MOST quad delta RepRap
| By Michigan Tech's Open Sustainability Technology Lab.
Wanted: Students to make a distributed future with solar-powered open-source RepRap 3-D printing and recyclebot recycling.
|This page is part of an international project hosted by MOST to use RepRap 3-D printing to make OSAT for sustainable development. Learn more.
Research: Open source 3-D printing of OSAT • RecycleBot • LCA of home recycling • Green Distributed Recycling • Ethical Filament • LCA of distributed manufacturing • RepRap LCA Energy and CO2 • Solar-powered RepRaps • solar powered recyclebot • Feasibility hub • Mechanical testing • Lessons learned • MOST RepRap Build
The MOST quad-delta RepRap is a deltabot RepRap built off of the Athena open source 3-D printer model that allows one to print 4 identical objects at the same time.
The design build of the system supported the following publication:
- Andre Laplume, Gerald C. Anzalone, Joshua M. Pearce. Open-source, self-replicating 3-D printer factory for small-business manufacturing. The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology. 85(1), pp 633-642 (2016). doi:10.1007/s00170-015-7970-9 free open access preprint
- Appropedia landing page: Open-source, self-replicating 3-D printer factory for small-business manufacturing
To build the system yourself use the following: