Jan 9, 2017

DIY Glass FDM 3D Printer by Stefanie Pender

Stefanie Pender made a glass FDM machine which extrudes molten glass guided by an industrial robotic arm. Glass is melted by oxygen/propane welding torch.  She achieves simple geometric forms, but she gets A for effort and coolness in my book.





Printer working:




Here is the glass "filament" extruder:




Detailed project overview can be found at:

http://www.instructables.com/id/Glass-Fused-Deposition-Modeling-FDM/