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Retr3D 2

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Retr3D 2

Basic Data

Category: 3D printer

URL (first publication): http://maaphoo.github.io/Retr3d/

Keywords: 3D printer

License: CC BY-SA 3.0

Project status: Active


Technical documentation

Maturity of the project: prototype


Assembly instructions are published: No

Bill of materials is published: Yes

Contributing guide is published: No

Mechanical hardware

Contains original mechanical hardware: Yes

CAD Format:

License for mechanical hardware: CC BY-SA 3.0









no

yes yes



Other



Bill of materials is editable: Yes

Design files are in original format: No

Free redistribution is allowed licence: Yes


Project management


Open-o-meter: 5

Product category: Business & Industrial


Description

In 2009, discarded TVs, computers, peripherals (including printers, scanners, fax machines) mice, keyboards, and cell phones totaled about 2.37 million short tons. Most of our e-waste ends up in landfills-mostly in the developing world-where toxic metals leach into the environment. This open source project aims to convert some of that e-waste into usable 3D printers.==== Software ====Retr3d uses python and FreeCAD to 3D model printable parts for the construction of more 3D printers. Through globalVars.py dimensions of procured e-waste are turned into customized 3D models. E-Waste 3D Printer's software depends on FreeCAD's python scripting API. FreeCAD can be found (http://www.freecadweb.org/wiki/index.php?title=Download here).


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