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3D Printed Robotic Arm, draft 2

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I have received the second draft of my robotic arm from Shapeways.com (for those of you just tuning in, you can see the first draft in my robotic arm series here). Shapeways was trying out a new material on the community, so I jumped on the bandwagon, and here are the results (video at the end [...]

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3D printing of mechanical parts

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Hurrah! The final pieces have arrived today. My 3D-printed parts came a few weeks ago,  which included an iris diaphragm, some test pieces to help me in future designs, and the first draft of my robotic arm. Today, the motors for my robot arm arrived from Seeedstudio.com (great site, with lots of cool electronic goodies). [...]

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