April 14, 2016 AT 5:21 pm
Caterpillar-like Cocoons 3D-Printed @FestoAG #3DThursday #3DPrinting
Just like a caterpillar, the 3D Cocooner spins delicate lightweight structures freely in space. With the help of a high-speed handling system, the spinneret is precisely controlled and glues a glass fibre into the desired bionic lattice shape with UV-curing resin.
And that giant 3D-printed hive environment at the end of the video is pretty intriguing:
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