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icon12.gif  Where are 3d candle making machines? [message #50981] Sat, 07 July 2012 20:04 UTC Go to next message
avatar acumagnet  is currently offline acumagnet
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I don't want everything made out of abs plastic. Has anyone come up with designs that can incorporate other materials?
Re: Where are 3d candle making machines? [message #51033 is a reply to message #50981 ] Mon, 09 July 2012 03:46 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
avatar stonysmith  is currently offline stonysmith
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I'm not sure I understand what you're asking for.. Shapeways has materials from Gypsum, to Nylon, even Steel and Glass.


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Re: Where are 3d candle making machines? [message #54710 is a reply to message #50981 ] Mon, 01 October 2012 20:54 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
avatar jasoncmcg  is currently offline jasoncmcg
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That's an awesome idea.
Print a candle design?

I think the challenge in this for printing would be getting the wick in there.
Re: Where are 3d candle making machines? [message #54733 is a reply to message #54710 ] Tue, 02 October 2012 12:19 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
avatar Dragoman  is currently offline Dragoman
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You could just leave a hole and pass the wick through it after printing. That's the way those cheap tealights are done.

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Re: Where are 3d candle making machines? [message #54740 is a reply to message #50981 ] Tue, 02 October 2012 12:52 UTC Go to previous message
avatar Youknowwho4eva  is currently offline Youknowwho4eva
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Or you could make a mold to pour the wax into.


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