zortrax 3D printed super hero eyes

By On Tue, January 19, 2016 · 3D Printing, Cosplay, News2 Comments

Out of all of the computer 3D printing device manufacturers out there, Zortrax may be one of the most to show off their 3D printing devices’ capabilities through the creation of awe-inspiring 3D printable creations. Their robotic arm was a highly sought after item and their 3D printed MIDI controller was a thing I’m yet appearing to get my hands on. Their latest is a attractive Batman-esque cowl certain to entice any cosplayer, despite not being synonymous with any actual superhero universe.

zortrax 3D printed super hero

Jumping after the countless cosplay creations executed with 3D printing, Zortrax developer Piotr Czyżewski created a generic superhero character which may show off the capabilities of Zortrax 3D printing devices. On the back of the cowl is a spinal element, modeled after a protective shield, red LEDs are utilized to turn it into the character’s red eyes.

zortrax 3D printed super hero back

The 46 individual parts were sliced in Z-Suite and 3D printed over the course of 11 days, preceding being screwed together. No post-processing was required, given the already-polished appear which HIPS, in this case Zotrax’s Z-HIPS, has when printed.

zortrax 3D printed super hero parts

But it may take a bit of time to conclude, Zortrax has created this mask on the market for free download so which, once you print the mask, you can put it all together by yourself. All you will require is a few 3 mm screws, an Allen wrench, 4 12-volt LED lights, cables, a 12V power donate, glue, and a soldering iron for wiring the LEDs and power donate. By giving away the files, Zortrax is demonstrating the customizability offered with 3D create and 3D printing. You can modify the create to your preference and 3D print the parts in the colors of your choice. If you’ve got a 3D scanner and the skills, you can actually modify the create to fit your own head!

zortrax 3D printed super hero different colors

Whilst it may not belong to a particular Super Hero universe, it is unquestionably worthy of one. Maybe a 3D Printed Justice League? Definitely not an original name, but it’s a thing. Anyway, I’m open to suggestions.

Michael Molitch-Hou

About The Author

Michael is Editor-In Chief of 3D Printing Industry and the founder of The Reality™ Institute, a service institute dedicated to determining what’s real and what’s not so which you don’t have to. He is a graduate of the MFA Critical Studies & Writing Program at CalArts, and a firm advocate of world peace. Michael already resides in San Pedro with his magical wife, Danielle.

  • Benjamin Collins

    perhaps a advantageous name may be “Instant Heroes”

    • Mike Molitch-Hou

      Much advantageous!