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3D printing helps make drones faster

3D printing has been described as the "future of manufacturing" and is increasingly being used to make everything from film props to food.

The technology is also being used to make unmanned aerial vehicles as the parts can be designed quicker and made lighter than with traditional manufacturing techniques.

BBC Click spoke to designer Joost Hezemans about how the process is being used to increase the manoeuvrability and flying time of drones.

Watch more clips on the Click website. If you are in the UK you can watch the whole programme on BBC iPlayer.

  • 29 Sep 2014
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