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The world's first analog 3D printer powered by gravity and weights

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Aug 10, 2016 01:04 AM
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by Lidija Grozdanic last modified Aug 09, 2016

This 3D printer is powered entirely by gravity and a system of weights. Dutch designer Daniel de Bruin built what he calls THIS NEW TECHNOLOGY, claiming to be the world's first analog 3D printer, and demonstrated the device by 3D printing a series of differently shaped clay vases. The 3D printer has a 22lb. weight that is lifted to turn the machine one. The shape of an aluminium wire attached to the machine determines the outline of the 3D printed object. The wire can be modified for each print,...






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