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June 17, 2016 AT 8:00 am

The Green Machine: DIY Device to Coat Polycarbonate Tubes #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi

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DIY industrial grade hardware powered by Raspberry Pi. Great design for specialized use. via RaspberryPi My Hell and Fixes

The Green Machine is essentially a linear drive that can move a spray gun across a spinning clear tube and coat it evenly with the desired color. These tubes are used as color filters – they slide over standard T5, T8 or T12 fluorescent lamps – and are used in advertising, special effects, films and similar applications. For almost 10 years prior to this machine, the task was done manually.


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