Flowing Lampshade

A lampshade with flowing facets

For your home

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The ‘Flowing Lampshade’ is the first of three in the ‘Dynamic Twist’ collection. This collection focused on showing the abilities of 3D printing to print complexed forms with overhangs to create dynamic forms that could not have been created with any traditional mass manufacture method in one piece.

This product has been designed for an E27 lamp-holder [40mm Diameter] if you can't find one of those let us know and we can supply you with an adapter plate/alter the design.

We printed this design with pearl White PLA [Ultimaker].

We have tested this product for two months with a 13W light bulb and there has been no deformation of the PLA. If you use PLA we wouldn't recommend going much higher than this because of the mostly enclosed design.

To print this design we used an Ultimaker 2+ 3D printer and the print in the photos is printed with a 0.6 mm nozzle [you can also use 0.25mm, 0.4mm +0.8mm].

We would love to see your prints!

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Materials and methods

Resolution: 0.1mm - 0.3mm [0.3mm shown with fuzzy skin slicer setting setting]

Infill: 0%

Brim: Not strictly required but use if you have issues with bed adhesion.

Support: No

Raft: No

Speed: 55mm/s shown

Post processing: Not required unless you use a brim.

Dimensions: 191mm x 215mm x 182mm
Time to Print: 14 hours - 36 minutes

Material Usage: 212g

Notes: This design is suitable for printing in vase mode which will considerably reduce printing times [Less than 5hrs] and material usage [86g], we prefer printing it thicker for improved light dispersion and strength.
We like the fuzzy skin setting because of the way it adds texture and disperses light. It isn't essential to printing though so choose what suits you!



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Bc857cdf31ef21733e5a5324186411b7?default=blank&size=40Victor Torres added this to the Luminárias collection ago
Fca265e247ec34480ac1fa4126b26b7c?default=blank&size=40dxra73 added this to the Da fare collection ago
Mini 76652016 149317083119655 987550587807596544 n3D Print Project Athens published this design ago