How to 3D-Print Objects Larger Than Your 3D Printer


As 3D printing technology becomes more accessible, one factor still limits your creativity: the size of the printer

A 3D printer can’t print anything bigger than itself. So if you want to 3D print a chair, you would need a chair-sized printer

Marcelo Coelho and Skylar Tibbits, two researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, have developed a new method. Their system, Hyperform, works by rendering your design in a 2D line. The object prints as a thin chain. After it’s printed, you fold it into place to create your object, almost like origami. Read more…

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Via: Mashable: Dev & Design

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