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3D printed prototype Formula E parts

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IMG-20181018-WA0013.thumb.jpg.316a4af40c8e009dd235cee2090aff89.jpg20181012_101142.thumb.jpg.06e6056af1e72e2fb00502fe264d09d2.jpgI've been lucky enough to be involved with a quick turnaround request for printing some prototype Formula E parts for mounting cameras to the chassis.  They needed them within 24h and I made it... Just.  In fact I had to enlist the help of my CR-10S as well to get the job done.  The S5 was printing TPLA and the CR-10 just regular PLA.  These parts were actually strapped to a car and driven at 150mph! Everything was good and I think they are going with this design for the season so look out for it.


I also made a video about it here if you are interested.



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