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3D-Printed Honda Motorcycle

New York-based artist Jonathan Brand has always wanted a 1972 Honda CB500, but instead of scouring the classifieds, he used open source Ultimaker 3D printers to create a replica of the motorbike from PLA plastic. In other words, each individual component of the bike was modeled in a 3D program before they were printed. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

3D-Printed Honda CB500 Motorcycle
3D-Printed Honda CB500 Motorcycle
3D-Printed Honda CB500 Motorcycle
3D-Printed Honda CB500 Motorcycle
3D-Printed Honda CB500 Motorcycle

"Every element of the freshly-made CB500 was kept at a strict one millimetre thick to maintain an all-over transparency, with some of the individual pieces taking 24 hours to print. Even after completing the time-consuming process, Brand still had to take on the unenviable task of assembling the bike - including the functional rolling wheels," reports Hype Beast.










This entry was posted on 07/03 00:00am and is filed under 3D Printing, Auto, Honda, Motorcycle .
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