Packed Spheres Cuboctahedron

Packed Spheres Cuboctahedron 3d printed
Packed Spheres Cuboctahedron 3d printed
Packed Spheres Cuboctahedron 3d printed
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Packed Spheres Cuboctahedron 3d printed
Packed Spheres Cuboctahedron 3d printed
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Packed Spheres Cuboctahedron 3d printed
Packed Spheres Cuboctahedron 3d printed
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Packed Spheres Cuboctahedron 3d printed
Packed Spheres Cuboctahedron 3d printed
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Packed Spheres Cuboctahedron 3d printed
Packed Spheres Cuboctahedron 3d printed
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Packed Spheres Cuboctahedron 3d printed
Packed Spheres Cuboctahedron 3d printed
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Packed Spheres Cuboctahedron 3d printed
Packed Spheres Cuboctahedron 3d printed
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Packed Spheres Cuboctahedron 3d printed
Packed Spheres Cuboctahedron 3d printed
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About this Product

This is a close packing of 13 spheres: the centers of 12 of the spheres are the vertices of a cuboctahedron (a cube with corners cut off at the midpoints); and one is at its center. The spheres are each formed from 4 great circle strips which are parallel to an inscribed tetrahedron, and rotated so that the strips align with the contact points of the spheres. This was designed in Mathematica and thickened in Blender. The strips are .9 mm square, printable in both white and colored plastics, and some metals.
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Packed Spheres Cuboctahedron in White Strong & Flexible
Width Height Depth
6.972 cm 6.972 cm 5.236 cm
This model is 3D Printed in White Strong & Flexible: White nylon plastic with a matte finish and slight grainy feel.
Model version 3 | Last updated on 11/23/2014

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