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3D printing eggshells

created by: Arne Ryckewaert, Keanu T'Kindt, Eline Voskuilen

Coposition

Xantaan             12g

Distilled water     300 ml

Eggshells            360 g (find local)

Tools

  • cooking pot

  • spoon

  • stoneflower (3D-printer)

Uses and difficulty

Uses

Bio alternative for PLA printing

Difficulty

**


Sources

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Recipe

Step 1:

Weigh all ingredients and then mix water and xanthaan. Stir until it is an homogeneous paste

Step 2:

Grind the eggshells into powder
Add eggshells to the paste

Step 3:

Fill the extruder with paste, avoid air bubbles
Printing specifications: - Layer height: 2mm - Speed: 25 mm/second - Pressure: 0.08 bar 
Store until it is completely dry

End Of Life

Reusable

  • Printed prototype (when soaked in water)

Compostable

  • printed prototype

Other form of waste

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