Feb 21, 2014

MX3D Metal supportless multiaxis 3d printing




Industrial robot arm with attached advanced welding head. It can print lines of steel, stainless steel, aluminum, bronze or copper "in mid-air."
It's developed by Joris Laarman Lab in collaboration with the Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia (IAAC).
MX3D Metal evolved from this project where they used thermosetting polymers only:

http://diy3dprinting.blogspot.com/2013/05/mataerial-thermosetting-polymers-3d.html






















Source:

http://www.core77.com/blog/digital_fabrication/joris_laarmans_latest_anti-gravity_3d_printer_basically_conjures_metal_out_of_thin_air_26474.asp