3D Printing an Arc Reactor

I finally got everything for my Iron Man Arc Reactor printed out. It only took me a total of 2 hours and 45 minutes to print 5 hours and 15 minutes worth of printing. I started with the smallest piece called the core.

The Core 1

The core took 15 minutes to print and is very small. I printed the diffusor next with my special clear white filament.

The Diffuser 1

This print took 2 hours and 30 minutes to print. Luckily I had the Think Lab all to myself when I was printing and was able to print the last two pieces in the other printer while the diffusor was printing. I printed the coils next.

The Coils 1

The coils took 1 hour to print. I then started printing the casing, which was the last piece I needed to print. I tried printing the casing twice but both times the filament wasn’t coming out of the extruder. I then found a clog in the extruder and had to take it out before I could try re-printing it.

The Casing 1

The casing printed on the third try and took 1 hour and 30 minutes to print.

All Pieces 1 All Pieces 2

Now that I have all of my pieces printed I can start putting LEDs in the diffusor, soldering them together. and making sure they can light-up.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *