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Hyperboloid of One Sheet

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I found this Hyperboloid of One Sheet to be so beautiful that I printed a second one to sit in my living room. My Multivariable Calculus students like it too.

The Hyperboloid of One Sheet also works well demonstrating the relationship among it, the Circular Cone, and the Hyperboloid of Two Sheets. See the additional photo.

Created with Mathematica and printed on my MakerGear M3-ID.

Note: Some files are rather large since I was working to get a very high resolution. I designed this in Summer 2018.

See the rest of my collection. They were all designed and printed to stand at the same height, to work well for display by me during discussion in front of a classroom, and to be large enough for students to get their hands on them to really feel the shapes and the curves. We refer to these often throughout the course.

Quadric Surfaces Set (all of the below included)
Parabolic Cylinder
Circular Paraboloid
Hyperbolic Paraboloid
Hyperboloid of One Sheet
Circular Cone
Hyperboloid of Two Sheets

3D printing settings

Approximately 193 mm tall at 100% size. The small one was printed approximately 40% scale.

I printed this with 0.2 mm layer height, 0 top layers, 0 bottom layers, 4 outline/perimeter shells, and 0% infill. No supports. No raft.

  • 3D file format: STL
  • Publication date: 2019/11/16 at 06:24



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I am a high school math teacher and 3D printing hobbyist. I have been 3D printing since 2017 and enjoy making things for my classes and my own children and home in San Diego, California, USA.

I have a 3D printing sub-site See my video on YouTube and my user story written and published by Simplify3D. I design with Mathematica, CorelDRAW, Fusion 360, and Tinkercad. I love my MakerGear M3-ID and my Palette 2S Pro. I have a Monoprice Mini as well.



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