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Open Source self-replicating 3D printer                          Josef Průša                           josefprusa.cz      ...
What is 3D printer?                      • Additive processes vs. substrative processes                      • 3D printing...
How does 3D printer work?                          Y                                     X                              2D...
How does 3D printer work?                              Z                                  X                          YThur...
Simplified principle                          Cartesian robot     +          Extruder                                  Z   ...
Extrusion detail                                       video by Koen KooiThursday, April 7, 2011
Extrusion detail                                       video by Koen KooiThursday, April 7, 2011
240 whistles for TEDxPrague 300 more to goThursday, April 7, 2011
Printing of whistlesThursday, April 7, 2011
Every can be different!Thursday, April 7, 2011
ImpossibleThursday, April 7, 2011
BridgeThursday, April 7, 2011
OverhangsThursday, April 7, 2011
“History”                      • 2005 - Founded by Dr Adrian Bowyer at                          the University of Bath    ...
2006 first printed part                      •   Chicken and egg                          problem                          ...
2008 Darwin                      •   First printer released                      •   Big, bulky, hard to                  ...
2009 Mendel                      •   Smaller                      •   Faster                      •   Faster to replicateT...
2010 Huxley                      •   Even smaller                      •   Still PITA to                          assemble...
2010 Prusa                      •   Almost no bearings,                          using PRINTED                          al...
Number of printers                      • nobody really knows, most of the printers                          are crowd-sou...
Materials                      •   mostly thermoplastics in 3mm or 1.75mm rod form                          •   ABS (LEGO)...
Impossible ceramics                               photo by UnfoldThursday, April 7, 2011
Real life use                      • Starts from small everyday use objects             by nophead                      by...
photo by MakerGearThursday, April 7, 2011
First ever working                             open source                                glasses?!                       ...
Upgrade in few hoursThursday, April 7, 2011
image by NASAThursday, April 7, 2011
design and image by Tomáš RousekThursday, April 7, 2011
Whistle story                          •   Whistle was originally designed by Zaggo, located in germany                   ...
3D printer in every home                      • First in hackerspaces, which will work as                          3D copy...
Build party AachenThursday, April 7, 2011
Build party MaastrichtThursday, April 7, 2011
Build parties                      • People forget how awesome is it to create                          something with the...
Discussion                      • Recyclation?                      • Commercial printers?                      • ... ?Thu...
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RepRap presentation on AVU

  1. 1. Open Source self-replicating 3D printer Josef Průša josefprusa.cz @prusajrThursday, April 7, 2011
  2. 2. What is 3D printer? • Additive processes vs. substrative processes • 3D printing adds material instead of milling it awayThursday, April 7, 2011
  3. 3. How does 3D printer work? Y X 2D + 2D + 2D + 2D + 2D = ?????Thursday, April 7, 2011
  4. 4. How does 3D printer work? Z X YThursday, April 7, 2011
  5. 5. Simplified principle Cartesian robot + Extruder Z + X Y = 3D printerThursday, April 7, 2011
  6. 6. Extrusion detail video by Koen KooiThursday, April 7, 2011
  7. 7. Extrusion detail video by Koen KooiThursday, April 7, 2011
  8. 8. 240 whistles for TEDxPrague 300 more to goThursday, April 7, 2011
  9. 9. Printing of whistlesThursday, April 7, 2011
  10. 10. Every can be different!Thursday, April 7, 2011
  11. 11. ImpossibleThursday, April 7, 2011
  12. 12. BridgeThursday, April 7, 2011
  13. 13. OverhangsThursday, April 7, 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 MendelThursday, April 7, 2011
  15. 15. 2006 first printed part • Chicken and egg problem photo by Vik OliverThursday, April 7, 2011
  16. 16. 2008 Darwin • First printer released • Big, bulky, hard to assemble • But it worked!! photo by Adrian BowyerThursday, April 7, 2011
  17. 17. 2009 Mendel • Smaller • Faster • Faster to replicateThursday, April 7, 2011
  18. 18. 2010 Huxley • Even smaller • Still PITA to assemble • Smaller build area photo by Erik De BruijnThursday, April 7, 2011
  19. 19. 2010 Prusa • Almost no bearings, using PRINTED alternatives • Build time reduced to few days for newbies • Half replication timeThursday, April 7, 2011
  20. 20. 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!!Thursday, April 7, 2011
  21. 21. 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 printingThursday, April 7, 2011
  22. 22. Impossible ceramics photo by UnfoldThursday, April 7, 2011
  23. 23. Real life use • Starts from small everyday use objects by nophead by zydac by DesignGlut by wadeThursday, April 7, 2011
  24. 24. photo by MakerGearThursday, April 7, 2011
  25. 25. First ever working open source glasses?! GPL v2 photo by root.czThursday, April 7, 2011
  26. 26. Upgrade in few hoursThursday, April 7, 2011
  27. 27. image by NASAThursday, April 7, 2011
  28. 28. design and image by Tomáš RousekThursday, April 7, 2011
  29. 29. Whistle story • Whistle was originally designed by Zaggo, located in germany ~10hrsThursday, April 7, 2011
  30. 30. 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 homeThursday, April 7, 2011
  31. 31. Build party AachenThursday, April 7, 2011
  32. 32. Build party MaastrichtThursday, April 7, 2011
  33. 33. Build parties • People forget how awesome is it to create something with their own hands!!!Thursday, April 7, 2011
  34. 34. Discussion • Recyclation? • Commercial printers? • ... ?Thursday, April 7, 2011

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