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How’s this for a marriage of bleeding edge technology? A 3D printed quadcopter! I spotted this Thingverse post on 3D System’s web site. So says creator PolakiumEngineering:

This micro quadcopter is 3D printed with ABS plastic parts. The arms are capable of bending without fracturing under a heavy impact, yet they are rigid under a normal load. These attributes are perfect for a micro multicopter frame.

 

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  • Learn the Software Toolchain
  • 3D Design for Beginners
  • 3D Printing without a Printer

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Stett Holbrook

Stett Holbrook is editor of the Bohemian, an alternative weekly in Santa Rosa, California. He is a former senior editor at Maker Media.

He is also the co-creator of Food Forward, a documentary TV series for PBS about the innovators and pioneers changing our food system.


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