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Gears, chains, dinosaur skulls: 3D-printed stuff made by HP Multi Jet Fusion (photos)

Dinosaur skulls, sculptures and more: if you're curious about what HP's upcoming 3D printer can do, take a look.

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HP's Multi Jet Fusion 3D printing technology won't arrive until next year at the very earliest, but a few sample printed products were displayed at a New York event. This dinosaur skull was pretty awesome.

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Multi-jet fusion uses fused nylon as its printing material. In the future, HP is open to using other materials. Cute elephants.

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Parts can be printed: seen here, an actual part for a 3D printer. Printers printing themselves.

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Multiple colors can be printed at once. This is a nested set of gears that spin in a hypnotizing way.

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A nautilus shell? A gear? Maybe both.

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Multi-jet fusion can print quickly, and with fine detail: down to 20 microns. This is a cute sleigh.

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One more look at that dinosaur skull.

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A 3D-printed nylon chain.

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Several gears side by side.

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An artist's 3D-printed sculpture, with impressive detail.

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Folded star.

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Mysterious pottery.

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Moving parts can be printed: this center iris can be opened and shut by moving the outer edges.

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