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Freely Rolling Konoid 100 mm 3d printed

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Freely Rolling Konoid 100 mm 3d printed
Freely Rolling Konoid 100 mm 3d printed

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Freely Rolling Konoid 100 mm

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$20.28
3D printed in white nylon plastic with a matte finish and slight grainy feel.
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Product Description
A Konoid is an artistic representation of a mathematical object called Sphericon.

It’s hard to believe that being placed on a slanted flat surface it rolls freely in a straight line.
Well it wobbles a little, but it will not stop.

From Wolfram MathWorld:
A sphericon is the solid formed from a bicone with opening angle of 90 degrees (and therefore with a=r=h) obtained by slicing the solid with a plane containing the rotational axes resulting in a square cross section, then rotating the two pieces by 90 degrees and reconnecting them.

A sphericon has a single continuous face and rolls by wobbling along that face, resulting in straight-line motion. In addition, one sphericon can roll around another.
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What's in the box:
Freely Rolling Konoid 100 mm
Dimensions:
10.24 x 10.22 x 10.22 cm
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4.03 x 4.02 x 4.02 inches
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