The 3D printer is Here!

The new 3D Printer has arrived! The Makerbot Replicator 2X is ready to be used for prototyping parts and accessories quickly and effectively!

The 1st thing to be printed was the symbol of Balua.

 

Balua Logo

Balua Logo

Here are the steps followed by the end result.

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The Setup

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Printing the Outline

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Printing the first layers

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The final result

We used an infill of 10% and white ABS polymer. One interesting thing is that despite the fact that the piece has a considerable dimension and thickness, it weighs only 13g! Very promising for making the parts that will be used in our HAB projects!

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