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Metal printer using an inexpensive MIG welder

Discussion in 'Concepts and Ideas' started by Mark Carew, Dec 4, 2013.

  1. Mark Carew

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    Here's a great project for a V-Slot or OpenRail based machine!
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    It looks like they are using a Stewart style platform but I would rather see this in an enclosed box style gantry with plexi sides. This would allow us to add a water damping bath under the machine for the sparks.
    Who's going to be first to build this one :)

    Thanks for the link Jovian

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    Dreams are coming true.
     
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    Wow, great post!
     

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