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1 Self-replication and Manufacturing Adrian Bowyer reprap.org Exeter University 13 July 2012

2 What is RepRap? RepRap is a self-replicating 3D printer

3 RepRap Facts RepRap can copy about half its own parts. The other half: hardware shops and on-line. Cost of all the materials £300. Working volume: 140 x 140 x 100 mm 3. Material: most plastics. Print rate: 19 ml/hour (one day to replicate). Licence: GPL.

4 RepRap Makes

5 RepRap Makes 4

6 It's like MP3 music sharing, but for real solid stuff......ultimately any stuff

7 First replication 29 May 2008

8 Biology – mutualist symbiosis RepRap = flowers People = insects Goods = nectar

9 RepRap: destroyer of industry Detroit, USA, 2010

10 Destroying Things Swindon, UK, 2012 Moved, not Destroyed That way never works

11 The Arrow of Time Always works

12 The Arrow of Time

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14 The Future Everyone in the developed world runs their own CD pressing plant

15 The Future Everyone in the developed world runs their own CD pressing plant Photographic Lab

16 The Future Everyone in the developed world runs their own CD pressing plant Photographic Lab And printing press

17 The Future Why not their own factory...

18 The Future...that makes more factories?

19 Much less need for...

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