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Exrusion-powered handmade stool Prototype

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Exrusion-powered handmade stool Prototype

20/03/2019 at 16:59

We gave a workshop in the Spinnerei in Leipzig during the exhibition “Neue Urbane Produktion”. It was the first time we used the Extruder, which works with a Extrusion coil, we casted form brass. (More about this in another topic).

We extruded round sticks of plasic with a mold made of an extruded seamless aluminium-tube, so we got a very smooth, almost industrial-like surface.
We then took those sticks, wrapped 3 of them in a in a plastic bandage and brought them in position . so that they buildt one corner of the stool…

We did this several times for each corner, until we finally had a stable stool, that can be taken apart.

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starter
20/03/2019 at 17:41
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here’s some more pictures

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dedicated
20/03/2019 at 19:17
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Those rods look really good. Are you seeing any voids? Have you cut one up to see if there are any internal voids?
Great work, thanks for sharing.

warrior
21/03/2019 at 13:40
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You first extruded the black parts, and they will just slide out of the grey sockets you extruded over the top? What material is it, HDPE?

starter
25/03/2019 at 14:11
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There are no Voids inside, We used a fitted plug to hold back the material,

dedicated
26/03/2019 at 19:10
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Thank you. Do you apply force to the plug or is it just friction resistance?

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