My printable robot arm is inspired by the well known industry robots, but printable. The goal is to develop a open source robot arm to use in private or small businesses and make robot development available for every one. The arm should lift about 2 kg enough to perform every day tasks. Currently robot arms are expensive or small and weak, or clumpy. Industrial robots are expensive and dangerous and for that not suitable for using at home or schools. A Open Source printable robot can bui...
Current 3D printing practices never seemed quite right to me. Our tech world is full of amazing robots with amazing capabilities while our 3D printers are usually stuck in a box. I am hoping to do my part to peel that box back a bit and show off some possibilities. RepRap HELIOS is a 3D printer that uses a SCARA arm while at the same time has no moving steppers. It is tiny, light, quick, accurate, and has a massive print area.