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WOAH, The Objet 1000 is a BIG Multi Material 3D Printer (VIDEO)


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Multi-material printing :-D

This combined with multiple color dyes would make Shapeways even more awesome :-D
#1 Koen (Homepage) on 2012-11-28 16:03 (Reply)
Big awesome, that's the best kind.
#1.1 Duann on 2012-11-28 16:08 (Reply)
Formula 1 RC Chasis building would be absolutely amazing.
#2 Christian (Homepage) on 2012-11-28 16:25 (Reply)
YEAH, and giant 3D Printed surveillance quadcopters with GoPro Mounts.
#2.1 Duann on 2012-11-28 16:28 (Reply)
But does it print printers ?
#3 mkroeker on 2012-11-28 16:47 (Reply)
It could print the framework assembled, with moving parts and then you could add motors and electronics???
It would be a very slick RepRap...
#3.1 Duann on 2012-11-28 16:57 (Reply)
it would be great if Shapeways can add rubber like materials that are water resistant. btw, i wonder 3D printing that F1 car costs same as the real one ;-)
#4 Anonymous on 2012-11-28 20:47 (Reply)
Waterproof rubber, that would be nice, we will take a look.
#4.1 Duann on 2012-11-29 02:23 (Reply)
I can't see how I would ever afford to get something printed that large.
#5 Jrey on 2012-11-28 20:47 (Reply)
Can it print one model in both stainless steel and nylon ?
#6 Hua Ning (Homepage) on 2012-11-29 02:37 (Reply)
Unfortunately commercial 3D Printers cannot yet print both plastic and metal at the same time.

The objet prints variations of acrylic resin with different properties.
#6.1 Duann on 2012-11-29 02:39 (Reply)
This would be amazing to have. I'd love to be able to print my robot hands in ABS strength plastic with insanely small clearances. Multiple materials would be amazing too.

Support material must cost a fortune too. Yeesh imagine printing almost a metric ton of material in one go!

Please have someone give shapeways this as a Christmas present!
#7 ChrisC (Homepage) on 2012-11-29 12:25 (Reply)
Shapeways has printed with Objet. But turned over to the 3D Systems machines.
Before the managment went to New York I said to them print with the rubber like material.
Also the Digital Materials are awesome imagine that Objet could print in full colour or can? (See Neri Oxman)
#8 Malcolm on 2012-11-29 14:34 (Reply)

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