Guess What The Orange Arm Is For In This Picture

 
#1

Guess what is going to be made out of the orange arm in this picture.
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#2

Robo Ride?
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*sick*

#3

LOL

#4

That is great! Well, the plan is for it to be a large 3D printer. It should be able to print some pretty large items.

#5

@d.cochran - that's awesome. Will it still use a plastic substrate or some other material?

In my industry magazines they are all over 3D wood printing using a wood particle based substrate.

I've also seen that they've used concrete for 3D printed items and plans to print houses.(discovery channel)

#6

Yep. There are plans to build an extruder also to make the fillament for it. Looks like a really fun project to be a part of. I will post about it while when the project starts.

#7

Wow! Super cool. I had to reply because I most definitely want to know when this thread gets updates. @Steve1DH- I believe the wood filament is called laywoo-d3. I see it called laywood pretty often over at Soliforums. I haven't seen the concrete 3d printing yet. I'll have to check that out. Discovery channel rulez.