PolyJet 3D Printed Clear Resin Klein Bottle Miniature

PolyJet 3D Printed Clear Resin Klein Bottle Miniature

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Process 3D Print, Polish
Material Resin
Quantity 1 pcs
Price Range $100-1,000
Lead Time 2 workdays

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About Project

Have you ever seen a shape that defies logic? Look no further than the Klein bottle, a mathematical marvel brought to life with PolyJet 3D printing by FacFox. This stunning miniature captures the essence of the Klein bottle, a non-orientable surface with a single, continuous loop.

The FacFox PolyJet 3D-printed Klein bottle is a mesmerizing spectacle. Crafted from clear resin, it boasts a translucent appearance with captivating hues of blue and green. The bulbous bottom transitions from a slightly opaque shade to a remarkably transparent top loop, seamlessly intersecting with the lower portion. The result is an elegant, twisted loop that embodies the concept of a one-sided surface. One end seemingly merges into the side of the lower bulb, showcasing the continuous nature of the Klein bottle.

But wait, there's more! This unique miniature incorporates specially designed yellow impurities, adding a touch of intrigue and further emphasizing the object's three-dimensionality.

Looking for a conversation starter for your math-loving friends or a captivating desk ornament? The FacFox PolyJet 3D-printed Klein bottle is the perfect choice. It's a testament to the beauty of mathematics and the power of 3D printing technology.

At FacFox, we specialize in bringing complex mathematical models to life through the magic of 3D printing. Our PolyJet technology allows for exceptional detail and clarity, making it ideal for showcasing even the most intricate mathematical shapes.

So, whether you're a student, a teacher, or simply a math enthusiast, FacFox can help you visualize and explore mathematical concepts in a whole new way. Contact us today to discuss your 3D printing needs and unlock the potential of mathematical modeling!

Solution

  • Step 1: Design Preparation
    • A 3D model of the Klein bottle is created using CAD software, ensuring the design embodies the continuous, one-sided surface characteristic of a Klein bottle.
    • The model includes specific features such as the translucent appearance with hues of blue and green, a slightly opaque bulbous bottom, and a more transparent top loop.
    • Special attention is given to include yellow impurities within the design to achieve the desired aesthetic effect.
  • Step 2: File Conversion
    • The CAD file is converted into an STL format, which is then imported into slicing software.
    • The slicing software translates the 3D model into a series of thin layers and generates the necessary support structures.
  • Step 3: PolyJet Printing
    • The PolyJet printer begins the process by jetting tiny droplets of the photopolymer Multi-color Resin onto the build tray.
    • The resin is immediately cured by UV light after each layer is deposited.
    • This process is repeated, layer by layer, until the entire Klein bottle miniature is formed.
  • Step 4: Support Removal
    • Once printing is complete, the support material is removed. This may involve washing with a solvent or using water jets.
  • Step 5: Post-Processing
    • The miniature is then post-processed to remove any remaining support material residues and to smooth the surface if necessary.
    • Additional curing may be performed to ensure the resin is fully solidified.
  • Step 6: Quality Check
    • The final step involves a thorough inspection of the Klein bottle miniature to ensure it meets the design specifications and quality standards.
  • Step 7: Finishing Touches
    • If required, the miniature can undergo painting or dyeing to enhance the color effects and add any final touches.