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African inventor Kodjo Afate Gnikou makes 3D printer from scrap #3DThursday #3DPrinting

African inventor Kodjo Afate Gnikou makes 3D printer from scrap:

Kodjo Afate Gnikou has imagination, talent and ambition.

Using rails and belts from old scanners, the case of a discarded desktop computer and even bits of a diskette drive, he has created what is believed to be the first 3D printer made from e-waste.

It has taken him several months to put together his experimental device. Lifting designs off a computer, the 3D printer produces physical objects. He shows us by “printing” a small round container.

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