Close
Bonneville Phoenix Network
 KTAR News
 Arizona Sports
92.3 FM KTAR
Menu
Social
Latest News

3D-printable gunmaker licensed to manufacture and sell in U.S.

An online sharing community for 3D-printed firearm designs has been granted a U.S federal firearm license to manufacture and sell 3D-printed guns.

According to the Financial Post, Defense Distributed founder Cody Wilson was granted the license Saturday.

Mr. Wilson still requires something referred to as Class 2 Special Occupational Taxpayer (SOT) designation to manufacture parts for a wider range of firearms, including fully-automatic rifles.

3D printers have the ability to cheaply and quickly manufacture plastic objects, which include automatic and semi-automatic guns.

Defense Distributed's plastic gun parts are typically printed on more expensive professional printers.

CenturyLink Give-A-Thon for PCH Give-A-Thon for PCH

World Class Arizona

  • Dignity Health World Class People. World Class Company. Excellent care, delivered with compassion, for all in need.

Voice For A Better Arizona

About the Author


KTAR.com is the online home of KTAR News on 92.3 FM, the Voice of Arizona. We're your source for breaking news, traffic, weather and the stories that matter to you.

Comments

comments powered by Disqus
Latest News