The Wonder Of 3D Printing

Here is a little robot the kids and I were working on.

We designed it in Solidworks.

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Prepared for printing in the MakerWare software.

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Printed it on the MakerBot.  It failed halfway through and we had to re-print some of the parts.

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Here is a closeup of the print.

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And some pictures of the finished chassis.

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We used custom rubber bands for tires. Threads were even printed into some of the parts so 6mm bolts could screw right in.

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