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Moments ago, MakerBot Industries announced their latest product, the Automated Build Platform. This is a heated conveyor belt platform that spits out the object that you’ve printed and starts on another one, turning your MakerBot from a single-print 3D prototyper to a 3D batch-printer. Nifty! In the video, Bre shows off a batch-printed twisted torus model, based on George Hart’s Math Monday column here on MAKE. 2x nifty!

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Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn is a freelancer writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor for Boing Boing and WINK Books. And he has a new best-of writing collection and “lazy man’s memoir,” called Borg Like Me.


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