Gyro the Dodo - Ultimaker Special

The original dodecahedral sculpture by Virtox / Stijn van der Linden now available for home printing.


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The original dodecahedral kinetic sculpture by Virtox / Stijn van der Linden.
Now available for home printing!

Made of five nested dodecahedra, each one is limited to rotate about it's own axis.
A most intriguing and mesmerizing object.

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Materials and methods

Printed on an Ultimaker 3:
Model dimensions: 96.0 x 97.5 x 86.8 mm
Print time: 03d 01h 07m
Amount of material used: PLA Silver Metallic 70g / PVA 190g
Model weight: 59g
Print core temperature: 215 Β°C
Layer resolution: 100 micron
Print speed: 35 mm/s
Travel speed: 250 mm/s
Infill: 100%
Build plate temperature: 60 Β°C
Print cores used: AA 0.4 / BB 0.4



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Perfect - great design, fantastic printer. Ultimaker have really nailed it with PLA/PVA.
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Did you use the "Prime Tower"-Feature of teh UM3 or does it work without ?

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