Giant 3D Printer That Prints Entire Frames of Other 3D Printers is Created
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I thought this was an Onion piece but nope, it's real.
A South African inventor and mechanical engineering named Hans Fouche, known for his 3D chocolate printers, has built an enormous 3D printer the size of a garage. The printer is capable of printing very large objects using ABS plastic, at speeds which are leaps and bounds ahead of other FDM printers. The machine is so large, that Fouche has been able to 3D print the entire frame of the RepRap Morgan in just three parts. Even more remarkable is the fact that such a large object took just over 7 hours to create. Keep in mind that it can take someone using a normal Makerbot style 3D printer, weeks to print out all the tiny parts needed to build the RepRap Morgan frame. Then it takes many more hours to just put all the pieces together, usually with parts which need to be purchased separately.
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Well, there are probably better ways to make 3-d printers. For now.