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Interesting approach to increasing 3D print size.

Discussion in 'Concepts and Ideas' started by Rick 2.0, Mar 3, 2015.

  1. Rick 2.0

    Rick 2.0 OpenBuilds Team
    Staff Member Moderator Builder Resident Builder

    Dec 20, 2013
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    This just popped up on kickstarter. It uses a slightly modified Ultimaker mounted upside down on a vertical slide to increase Z axis length up to 3 meters.


    It may be a project worth supporting even if you don't have an Ultimaker as it is fairly certain someone (more likely a number of someones) here will be doing a V-slot based knockoff.

    The full story which can be found here provides a lot more detail including close-ups of the 30000 names embedded in wrinkles of the elephant's skin. There is also a short documentary video of the process that is well worth watching.
  2. Tweakie

    Tweakie OpenBuilds Team

    Jan 18, 2014
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    What a wonderful project and all for such a good cause. :thumbsup:


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