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Extruded Fractal Flake

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3D model description

Extruded fractal flake prototype.

A predecessor to the fractal flake vase I made some years ago. The basic shape and parametric model is almost the same: A variation of the Koch-curve with hexagons, which changes in rotation and fractal-depth along the extruded direction.

The geometry was created using Rhino3D and Grasshopper.


3D printing settings

Printer: Generic
Rafts: No
Supports: No
Resolution: 0.3 mm
Infill: 0
Filament brand: Generic
Filament color: Generic
Filament material: PLA

Notes:

The file should be printed in spiral or vase mode, where only the outer shell is used. With a thickness of 0.4-0.6 mm there's a good compromise between stiffness and translucency.

3D printer file information

  • 3D design format: STL Folder details Close
    • 210904_extruded-fractal-flake.stl

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  • 3D model size: X 71.7 × Y 64.1 × Z 200 mm
  • Publication date: 2021/12/01 at 01:03

License

CC BY NC SA

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Creator

My name is Alec Singh and I’m working in architecture and structural engineering. I have a strong background in computational design and digital fabrication methods.This is the place where I share my work and research.

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