Chocolate? Pfft, MIT college students are 3D printing with ice cream
Sorry, that is not a 3D-printed ice cream cone, Mr. President.
Positive, these 3D printers that may output confectionery creations in sugar, chocolate and different edible substances are nice, however a trio of MIT college students have upped the superior. Utilizing a family Cuisinart ice cream maker and a Solidoodle printer, the crew hacked collectively a tool that prints tender serve for an additive manufacturing course. The modified 3D printer is housed inside a small freezer and a line of liquid nitrogen blasts the dairy dessert because it’s positioned, protecting the item strong in the course of the 15-minute course of. That point restrict was imposed by group, in order that when Dairy Queen and the like need to supply customized creations, the wait time will not appear to be an eternity. For now although, there is a temporary glimpse of the motion after the break.
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