U of T team’s DIY handgun tests the potential of 3D printing


By Amy Ratelle on Jul 3rd, 2013

THE GLOBE AND MAIL - "It’s a pistol that sounds like a criminal’s dream. Undetectable, untraceable by police and assembled in downtown Toronto, it’s a handgun with a single part that could set off a metal detector: its deadly .380 bullet. With law enforcement struggling to cut off the flow of smuggled firearms into Canada’s largest city, new technology is on the verge of making current policing approaches obsolete. In late May, a team of four at the University of Toronto set out to prove that they could build a working handgun with a 3-D printer..." Click here to read the full article.


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