Capital District Printathalon

makerbot printerThe first Capital District Printathalon is lined up for this weekend at the NanoCollege campus in Albany. Printatha-what?

The Printathalon bills itself as a "premiere 3D printing showcase." So the events are centered around the growing field, in which actual physical objects are essentially "printed" from digital plans. An example: Last year a 3D printer on the International Space Station printed a wrench based on design that had been uploaded from Earth.

The schedule for the Capital District Printathalon includes demonstrations, talks, and a "24 Hour 3D Printing Challenge" in which teams will compete. The event is free for kids 18 and under. And for adults, tickets are $10 for the whole weekend.

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