3D Printing & Imaging
Electroplating 3D Prints Looks Surprisingly Good
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The 3D printing community is coming up with new ways to finish 3D prints every day.

Some are complex, some simple, but the goal is always to get away from the ridges visible in most 3D prints. The Orbit1 is a machine that takes your 3D print and electroplates it to give it the look of a metal sculpture. The results are quite impressive, as you can see in the video above.

The system is currently in a Kickstarter, which you can find below:

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1499748748/orbit1-a-tabletop-electroplater-turns-your-ideas-i

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