Frameless ‘Hangprinter’ RepRap turns an entire room into a 3D printer

Frameless 'Hangprinter' RepRap turns an entire room into a 3D printer

Torbjørn Ludvigsen, a Swedish maker and RepRap builder, is raising funds to develop the Hangprinter, a suspended 3D printer that uses the walls and ceiling of a room as its “frame.” The unusual 3D printer can be used to print extremely large structures. With 3D printing technology both improving and getting cheaper, experimentation with large-scale 3D printers is becoming more and more commonplace. There are now many giant 3D printers out there that can be used to fabricate houses, cars, furniture, and many other objects larger than your typical 3D printed Yoda head. But operating an extra-large 3D printer […]

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