What is in a name?

Who, exactly, was Prometheus? 

From Wikipedia, "In Greek mythology, Prometheus is a Titan, culture hero, and trickster figure who is credited with the creation of humanity from clay, and who defies the gods by stealing fire and giving it to humanity as civilization"

Here at Prometheus Printing, instead of bringing fire to humanity we are here to bring 3D printing and all of the possibilities the technology entails. Many people have heard about 3D printing technology, ranging from applications like making prosthetics to printing entire rocket engines. However, most people still think that 3D printing requires machines that cost thousands of dollars, placing the technology solidly out of the reach of the average consumer. While this was true a few years ago, it is no longer the case.

A number of 3D printers for consumers are now available, with some printers as low as $200 for the Ender 3. Now it is possible for anyone to acquire a 3d printer and begin producing their own prints, with thousands of models available online at websites like Thingiverse.com or MyMiniFactory.com. 

At Prometheus Printing, we do more than sell cool stuff. We advocate for parents to buy 3D printers for their children, so that they may learn many lessons working with the machines as they grow. Kids learn troubleshooting, problem-solving, perseverance, time management, and acquire technical skills. 3D printing has come a long way in the past few years, and the technology will only become more practical as time goes on. Science has shown us that children are the smartest humans from the perspective of neuroplasticity, that is that their brains are more adaptable and able to adjust to changes in the world. This means that giving children an opportunity to utilize and learn about 3D printing gives them a position to build upon this knowledge and expertise as they grow and develop.

TLDR; 3D printing is cool, and makes cool stuff. You should buy some of my things, but more importantly, you should get a 3D printer for yourself and your children. 

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