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Posted · Z axis as a circluar not a bar

i am new to 3d printing and was wondering why the z axis does not move in circular motions.

Try to vidualize a crane at a constrution site, but where the hook to life the stuff is, the print head would be. so the printer would look like a crane instead of so much parts.

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    Posted · Z axis as a circluar not a bar
    i am new to 3d printing and was wondering why the z axis does not move in circular motions.

    Try to vidualize a crane at a constrution site, but where the hook to life the stuff is, the print head would be. so the printer would look like a crane instead of so much parts.

    a 3D printer doesn't have to be limited to XYZ... it is just that the current design is the most-bang-for-the-buck-solution. if money&resources aren't a problem, new opportunities open up:

     

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