3D printing + robot arm = spiderweb

  • Feb. 3, 2015
  • Frank Steeghs

Nowadays everybody know robotics and 3D printing. You can make beautiful things when you combine these.

Students Develop 6-Axis Robotic 3D Printer Inspired by Spiderwebs. Spiders can make a web in nearly any kind of surroundings.
One of the biggest challenges is to cool down the material as fast as possible in order to make it strong. They combined printing together ‘lines’ together in order to give it even more strength so it can carry its own weight.

The link down here shows how the robot works.



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