Rapid prototyping design studio Fathom 3D wanted to show off what Stratasys’ new Objet500 Connex3 multi-material, colour 3D printer can do, so they 3D printed a Henry Ford quote.
If you’re not familiar with the Objet500 Connex3, it’s the new full-colour multi-material 3D printer from Stratasys. The printer is pretty amazing, and having gotten the chance to hold this amazing shoe printed with it at 3D Printer World Expo I can tell you that it is downright incredible how seamlessly it combines the colours and materials.
As with most printers of this nature it is extremely well-suited to rapid prototyping, so it is easy to see why a rapid prototyping and design studio like Fathom 3D would want one. And what does everyone want to do when they get a new toy, show it off, of course. However, being a rather clever design studio, they decided to be a little different. Rather than print something showy and complex, they did something simple and clever — and threw in a little inspiration to boot. … (Read more)