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Open-source metal 3-D printer

Open-source metal 3-D printer
Source[edit] Gerald C. Anzalone, Chenlong Zhang, Bas Wijnen, Paul G. Sanders and Joshua M. Pearce, “Low-Cost Open-Source 3-D Metal Printing” IEEE Access, 1, pp.803-810, (2013). doi: 10.1109/ACCESS.2013.2293018 open access preprint Attention: For notification when this page is updated, sign up for a free Appropedia account, enable email, and "Watch" this page. See also: Abstract[edit] Technical progress in the open-source self replicating rapid prototyper (RepRap) community has enabled a distributed form of additive manufacturing to expand rapidly using polymer-based materials. Bill of Materials[edit] Printed Parts[edit] Print these STL files on any flavor of RepRap. Construction[edit] Note to Makers[edit] If you have made a RepRap before this will be easy -- if you are not familiar with RepRaps or Deltabots like the Rostock - more detailed build instructions are available at the MOST Prusa RepRap build page and the Delta Build Overview:MOST. Initial Prep[edit] Single pillar build[edit] 3X[edit]

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