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Mumbai-based 3D Print World Pvt. Ltd 3D Prints 21 Mementos of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj to Commemorate Shivaji Jayanti

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Above: From L to R: Dr. Mangesh T. Karad, Executive President MIT Art, Design & Technology University, Dr. Vishwanath D. Karad, Founder MIT Group of Institutions, Conceptualiser, Creator of Saint Shri Dnyaneshwara World Peace Prayer Hall and Library Dome presenting the 3D printed mementos to Shri Sharad Pawar/Image Credit: 3D Print World Pvt. Ltd

3D Print World Pvt. Ltd, a 3D printing company in India recently 3D printed 21 unique Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Mementos for celebrating the occasion of the great warrior’s birth anniversary organised by MIT-ADT University, Pune. The occasion was graced by Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) President Shri Sharad Pawar.

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti (Birth Anniversary)

Recently, the world celebrated the birth anniversary of the great warrior Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj on 19th of February. The birth anniversary is often celebrated extensively across the state of Maharashtra and various functions are organized around the state. One such occasion was organised at World Parliament of Science, Religion and Philosophy at MIT – ADT University campus, Kothrud, Pune. The event was graced by the presence of the Nationalist Congress Party President Hon’ble Shri Sharad Pawar.

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Above: 3D printed mementos of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj/Image Credit: 3D Print World Pvt. Ltd

For this occasion, 3D Print World 3D printed mementos of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj which were handed over to the university. They 3D printed 21 pieces of a Horse Riding Shivaji Maharaj statue. The project was completed jointly by 3D Print World Pvt. Ltd and ShaperBot – another 3D printing startup led by Mr. Haresh Bhanushali. The mementos were very well appreciated and were one the charms of the event.

3D Printed Mementos of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj

3D Print World received the project order just a couple of weeks before the grand occasion. The team then had to start the project from scratch right from designing to the actual 3D printing and then post-processing.

The team was up to the task and quickly started working on the same. The project was then designed by 3D Print World’s in-house designing team. Once the design was approved, it was then rapidly 3D printed in their in-house 3D printing facility consisting of more than 50 FDM 3D printers.

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Above: CAD model of the later 3D printed Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj memento/Image Credit: 3D Print World Pvt. Ltd

On asked regarding the project, Ankit Murarka, Director at 3D Print World said, “The project was received at the very last moment and there was just enough time to complete it with regards to the designing, 3D printing & post-processing. With our dedicated and skilled team, we were able to successfully complete the project in time.”

According to 3D Print World, the decision to make statues was conceptualised very late and so it was difficult to make moulds, which would have been the common way to go about the manufacturing of the mementos. But due the time restrictions, 3D printing was the most optimum technology to create these statues.

With 3D printing, projects such as these can be accomplished in a very short duration, and with required customisation. The 3D printed mementos are lighter in weight when compared with a traditional moulded output. The project is a perfect example of how 3D printing technology can be used for low volume and low cost production with high levels of customisation and precision even at short notice.

MIT Dome Project

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Above: The Saint Shri Dnyaneshwara World Peace Dome/Image Credit: 3D Print World Pvt. Ltd

Last year, on the occasion of Public Dedication ceremony of “Saint Dnyaneshwara World Peace Prayer Hall and Library”, which sits atop at the MIT World Peace Library at Vishwarajbaug campus or the World Peace Monument to the world, 3D Print World along with ShaperBot also 3D printed 180 replicas of the World Peace Monument.

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Above: The 3D Printed replicas of Saint Dnyaneshwara World Peace Prayer Hall and Library or The World Peace Monument/Image Credit: 3D Print World Pvt. Ltd

The replicas of the World Peace Monument were fully 3D printed with the same detailed finishing as the actual design.

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Above: The 3D Printed replica of World Peace Monument being presented to Hon’ble Vice-President of India, Shri Venkaiah Naidu/Image Credit: 3D Print World Pvt. Ltd

The dedication ceremony, which took place on October 2, the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi last year, was marked by presence of Vice President of India, Hon’ble Shri Venkaiah Naidu who also inaugurated the MIT World Peace Library and Shri Devendra Fadnavis, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Maharashtra.

About 3D Print World Pvt. Ltd: 3D Print World Pvt. Ltd is a one stop shop for all 3D printing related requirements PAN India. The company sells all types of 3D Printers and raw materials and also offer 3D designing, scanning and rapid prototyping services.


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