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RepRap Presentation UJEP

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RepRap presentation at UJEP Usti nad Labem

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RepRap Presentation UJEP

  1. 1. Open Source self-replicating 3D printer Josef Průša josefprusa.cz flickr.com/prusajr/ @prusajrWednesday, April 20, 2011
  2. 2. What is 3D printer? • Additive processes vs. substrative processes • 3D printing adds material instead of milling it away • Technology is 30yrs oldWednesday, April 20, 2011
  3. 3. How does 3D printer work? Y X 2D + 2D + 2D + 2D + 2D = ?????Wednesday, April 20, 2011
  4. 4. How does 3D printer work? Z X YWednesday, April 20, 2011
  5. 5. Simplified principle Cartesian robot + Extruder Z + X Y = 3D printerWednesday, April 20, 2011
  6. 6. Extrusion detail video by Koen KooiWednesday, April 20, 2011
  7. 7. Extrusion detail video by Koen KooiWednesday, April 20, 2011
  8. 8. 240 whistles for TEDxPrague 300 more to goWednesday, April 20, 2011
  9. 9. Printing of whistlesWednesday, April 20, 2011
  10. 10. BridgeWednesday, April 20, 2011
  11. 11. OverhangsWednesday, April 20, 2011
  12. 12. ImpossibleWednesday, April 20, 2011
  13. 13. Every can be different!Wednesday, April 20, 2011
  14. 14. “History” • 2005 - Founded by Dr Adrian Bowyer at the University of Bath • 2006 - First part printed • 2008 - RepRap Darwin • 2009 - RepRap Mendel • 2010 - Huxley, Prusa MendelWednesday, April 20, 2011
  15. 15. 2006 first printed part • Chicken and egg problem photo by Vik OliverWednesday, April 20, 2011
  16. 16. 2008 Darwin • First printer released • Big, bulky, hard to assemble • But it worked!! photo by Adrian BowyerWednesday, April 20, 2011
  17. 17. 2009 Mendel • Smaller • Faster • Faster to replicateWednesday, April 20, 2011
  18. 18. 2010 Huxley • Even smaller • Still PITA to assemble • Smaller build area photo by Erik De BruijnWednesday, April 20, 2011
  19. 19. 2010 Prusa • Almost no bearings, using PRINTED alternatives • Build time reduced to few days for newbies • Half replication timeWednesday, April 20, 2011
  20. 20. Living thing!Wednesday, April 20, 2011
  21. 21. Number of printers • nobody really knows, most of the printers are crowd-sourced • Erik de Bruijn estimated in his thesis between 3872 and 4840 people in the community (October 2010) • But what we know for sure, community grows exponentially!!Wednesday, April 20, 2011
  22. 22. Materials • mostly thermoplastics in 3mm or 1.75mm rod form • ABS (LEGO) • PLA (compostable plastic, throw away cups) • paste consistence materials • clay (ceramics) • silicone • chocolate • exotic materials • metals • chemicals for electronics printingWednesday, April 20, 2011
  23. 23. Impossible ceramics photo by UnfoldWednesday, April 20, 2011
  24. 24. Real life use • Starts from small everyday use objects by nophead by zydac by DesignGlut by wadeWednesday, April 20, 2011
  25. 25. photo by MakerGearWednesday, April 20, 2011
  26. 26. First ever working open source glasses?! GPL v2 photo by root.czWednesday, April 20, 2011
  27. 27. Upgrade in few hoursWednesday, April 20, 2011
  28. 28. image by NASAWednesday, April 20, 2011
  29. 29. design and image by Tomáš RousekWednesday, April 20, 2011
  30. 30. Whistle story • Whistle was originally designed by Zaggo, located in germany ~10hrsWednesday, April 20, 2011
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  35. 35. 3D printer in every home • First in hackerspaces, which will work as 3D copy centers. Basically happens now. • Nobody can guesstimate when 3D printer will be in every homeWednesday, April 20, 2011
  36. 36. Why Open Source • You can’t sell more then one self replicating machine. Its bad business model. • Much faster development • No worries with patents, more time for developments • Free open source educationWednesday, April 20, 2011
  37. 37. Build party AachenWednesday, April 20, 2011
  38. 38. Build party MaastrichtWednesday, April 20, 2011
  39. 39. Build parties • People forget how awesome is it to create something with their own hands!!!Wednesday, April 20, 2011
  40. 40. Discussion • Recyclation? • Commercial printers? • ... ?Wednesday, April 20, 2011

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