put them together them the same way a real car would be assembled. Read the full story at Mashable.

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Shelly Palmer

Shelly Palmer is Managing Director, Digital Media Group at Landmark Ventures/ShellyPalmer a technology focused Investment Banking & Advisory practice specializing in M&A, Financings, Strategic Partnerships and Innovation Access. He is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert and well known for his work on Fox Television's Shelly Palmer Digital Living as well as his daily radio report on United Stations Radio Networks. For more information, visit shellypalmer.com.

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