[armillary.Star] - Small

[armillary.Star] - Small 3d printed Art Sculptures
This is a set of movable nested rings a la Armillary spheres or perhaps the film Contact. One touch and they start spinning, showing gyroscopic forces. Also functions as a trivial demo of gimbal mechanisms.

The tolerances of the moving parts vary based on printing method and variables during the printing. To improve the motion, cut out a tiny circle of thick paper and put it in the axle well.
cm: 6.226 w x 3.456 d x 6.474 h
in: 2.451 w x 1.361 d x 2.549 h


a video would be nice!
October 1, 2013, 10:46 am
  • Alumide

    Grey nylon plastic with a subtle metallic sparkle.


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