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by mdrolc
Thu Jan 18, 2018 11:20 am
Forum: Incubator
Topic: Recycling
Replies: 3
Views: 3179

Re: Recycling

The practical solution for now is separating different materials right at the source. Put failed PLA prints into a separate bag from ABS. You should be able to find a facility that can recycle ABS because it's a plastic that is often used in other manufactured products. PLA on the other hand is not ...
by mdrolc
Wed Jan 10, 2018 1:13 pm
Forum: Incubator
Topic: CNC tool changer inspired multi-material concept
Replies: 0
Views: 1962

CNC tool changer inspired multi-material concept

Is this a viable idea / why hasn't it been done yet? CNC milling machines have ability to simply change tools. Tools are parked somewhere in the milling area or in a separate chasis and the spindle can automatically pick up specific tools when needed. Could you transfer the idea to 3D printing? You ...