Homemade High Resolution 3D Printer
Posted By sculpteo on Apr 8, 2011 | 0 commentsJunior Veloso (Singapore) has created a homemade photopolymer-based 3D Printer with a custom software to control the process.
Since its beginning on September 2010, he has seriously improved things. According to Hack-a-day, “the improvement he achieved were due to multiple changes in the process. He tweaked the software to use a more precise curing time, the resin formula has been improved, the ability to isolate pixels without hardening resin around them has been stepped up, and he’s made changes to the way the printer is calibrated and how it lifts the hardened model”
See the difference with this Venus :
Before the improvement / After the improvement
And check out the comparison with the existing low costs FDM printers (kits)
This 3D printer use a DLP Projector to cure the liquid resin. It can print objects with a resolution of 50 microns and a printing speed of 3.5 cm per hour.
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