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Scottish rocketeers Orbex commission Europe's largest industrial 3D printer to crank out 35 engines a year

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> Sure, as soon as the fucking patents expire, just like with filament-deposition and stereolithography printers. We only have to wait, what... 18 years?

But patents are there to ensure inventors get just reward for their ingenuity. How on earth are they supposed to make money if they sell hundreds of thousands of metal printers to schools, technical colleges, small engineering workshops and home enthusiasts across the world?

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