06:09 pm
21 February 2019

European church using 3D printing to prevent theft of rare and precious cultural relics

European church using 3D printing to prevent theft of rare and precious cultural relics

Recently, in case you have many centuries – old heritage is lost, damaged, or because of the time factors of aging, a small church in Luxembourg are turning to 3D scanning and 3D printing technologies.It is understood that the Church had three very valuable ancient wooden statue.It is unique and irreplaceable. In order to protect these treasures from any damage, local replica of the Church decided to make some realistic for them to be used for display, and you can save the original.In that case, even if copies are lost or damaged, or there will be no great loss, as the originals are still in, the Church can make some copies out again.49

3D printing technology is becoming prevailing in our daily life, the typical representative is the cheap 3D pens. Many people experience the miracle of 3D printing technology through it. Now, this technique is applied in more fields.50
You may be hard to imagine, in an atmosphere filled with religious artifacts, works of art appear in the church, or loss of the decoration. But it is a pity that this is not a new idea.As a public place, since the church often people come and go, it is difficult to control in Europe, the church staff often find their church is lost or damaged.If you are a new church, this is not a major problem. But in Europe there are many churches are often more than hundreds of years old, so many small objects often shown in them old, can be called heritage, a very high value, something like this loss, tend to make people very much deplore.