Members of the Indian 3D printing community have come together and created the world’s tallest 3D printed statue of Lord Ganesha. This statue will be inaugurated at the upcoming AMTech Expo, following which it will be showcased at multiple cities.
About the World’s Tallest 3D Printed Statue of Lord Ganesha
It is a 10 feet tall statue 3D printed as a single part. Its footprint is 5×5 square feet, and weighs 200 kg.
It is created using a giant 1000 cubic feet 3D printer, fully made in India, and is the first 3D print coming out of this printer. The details of the statue are:
- Dimensions: (LWH): 5ft x 5ft x 10ft
- Weight: 200 kg
- Build time: 3 days
- Average material deposition rate: Approximately 3kg per hour
- Method: FFF layered deposition
- Raw material: Natural PETG pellets
Various members of the Indian Additive Manufacturing Forum have contributed to this undertaking. They include the following companies:
Banker 3D Works, Ahmedabad – Commissioned the 3D printer and contributed the machine time
3D Adda, Pune – Contributed the 3D design file of the statue
Sahas Softech, Mumbai – Performed Post processing on the statue
Indian 3D Printing Network – Provided platform to inaugurate and exhibit the statue
Solidspace Technologies, Nashik – Contributed to the raw material, and provided technology inputs for pellet 3D printing for the statue
Technolexis, Hyderabad – Contributed to the logistics of the statue
Aha 3D, Jaipur – Manufactured the 3D printer and performed the 3D print.
The vision of the team is to establish India’s technology leadership in the field of 3D printing. This statue demonstrates the team’s end-to-end technology expertise as a nation which they look forward and expand towards creating more such milestones in the future.
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