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Category: Delta

Robotics | IoT

Rubber Bands and Fishing Line Make a Low-Budget 3D Printer

Jeffrey Kerr (aka Lobo CNC) is on a mission to make the cheapest DIY 3D printer possible. His current design is the Delta-T v0.3 a non-Cartesian 3D printer in the delta style that uses only a handful of easily sourced parts, including: acrylic, aluminu…

Watch These Dancing Delta Bots Sway and Glow

We have been eagerly awaiting the arrival of the Robot Army. That’s not really a sentence you get to say every day is it? Well, we get to! This robot army isn’t as scary as it sounds. Instead of showing up armed as one might expect from the…

Visualizer of delta robots using ROS and EtherCAT

From Diego Escudero Last year we started thinking about using ROS as development framework to make our life easy when we develop our own machine controller, the NJ controller that integrates Robotics functions. During the initial analysis we defined four…

Cartesian, Delta, and Polar: The Most Common 3D Printers

If you’re a regular reader here at Make, then you have seen many 3D printers. We talk about them all the time, and have even done comprehensive comparisons between many of the commercially available desktop printers in our Special 3D Printer Shootou…

The DeltaMaker: Robot Meets 3D Printer

The DeltaMaker, a recent success on Kickstarter, is an elegant 3D printer built on a delta robot platform. Delta robots have been used for picking and packaging applications in factories for decades, thanks to their impressive speed and agility. The De…