Robert Downey Jr. Delivers 3D-Printed Iron Man Prosthetic to Little Boy!

By: | March 15th, 2015

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Thanks to Limbitless Solutions and Robert Downey Jr., a 7-year-old boy named Alex recently received a 3D-printed Iron Man prosthetic arm.

Albert Manero, a doctoral student in mechanical engineering and a Fulbright scholar from the University of Central Florida, heads Limbitless Solutions, which uses 3D-printing to develop free prosthetics for children.

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Limbitless Solutions

Amazingly, Alex’s arm needed just $350 for materials, compared to conventional electronic prosthetic arms that can cost upwards of $10,000.

Marshall Smith

Technology, engineering, and design enthusiast.

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