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Many 3D prints are of, or close to, cylindrical symmetry – cup, watch, pen… We therefore propose a printer based on polar coordinates: r (radius), phi (angle), and z (height). It makes full use of new g-code written with arc in mind, instead of segments.



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A multicultural team of microtechnology engineers, programmers and designers from the HE-Arc (University of Applied Science, Neuchatel) and EPFL (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne): Jerome Mizeret, Gaetan Bussy, Richard Timsit, Xavier Alexandre, Julien Marchand and Loris Vettese.